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

PR Daily

RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ]. billion during this year’s second quarter—which, besides Kraft Heinz, General Electric and Newell Brands—is more than the remaining S&P 500 companies lost within their entire 2018 financial year reporting.

What Shadow Banking Means for Your Financial Services PR Program

Shift Communications

Financial services, as an industry umbrella term, includes personal finance, M&A, credit card related services, and robo advisors—just to name a few. What does Shadow Banking mean for a financial PR program? Public Relations Startups Technology Thought Leadership

Survey: Employees favor diverse leadership, but companies are lagging

PR Daily

Only 35 percent of full-time employees report that they have equal male and female leadership, and fewer than 18 percent have substantial female leadership, reports DesignRush , a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies.

10 Powerful Ways PR Can Boost Thought Leadership Strategy

B2B PR Sense

A thought leadership strategy is a blueprint for industry success. But thought leadership doesn’t happen overnight. PR and thought leadership strategy go hand in hand. Let’s now look at thought leadership and see how you can better position your strategy to reach your goals.

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.

How to Boost Your Thought Leadership PR with a Powerful Personal Brand

B2B PR Sense

A personal brand is like a powerful fuel for thought leadership PR -- and when used correctly with other PR tactics, it can skyrocket your success. A personal brand is not the same as thought leadership. You may be asking "What is thought leadership" and how does it differ?

A Case for Uber’s No. 2 Executive Coming from the PR Ranks

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, posted on the company’s website last week that the hunt is on for a No.

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

PR Daily

That's exactly why Mark Ragan created the Internal Communications Leadership Forum. Waddell and Reed Financial. Raymond James Financial. As an internal communications executive, your to-do list never ends. Demands come at you from every direction. Your plate is full.

‘Meaningful Social Interactions’ From Facebook’s Leadership Remain Scarce as Cambridge Analytica Story Accelerates

PR News

For example, Equifax, which was built on security and securing peoples’ financial data, demonstrated over the summer to be irresponsible on data security issues. The post ‘Meaningful Social Interactions’ From Facebook’s Leadership Remain Scarce as Cambridge Analytica Story Accelerates appeared first on PR News Blog. It can be delicate, a disaster or at least ironic when a brand that bases its business on something is shown to be deficient in it.

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

Reputation Us

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%).

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

It’s time to put PR ethics front and center

PR Daily

Ethical mishaps can cause corporations to lose customers, business partners, income and stock value, according to the Consequences of Managerial Indiscretions: Sex, Lies, and Firm Value , a study published in the Journal of Financial Economics.

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53% of PR pros use a wire service, Coca-Cola’s approach to inclusion, and words to banish

PR Daily

RELATED: Deliver powerful leadership messaging in a digital landscape ]. Picked ROI because often it's connected — without being able to demonstrate the financial return easily, CEO buy-in and resources are harder to obtain.

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6 top concerns for corporate communications leaders

PR Daily

Communicators strongly believe that reputation has a financial impact on their companies, but they require a better understanding of business-enhancing proof points. External Communications Leadership Communications corporate communication report

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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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. There were challenges: limited client visibility and minimal access to leadership. Porter Novelli is not the largest global agency in terms of financial or employee size.

Communications Careers: Measuring Progress in Steps Through Peaks & Valleys

PR Expanded

Prior to founding CommunicationsMatch, Locke held senior corporate communications roles at Prudential Financial, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank and founded communications consultancies. . Guest Post Leadership Mentoring PR 2.0

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

How to Get Your Agency Hired in a #PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

A founder of communications agencies and startups, he previously headed communications functions at Prudential Financial, Guest Post Leadership PR 2.0 A Guest Post by Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch ™.

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Merged banks’ new Truist moniker draws criticism online

PR Daily

It wrote in a press release : “Truist is a brand name representative of two mission- and purpose-driven companies coming together to serve our clients as a true financial partner,” said SunTrust Chief Executive Officer Bill Rogers, who will be President and Chief Operating Officer of the combined company until he succeeds King as Chief Executive Officer in September 2021. RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ].

Cloudfare dumps 8chan, Walmart won’t bend on guns, and how traditional media leads for decision-makers

PR Daily

The London-based bank split with CEO John Flint after only 18 months, signaling tough times ahead for the financial group. Crisis Communications Leadership Communications Morning Scoop Storytelling Visual & Video Communications Writing & Editing

The PR Case For The Social CEO

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

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.

A Journalist’s POV: Questions From A PR Team

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The best outcomes come from good relationships with discerning editors, such as Ira Apfel of the highly respected AFP (Association for Financial Professionals) publications, with whom we have had the pleasure of working.

Surveying the Past, Present and Future of PR


We are in an age with exogenous challenges, such as social and political complexity, forceful and rapid shifts in the dynamics of business and economics, technological and media disruption, and financial constraints. Pulse of the Profession 2018 industry trends leadership PR trends

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

Sword and the Script

For example, the financial crisis in 2008 spurred corporations to reduce the number of law firms they use (big companies can easily have 100 law firms) in favor of boosting headcount in corporate legal departments and bring more legal work in-house over the course of a decade.

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


Diversity Thought Leadership Diversity & Inclusion Ethics Ethisphere Metrics

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Silver Anvil Host Chef Jeff’s Recipe for Success in Life


Everybody knows what they need to do to bring about change, whether it’s physically, mentally or financially. Thought LeadershipJeff Henderson, a well-known TV chef, is in the middle of a non-culinary activity. “I

Study: As trust sags, employees and the public want CEOs to step up

PR Daily

That means business leaders can and should assume the reins of leadership. To gain public trust, all types of organizations must create policies and make decisions clearly aimed at improving society, rather than solely for the benefit of stockholders or the financial community. A shortfall of leadership. Executive Communication Leadership Communications

Should Marketing Be Held to a Higher Standard? Off Script No. 38: Lacey Ford of insightsoftware

Sword and the Script

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, the company is a global, financial reporting and enterprise performance management solution provider. Marketing CMO marketing leadership Off Script sales-marketing alignmentRevenue Driver. Pipeline builder. Marketing with a quota.

The Competition and Industry Gets a Vote on Your Marketing

Sword and the Script

This might occur during the development and launch preparation for a new product, the turmoil caused by cost-cutting, or the chaos of a reorganization, and sometimes, in preparation for a financial transaction. Marketing Dufflebag drag market research marketing leadership

6 Ways to Improve Your Business Expertise and Strengthen Your Ethical Core


For example, this month BEPS is sponsoring the webinar “The Ethical Expectations of Leadership.”. Some of the core competencies tested through the process include business literacy, organizational structure, leadership skills and problem solving.

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Why Business Students Should Learn Strategic Communications


While the PRSA MBA/Business Program is currently focused on partnering with business schools, the need for strategic communications also affects CEOs, chief information officers, chief financial officers, engineers, cyber chiefs, medical doctors and other corporate and nonprofit leaders.

Ethics: It’s All About Honesty


Writers are secretly paid to post hundreds of positive articles about companies on financial websites in an effort to influence investors. Ethics Thought Leadership Code of Ethics Ethics Month

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Content marketing has saturated fintech—here’s why success demands authenticity

Agility PR Solutions

There’s no shortage of content being generated by financial tech companies. Virtually all (96 percent)of the largest and most promising firms produce thought leadership regularly, with 66percentof those doing so on a monthly or weekly basis.

Warren Buffet Underscores the Value of Reputation

Sword and the Script

It may be hard to quantify the value of a reputation but it sure is meaningful when one of the world’s most prominent financiers says it’s important. Financier, PR man, crisis manager – and pitch man – this guy can do it all.

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. Crisis Management Resources Emergency Management Leadership in a Crisis Provoking Thought

Finding Common Ground With My Fellow Counselors


These conversations encompass everything that may go through the head of an owner or agency leader, such as how to hire, create a new business strategy, understand key financial metrics, start a digital practice, and find balance between life and work.

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).