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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 […]

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 […]

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.

Coming Up Clutch: The Bridge Between Crisis Preparedness & Major League Baseball

by Blake Rhodes and Doug Petkus| October 15, 2019

For sports fans, October means playoff baseball. Only 10 of 30 teams earn a chance to compete for the 2019 World Series title, and none got there by accident. Major League Baseball teaches us that taking year-round steps to avoid calamity during the season is a blueprint for all organizations – regardless of industry. Injuries, […]

4 Tips to Upgrade Your Approach to Issues Management

by Caryn Benisch| April 25, 2019

In today’s rapidly changing political landscape, issues management may be more important than ever before. I recently attended a workshop hosted by the Public Affairs Council that reinforced the increasing relevance and value for organizations to be prepared for issues-related threats and opportunities. Before delving into key learnings from the workshop, let’s define the term […]

Food for Thought: Is Your Company Ready for “Techlash”?

by Melissa Kinch| March 21, 2019

Technology brands have championed the idea of disruption in all parts of our businesses and lives. But is there a different kind of disruption coming for the industry?  One marked by diminished reputations and lack of adoration from consumers?