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Irrefutible Rules of Executive Media Training

If business and political leaders committed to listening to their media specialists before talking to the press, their interview success rate would be through the roof.  The journalist would be on the receiving end of a better interview delivered by … Continue reading

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The Week’s Reputations in Review

Let’s take a look at the week’s reputation news for… BP. Today is Earth Day, which was originally created after an oil spill, and this week also marks the one-year anniversary of the BP Gulf disaster.  In the weeks that … Continue reading

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What’s on the Horizon for BP?

Wednesday, April 20, will be the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf Coast. Just a week out from that infamous date, BP is holding its annual general shareholder meeting, an event which is reigniting the flames … Continue reading

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A Virtual “Corrections” Page – Can it Really Protect One’s Reputation Forever?

This morning, my colleague forwarded me a New York Times article about a new web site called ICorrect, which, according to the site “protects one’s reputation in cyberspace forever.”  Hmm, bold claim; I read on. The site goes on to … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye

  Today’s post is bittersweet: after helping to establish The Fosbury Flop just over one year ago, and watching it become such a dynamic source of information regarding reputation communications and current events, I can’t help but feel a sense … Continue reading

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Reputation Resolutions for 2011

It’s that time of year again –  time to start thinking about how we can make 2011 NOT like 2010 by resolving to do things differently and, hopefully, better. New Year’s resolutions typically go one of two ways: A. We pick … Continue reading

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Performance Counts

“Well done is better than well said.”  –Benjamin Franklin Later this week, Inc. magazine will honor America’s fastest growing private companies over the past three years with a reception in Washington, DC. The Inc. 500 represents an especially impressive group, … Continue reading

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Can Money Buy Happiness? Perhaps…up to a Point

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been told that money cannot buy happiness. Think about it.  All the money in the world won’t reverse the damage inflicted on the people and wildlife of the Gulf Coast (and … Continue reading

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Grumpy and Ready for a Long Weekend

Perhaps it’s the unnatural September heat and humidity, but I am in a critical, even ornery, mood this week. On Wednesday, I even took an “all-in-good-fun” shot at The Honorable Senator Scott Brown and his high-flying hat styling. Today, as … Continue reading

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Reputation Wrap-Up: Turn the Page

As we amble through the hazy, hot and humid weather, summer reading season is in full swing. Lucky for us, we witnessed several interesting chapters in the news this week. Some folks wished for a few more pages before the … Continue reading

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