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Modern Energy Battles Demand Science-Backed Stakeholder Support

by Jerry Thompson| February 19, 2013

With the recent 60 Minutes TV profile of Daniel Day-Lewis, who so powerfully portrayed our most popular US President in the 2012 bio-pic “Lincoln,” we continue to examine the emotion and pain of the Civil War. With President Obama’s SOTU address, we’re reminded that the nation remains essentially at war over the development and delivery […]

Effective Communication: Oxygen to Feed Our Economy?

by Jerry Thompson| March 22, 2012

Energy is the oxygen of our economy, and the view from CERAWeek, one of the world’s most important gatherings of corporate and government energy leaders, is that the energy sector needs to get very good at explaining that. We heard from speaker after speaker that the energy sector’s ability to communicate effectively and with credibility […]

Activist-citizens: The Changing Face of Influence

by Jerry Thompson| February 1, 2012

As we face another year of jagged uncertainty, here’s a growing challenge to business leaders:  yesterday’s line between the masses and elite market influencers is as muddied as the turf under an Occupy Wall Street protest. There really is a shift in the balance of power across the stakeholder spectrum, and you can expect it […]