Posts:November 2015, Communications

7 Lessons for Effective Leadership

by Rod Cartwright| November 24, 2015

As Seen In…World Economic Forum Agenda Blog “Please, pray for me”. With those words, Pope Francis closes every speech and sermon he gives. This is a powerful acknowledgement of one’s own imperfections from the leader who came second only to Nelson Mandela in the Forum’s recent Global Shapers Annual Survey, which asked the community which leaders they […]

#BlogHerFood 2015 Conference: The Power of the Food Influencer

by Erin Hanley| November 16, 2015

Last weekend, I attended the seventh annual BlogHer Food Conference in Chicago, which hosted over 600 attendees including bloggers and brands. BlogHer (bought by SheKnows Media in 2014), began as a conference in 2005 bringing together US women engaging on social media to create a sense of community. Today, it is the world’s largest conference […]

Empowering “Entry Level CEOs” to Speak Up and Stand Out!

by Hilary McKean| November 12, 2015

This weekend, I spoke to several hundred college students at the PRSSA International Conference in Atlanta. It was a thrilling experience, and those who know me well won’t be surprised to hear that I encouraged them to fearlessly lean in to their innate leadership qualities—to boldly speak up and stand out. In an era of […]

How a “Geek Beyond Measure” Became CEO of Ketchum Europe

by David Gallagher| November 9, 2015

As Seen In… PRMoment “I was a geek beyond measure as a teenager (this may be chronic).” This is the confession of David Gallagher, CEO Europe of PR firm Ketchum, as he describes how he has changed (or not) since his earliest years growing up in the US. “Over the course of a year, I […]

Winning By Giving

by Katie Michel| November 6, 2015

As a member of Ketchum’s Sustainability and Social Impact Practice, nothing gives me more pride than the fact that Ketchum embodies the counsel we provide to our clients. Which is why there is no better month than September, Ketchum’s annual month of service: Ketchum’s Social Responsibility (KSR) Month. This year over 1,200 colleagues from 36 […]

Eight Areas of Social & Digital Planning for 2016

by Stephen Waddington| November 4, 2015

As organizations around the world lay the groundwork for their 2016 plans, here are eight areas of focus in the social and digital space that I believe will be critical for the year ahead (click to tweet).