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Managing Volatility: What’s Ahead for Financial Services

Managing Volatility: What’s Ahead for Financial Services

by Becca Cooper| January 29, 2021

We’re only a month into 2021, but already the year is taking shape for financial services. The stock market is on a retail-investor-fueled rollercoaster, with Redditors taking on short-sellers, creating unprecedented volatility. The pandemic and subsequent lockdown spurred a digital reckoning, forcing brands from large banks to small fintechs to quickly reevaluate how they interact […]

2021 Tech Media Landscape: A New Administration, Virtual Events, a Hybrid Normal and Beyond

2021 Tech Media Landscape: A New Administration, Virtual Events, a Hybrid Normal and Beyond

by Lisa Sullivan| January 28, 2021

What are technology reporters and editors looking for this year? It’s a question we as communicators ask under even normal circumstances. But as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, and the nation strives to turn the page after a long and contentious election cycle, it’s even more pertinent. To help frame editorial planning for the coming […]

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 […]

Dietary Guidelines for Americans - photo illustration featuring various types of cuisines

What Food Marketing and Comms Pros Should Know—and Do—About the New Dietary Guidelines

by Lisa Bruno, MS, RD and Dylan Bailey, MS, RD| January 19, 2021

In case you missed it, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) in the typically quiet week between Christmas and the New Year. The DGAs are critically important for food policy decisions and will shape the general guidance on consumer eating patterns […]

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Striving Toward Dr. King’s Beloved Community

by Lindsay Wagner| January 18, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. often spoke of the “Beloved Community.” As described by The King Center, the memorial resource center and institution founded by Coretta Scott King: “Dr. King’s Beloved Community is a global vision in which all people can share in the wealth of the earth. In the Beloved Community, poverty, hunger and […]

Easing into 2021: Five Tips to Make the Best of a New Year

Easing into 2021: Five Tips to Make the Best of a New Year

by Amanda Kowal Kenyon| January 6, 2021

This post has been updated since its original publication. Like many in the professional services world, I spent the first week of 2021 re-acclimating to work following an extended holiday break. Though unexpected events here in the U.S. caused many of us to hit pause on some of our plans, it’s not too late to […]