Monthly Archives: April 2016

Two Guys Walk into a Meeting…

Two doctors are getting ready for a big presentation. One turns to the other and says, “I don’t feel like doing this. Would you mind presenting my slides for me?” This sounds like the beginning of a corny joke. Maybe so. But the thing is, the joke is on the doctors. This is a true […]

Congress Wants You

Today’s entry is based on one of the 20 case studies in my position paper, “Beyond the Bottom Line: 20 Ways to Reduce Reputational Risk.” The risk Congress has taken note of your CEO’s extravagant bonuses and perquisites The Background It was just a matter of time. Rumor was your oh-so-elegant top executive was living the […]

Skype Interview Etiquette

Even the highest profile media outlets have taken to holding interviews via online video services such as Skype. The quality isn’t the best, but from the broadcasters’ point of view, it is far cheaper than renting a studio for your appearance. Plus, it offers flexibility of delivering news from more remote locales. The Skype phenomenon […]

How Much Consulting Has Your Consultant Really Done?

I can sometimes hear the tension in my potential clients’ voices. They are seeking communications training services and are puzzled just how to go about choosing the right consultant. They may be in search of media training for a newly promoted executive. Perhaps a keynote to a crucial trade group is right around the corner. […]