Join Mark Ragan in Texas or Florida for his Internal Communications Leadership Forum

PR Daily

As an internal communications executive, your to-do list never ends. That's exactly why Mark Ragan created the Internal Communications Leadership Forum. Waddell and Reed Financial. Raymond James Financial.

Walmart KOs violent-video displays but keeps guns, Uber spins bad financials, and blackface at Belgium’s Africa Museum draws ire

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RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ]. Farmer Boys scores on social media with ‘bacon intern’ search. We've launched our first-ever search for a paid BACON INTERN.

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Looking at Leadership Today: Amy Lyons, SHIFT President

Shift Communications

In honor of Presidents’ Day, we sat down with SHIFT’s President, Amy Lyons , to get her thoughts on leadership and management in public relations and beyond. There are a growing number of women taking on leadership positions in marketing and PR, including here at SHIFT.

Social Selling Training for Insurance Agents and Financial Advisors


Wondering how social selling training for insurance agents and financial advisors really works - and how it can work for you to attract leads, convert sales and build referrals? Presented for insurance and financial advisors by Barbara Rozgonyi.

Responsible communication leadership: putting employees first

PR Conversations

Following the financial crisis in 2008, management thinkers and others have rightly questioned the role of business leaders in society. A new term coined: responsible leadership. A new term has emerged for an elevated emphasis on ethical business practice: responsible leadership.

Celebrating Women on International Women’s Day … and Every Day

Waxing UnLyrical

International Women’s Day – coming up in less than a week – is a time to recognize women around the world for their achievements. For International Women’s Day, I’m sharing some of the powerful and encouraging quotes from several of the amazing women I’ve interviewed.

‘The new, now’: How Accenture altered its mindset to overhaul its comms

PR Daily

We believe that the right organization, based on a culture of collaboration, leadership, value, and constant development, can enable world-class innovation. Executive Communication External Communications How We Did It Internal Communications Leadership Communications

Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

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Each year the Federal Reserve conducts a financial health checkup on banks, called a stress test , to determine how solid they are. banks have significantly rebounded from the 2008 financial shock. Leadership (14.1%).

Affect versus effect: Clarity on this tricky soundalike tandem

PR Daily

The rapid changes she made after she got the job effected a complete turnaround in the company’s financial position.”. External Communications Internal Communications Leadership Communications Nonprofit Communications Writing & Editing

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

When Tom Foremski quit the Financial Times he was the first big mainstream media journalist to start making a living from a blog. Earlier this week Anne Gregory, president of the Global Alliance of international PR associations, tweeted about her abhorrence of the term corporate journalism.

Conference Recap: Richard Dreyfuss on the Importance of Civics in the Classroom


PRSA presented Richard Dreyfuss with its inaugural Civic Engagement Award yesterday during the 2019 International Conference in San Diego. Thought Leadership ICON PRSA International Conference

PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

As a former head of CorpComm functions at Fortune 100 financial institutions, these priorities resonate for a number of reasons. Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0 A Guest Post by Simon Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch TM.

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Communications Careers: Measuring Progress in Steps Through Peaks & Valleys

PR Expanded

The site has 5,000 agencies and consultant profiles in areas including crisis communications, public relations, internal communications, government affairs, investor relations, content marketing, social media, SEO, website development, photography, and video.

6 top concerns for corporate communications leaders

PR Daily

Under pressure from the CEO, many communications pros are frustrated by internal challenges like getting buy-in for a data source that measures reputation and that aligns with other corporate KPIs and business results.

7 ways to wrangle an unpredictable leader

PR Daily

Social media analytics, financial statements, stock price reports, news media headlines and focus group feedback can all reveal shifts in sentiment. Branding Crisis Communications External Communications Leadership Communications Media Relations

Will your culture scale as you grow? Ask these 9 key questions

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RELATED: Join us at Facebook for our Internal Communications and Employee Engagement Summit. ]. distinctive people policies, practices, internal initiatives, social rituals)? The leadership question. Employee Engagement Internal Communications The Workplace

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How communicators can change their organization’s objectives

PR Daily

FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ]. Obviously, staying in alignment with financial laws and regulations,” she says, “but you add on. That’s our role, and sometimes it is hard to speak up against that internal consensus.”.

How Goldman Sachs showcases its leaders in authentic messaging

PR Daily

The latter is true for Kaydee Bridges , Goldman Sachs’ VP of digital and social media strategy, who spoke at Ragan’s 2019 Leadership and Executive Communications Conference in Washington, D.C.

Kroger joins push for tougher gun laws, consumers readily change brands, and WeWork’s founder walks back trademark sale

PR Daily

Also: Nissan’s leadership crisis escalates, MillerCoors wins an injunction over corn syrup messaging, and Vienna reigns as the world’s most livable city. Pinterest seeks to woo advertisers and international users as IPO looms.

Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

Girls learn about entrepreneurship as they run their own cookie businesses,” she said in a press release. … “The important business and financial literacy skills girls learn through the program are proven to build their leadership skills and position them for success in the future,” added Acevedo.

TikTok’s ads anger influencers, Instagram tests ‘Group Story’ feature, and Houston Rockets apologize for Hong Kong tweet

PR Daily

Our presence in Tokyo is all about the promotion of the @NBA internationally and we are NOT a political organization. Global hot-button issues are tricky, especially if your organization has a worldwide audience or international stakeholders.

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The PR Case For The Social CEO

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The CEO job was mainly to deliver a strong financial performance. When used well, social media blends direct communication with customers and employees, thought leadership, and brand-building. Entrepreneurship and leadership are always fruitful topics.

6 Ways to Encourage Innovative Thinking and Drive Organizational Success


Brad MacAfee will be presenting a professional development session on “ Innovation in Leadership ” on Monday, Oct. 9 at PRSA’s 2017 International Conference in Boston. There were challenges: limited client visibility and minimal access to leadership.

Walmart pushes back on gender bias claims, digital marketing is rising, and WeWork’s CEO apologizes for IPO debacle

PR Daily

Why it matters: The trade war with China has become a big problem for companies with extensive international portfolios, and some say the situation is damaging economies and consumers. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ].

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How PR pros see their budgets changing in 2020

PR Daily

In a recent survey, we asked more than 300 communications pros how they were planning for the coming financial year, and almost half the respondents said their budgets would hold steady. Leadership Communications PR Industry Research The Workplace

The Competition and Industry Gets a Vote on Your Marketing

Sword and the Script

You can’t get so focused on what you’re trying to do – that you lose sight of what else is happening – ethnically, politically, locally, nationally, internationally. For other businesses, this tendency is cultural, and the culture takes its cues from the leadership.

Away chief is out over toxic culture, Morgan Stanley to cut 1,500 jobs, and KFC’s chicken-scented Yule log sells out fast

PR Daily

Why it matters: Though internal communications are meant for employees’ eyes, those messages could wind up in external channels. Why you should care: Morgan Stanley will probably not be the only financial institution forced to make tough decisions to cut costs and remain profitable.

Ethisphere’s Global Ethics Summit Recap: Diversity as a Business Imperative


A recurring discussion at Ethisphere’s two-day Global Ethics Summit in New York City was how diversity and inclusion initiatives are changing the way businesses operate, altering everything from hiring practices and internal communications to consumer outreach.

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The Importance of Adaptive Response In The First Moments of Crisis Management

Melissa Agnes

For example, some threats might include: financial earnings, reputation, human life, or physical assets. And give authority to those people who have internalized these values of adaptive crisis response.

Why I Am Working Today, on the Day Without a Woman

Return on Reputation

Today is International Women’s Day. We launched a new service called HerVoice last year specifically to support women in leadership roles with their unique communications needs. I am at work. Pretty much like every other day.

Instagram offers ‘Product Launch’ stickers, Credit Suisse’s COO departs over spying scandal, and how communicators will use email in 2020

PR Daily

When you are ready to woo investors, don’t overpromise, and make sure you have the right leadership team in place to project stability and long-term profitability. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ].

3 Landmark Studies that Sum Up the State of Creativity for the CMO [UML]

Sword and the Script

Bruell noted: “More than one-quarter of respondents said the greatest advantage of having an internal agency was ‘knowledge of the brand,’ while 20% said the greatest advantage was the group’s ‘knowledge of the business.’ Growing any team is a leadership challenge.

Top Cybersecurity Trends For PR In 2020

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Financial services companies are getting into cryptocurrencies and have invested heavily in mobile experiences. Proactive and reactive commentary strategies, as well as bylines positioning cybersec clients’ expertise on how to solve the problem in the long term will further thought leadership.

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Why the NBA’s Hong Kong Controversy Is a Timely Lesson in Corporate Responsibility


As social media has empowered popular movements, large corporations have learned to react with increasing agility in their communications — and in their internal decision-making. James also made vague references to the financial, physical, emotional and spiritual harm Morey’s tweet could have caused. Thought Leadership Crisis Communications crisis management NBA reputation managementOn Oct.

7 Common PR Mistakes Startups Make

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Another key ingredient to PR success is a real commitment backed by necessary resources, both financial and human. To support the ongoing operation of a PR program, a company needs an internal manager, C-level insights and participation, and a roadmap for a 12-month period.

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2018 CHE Senior Summit Spotlight: Balancing Opposing Student Voices


State and federal governments are changing how institutions work, whether that means eliminating research funding, taxing endowments, or evolving Title IX (a 1972 civil rights law that bans discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs that receive federal financial assistance).

6 B2B Tech Trends From CES 2020

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The good news is — if you’re in cybersecurity and want to boost your thought leadership chops, CES offered a great newsjacking opportunity. Whether it’s Rubicon buying Telaria or Unruly being sold to Tremor International, it’s clear that 2020 will be the year of the acquisition.

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How To Prove PR ROI Through Multi-Touch Attribution


Go Beyond Financial Impact. Traditionally, ROI refers to the financial impact of your efforts. This is where having an expert, whether internal or external, to sift through the data and find the insights is crucial. *This article was provided by Cision , a PRSA partner.

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Who talks to (and about) colleagues like that?

PR Conversations

One would hope that a similar consciousness of respect is at the heart of most corporate communications functions , particularly when companies are large enough to commit resources not just to HR but also staff (or a team) dedicated to internal communications.

Why Newswires? The Past, Present & Future of Trusted News

Business Wire

With over 50 years of industry leadership, Business Wire has established irrefutable trust from within the news market and has proven its thorough understanding of the needs of the digital age by creating a technologically sophisticated, patented distribution network.