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In 2021, Vision and Visibility Are No Longer Electives for CEOs - Microphone on abstract background

In 2021, Vision and Visibility Are No Longer Electives for CEOs

by Samantha Wolf and Bill Zucker| February 9, 2021

As our nation reeled in the aftermath of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, a man whose mission is to fight for justice noticed a shift from the C-suite. “CEOs have become the fourth branch of government,” the Anti-Defamation League’s Jonathan Greenblatt told The New York Times. “They’re trying to hold the country together.” For […]

A Davos Week Unlike Any Other - World Economic Forum logo

A Davos Week Unlike Any Other

by Laura Clementi, Tom Derrick and Alicia Stetzer| February 2, 2021

Against the backdrop of a global pandemic crippling economies and restricting livelihoods around the world, more pressure than ever was on the business and world leaders who last week convened for the World Economic Forum’s non-traditional Davos Agenda virtual summit. With many sessions openly broadcast to the global public and the Forum’s 25 million social media followers, […]

How President Biden’s First 100 Days Will Affect Your Organization’s Communications Approach

How President Biden’s First 100 Days Will Affect Your Organization’s Communications Approach

by Corinne Gudovic| January 21, 2021

Inauguration Day marked a change in our country’s leadership, and with it the promise of several swift policy transformations. Within hours of taking office President Biden took immediate action on several issues from pandemic management to social justice to environmental policy. The changes announced today, and those still anticipated, will have a dramatic impact on […]

The Next Chapter: A Case for Stronger Post-Election Communication

The Next Chapter: A Case for Stronger Post-Election Communication

by Tamara Norman and Bill Zucker| November 9, 2020

There’s little doubt that, like many things in politics, different Americans watching Saturday evening’s speeches from President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris had different emotions. But as we turn the corner from an unprecedented moment in our history, communicators have a chance to seize on the tone of the incoming President as they […]

Elections in the Workplace: Make Flexibility the Party Line

Elections in the Workplace: Make Flexibility the Party Line

by Lauren Butler| October 27, 2020

What is the right stance for an employer to take during an election? A generation ago, the answer was easy: none. Politics was something you left in the parking lot, and voting was something you did on the way to work or on the way home. In the age of engagement, those barriers have fallen. […]

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 […]