Forget the “New Normal”

The “new normal” is a tired and meaningless phrase. Do a Google search. I did, and Google returned this: “About 4,960,000,000 results (0.68 seconds).” That’s close to five billion—with a capital “B.” Let’s agree on this from the start: There is nothing new or normal in 2022 except for the unrelenting pace of change that… Read more »

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The Female Advantage

I fixated on fitting in, wearing a bland outfit so as not to draw attention to myself. I worked at staying quiet, not saying too much, sitting at a table in the back of the room.

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The Great Reveal

If I had a nickel for every time I told a client, “That resignation was avoidable,” I would have a lot of nickels.

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Missing Time

Many of us are unsuspecting victims. We have all watched movie scenes in which extraterrestrials transport an innocent victim from their environment only to return them later. The unfortunate abductee typically retains no memory of the experience; however, they intuitively sense something is different. Their surroundings look the same, yet unexplainably, time has passed leaving… Read more »

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The Critical Question

What am I to that? The that, being any decision, circumstance, or ethical conundrum, significant or mundane, being placed before me at any given moment. The thing demanding my vote, that I signal via statement or action its endorsement or rejection. I ask myself this question a lot these days.

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Solutions for a Precarious Planet

I think that identifying solutions for the current environmental crisis is how we will ensure a healthy planet for future generations. Along these same lines, holding leaders accountable for implementing these solutions is how we will get the job done.

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What Corporates Can Learn from Start-Ups

It all started with £20,000 for a coffee-machine at the new Kipferl Café and Kitchen restaurant in Corums Field, London. I’ve spent the majority of my career in large, global companies, but roughly 15 years ago a friend gave me my first opportunity to invest in a start-up: his hospitality business.

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Tearing Down Walls and Building Bridges

I am convinced that those of us who dedicate ourselves to public relations are at the same time builders of bridges because bridges shorten distances, overcome obstacles, bring people closer, and open communications.

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