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Hitting Reset on CES 2022

Hitting Reset on CES 2022

by Lisa Sullivan| January 4, 2022

What Will This Week’s Show Teach Us About the Year Ahead for the Technology Industry? CES has long been viewed as a bellwether for the technology industry. In boom years, the Convention Center and surrounding hotels have been bursting at the seams, and the residents of Las Vegas welcomed us with open arms.  Hopes were high that CES 2022 would mark a major […]

Show Up. Stand Up. Why Values-Based Leadership is the New Normal

Show Up. Stand Up. Why Values-Based Leadership is the New Normal

by Mike Doyle| November 9, 2021

Looking at the year ahead and the powerful mix of opportunities and obstacles, the real new normal is that there isn’t one. How we as marketers and communications professionals tell our brand stories and showcase values-based leadership is more important than ever.   During AMA’s Coffee Break series, two leaders at Ketchum and I took time […]

Occupy Wall Street’s Influence on Corporate Purpose

Occupy Wall Street’s Influence on Corporate Purpose

by Jonathan Younger| October 6, 2021

A decade ago, I was settling into a new job in a new city supporting our agency clients from our New York office. The city had just marked the 10-year anniversary of September 11, while a week later – a few blocks away from the new memorial – a group assembled in a small plaza, […]

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Stakeholder Capitalism Is Back–Is Your Next Earnings Call Ready?

by Benjamin Thiele-Long| August 31, 2021

It has been two years since the Business Roundtable announced a new purpose. The statement that “the interests of stakeholders are relevant as a derivative of the duty to stockholders” was recently replaced by leading concepts of “value for customers,” “dealing fairly and ethically with suppliers,” and “supporting the communities in which we work.”   The Business Roundtable’s updated purpose is […]

True Equity Means Accessibility for All

True Equity Means Accessibility for All

by Katy Thompson| August 5, 2021

Last week marked the Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary – a law signed 31 years ago as a result of a decades-long fight from the disability advocacy community that legally recognized for the first time the exclusion of people with disabilities as discrimination. To mark this historic date the FDR Memorial Legacy Committee held its […]

A Few Final Pearls for Life and Career - photo of loose pearls in an upturned shell

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 […]