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Counseling from Inside the Fire

Counseling from Inside the Fire

by John Bradbury| December 1, 2020

The events of 2020 have affected all of us in different ways, but make no mistake—we’ve all been affected. For those of us working in crisis communications and reputation management, new dynamics are creating unexpected new challenges. I believe we will look back on this year as an inflection point for the communications disciplines related […]

Empathy: The Key to Human Connection in a Crisis

Empathy: The Key to Human Connection in a Crisis

by Andrew Moesel| October 14, 2020

Crisis is my job—it’s even right there in my title—but in 2020, it feels like we are all working in crisis, both professionally and in our personal lives. Recently, like so many of us, my friends and family have grappled with an onslaught of hardships: losing loved ones, getting fired, confronting the hard truths of […]

Preparing Communicators for a Disrupted or Contested Election Result

Preparing Communicators for a Disrupted or Contested Election Result

by Jordan Campbell and Alla Shkiler| September 29, 2020

Beyond party platforms, candidate rhetoric and long-term policy implications, the U.S. election itself poses potential reputational risks for businesses. A growing consensus is emerging that the result of this year’s election, barring a huge landslide, could be delayed due to an unprecedented number of mail-in ballots and/or the result being contested, leading to a protracted […]

Preparing for the Future of Tourism in a Post-COVID-19 World

Preparing for the Future of Tourism in a Post-COVID-19 World

by Sara Garibaldi, John Bradbury and | March 19, 2020

The coronavirus crisis is having massive impacts on the tourism industry—many of which will reshape the industry’s future landscape. What actions should the stakeholders of this industry be taking today from a marketing and communications perspective? The truth is no one knows for sure; we’re all figuring this out together. However, a business-as-usual approach is […]

Stand Up and SpeakOut

Can Companies Afford to Take a Stand?

by John Bradbury and Andrew Moesel| November 13, 2019

How risky is it, really, for companies to speak out on political or cultural issues? The new reality—in which some stakeholders expect corporations to express their opinions on controversial topics—understandably makes many corporate leaders very nervous. In this hyper-partisan, social media-driven environment these political and cultural matters have vocal opponents on both sides, and the […]

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Bolstering Cybersecurity Resiliency: Top 5 Trends for 2019

by Katherine Mackey| October 18, 2019

The world of cybersecurity is constantly evolving as hackers adapt their techniques, creating new tools and workarounds to exploit vulnerabilities that most businesses don’t even know exist until it is too late. Companies and security teams are fighting to become more agile and keep up pace.