Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

in team sports. Social media interaction isn’t exactly a team sport. I also try to instill the “we’re a team” ethic in my PR Concentration students at Curry College , all of whom came of age in the “social” era…or should we say “ anti -social” era??? Teamwork” is a contact sport…you come in contact with your colleagues, put your thoughts and ideas into play, pass off the “ball” to another for refinement, and, in the end, you “score” with success for your client or employer.

CEO reputation and PR: How online challenges have intensified brand risk

Media Bullseye

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review examined the increasing likelihood that CEOs who have ethical lapses will be dismissed. Titled “CEOs Are Getting Fired for Ethical Lapses More Than They Used To,” the piece references a PwC Strategy& CEO Success study that was covered in a May 2017 issue of Strategy + Business. The study found that there has been a notable increase in the number of CEO dismissals because of ethical indiscretions.

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15 Up-and-Coming PR and Social Media Marketers to Watch

Communications Conversations

Jordan has a true passion for communication and sports! Bank (nominated by Monica Wiant). Bank social media team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She develops content for the bank’s social channels and supports marketing campaigns as a social media specialist. Megan’s positive attitude, mature professionalism and outstanding work ethic stood out to both clients and leaders.

Tokyo 2020 grapples with Olympic bid allegations

PR Daily

The payment, sent from a Japanese bank, was marked “Tokyo 2020 Olympic Game bid.” An IOC spokesman told The Guardian that its chief ethics and compliance officer has been communicating with French magistrates and the organization is a civil party to the justice procedure, but refused to elaborate: The IOC’s chief ethics and compliance officer will continue to be in contact with all interested parties to clarify any alleged improper conduct.

How Many PR pros Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb?

Waxing UnLyrical

Because it is a FACT that most PR pros are good, ethical people, trying to do their best by their clients and companies. They had the gall – the GALL – to ask me to share a pre-crafted tweet, so that I could feel pleased to “be a good sport.” Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. When I keynote, I often kick off with a joke.