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Ketchum’s Secret Superpower: Empathy

by Michael O'Brien| July 19, 2021

I have always taken great pride in being a part of the Ketchum family, but never more than the last year. As an agency, we have truly lived our purpose, showing up for each other and our clients to do work that truly matters. The effort, resilience and care Ketchum people displayed daily was inspiring, […]

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How Brands and Employers Can Support the LGBTQ+ Community

by Mike Doyle| July 6, 2021

Pride 2021 came to a rousing close last week, but the turning of the calendar cannot mean we turn our focus away from the continued education, dialogue and focus on accelerating acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community. It’s critical that we expand beyond each community’s “month” and focus on intersectionality for every race, identity, and ability […]

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Strong Roots Can Produce Beautiful Leaves

by Alicia Solanki| June 29, 2021

It’s funny how in our industry today, the word on everyone’s lips is “culture.” Having grown up in a multi-generational, moderately religious, bustling Indian household in the Midlands, culture was no stranger in our household. I was always surrounded by colours, smells, textures and stories which were heavily influenced by the vibrancy and mythological origins […]

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A Few Final Pearls for Life and Career

by Rob Flaherty| June 15, 2021

Over the course of my life and career, I’ve gathered many pearls of wisdom from the brilliant colleagues, clients and thought leaders I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and learning from. On my last official day of work before retirement, I’d like to share a few in the hopes that they help guide new and […]

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Letting Go of Impostor Syndrome 

by Monique Rios| June 2, 2021

Before I started my career at Ketchum, I often experienced the fear of failure and self-doubt that are associated with impostor syndrome. I had several jobs and internships where I felt inadequate. I remember constantly worrying whether I was actually qualified or just lucky. I’d find myself afraid that my managers, colleagues and even friends would […]

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Pride Month 2021: Evolving the Celebration

by Bryan deCastro| May 27, 2021

This June, millions of people will join together for Pride Month 2021, the nation’s largest LGBTQIA+ celebration. Pride Month has traditionally been a time for parades and other events held in support of the LGBTQIA+ community and in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots. This uprising became a tipping point for the emerging gay rights movement […]