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Posts Tagged: Communications

The Communications Gap in Leadership

A new globalstudy of public attitudes by Ketchum Public Relations’ Leadership Communications Monitor reinforces the existence of a gap between organizational leaders and a critical leadership skill – communication ability. Read more

F-Bomb!

F-bombs, four letter words, and other profanity are popping up much more frequently in the media these days. The standards of what is acceptable — on cable, YouTube and movies – is evolving.  (Profanity on “over the air” TV and radio is still regulated by the FCC.  But even these restrictions are now in question following the 8-0 Supreme Court decision in favor of broadcasters who received fines from the FCC for indecency.) CommCore’s question: Are F-Bombs and other words as acceptable in the workplace or other professional environments?
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Cisco Flips-Out

You may have seen the recent news that the Flip video camera is being discontinued by Cisco Systems. The camera – unique when it first came out as a high definition video device – was killed by smart phones. Read more

TRAINER, TRUSTED ADVISOR OR BOTH?

Burson Marsteller CEO Mark Penn hits the nail on the head when comparing King George the VI’s speech therapist Lionel Logue (as portrayed by Geoffrey Rush in the Oscar-winning movie “The King’s Speech”) with advising a CEO. Read more