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Celebrity Chef Gets Burned

New York celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped into a real stew of his own making last week after he equated bankers with Hitler and Stalin during remarks at a Time Magazine event to propose Persons of the Year. Read more

Herm Cain and Crisis

At  CommCore we try to avoid stepping into the political fray.  The office is not the voting booth. Yet, politicians inspire us to think about issues, communications and crisis.  We don’t know where this week’s issue -allegations of Herm Cain sexually harassing employees – will end up. Read more

TelePrompter-itis?

Republican candidates are trying to score political points on President Obama for his oratorical style. The same man who is often lauded for his effective speechmaking is being criticized as president for what political opponents are calling over reliance on the TelePrompter. Read more

Message Brainstorming: Opening Up The Bottle

Esquire’s Ross McCammon was intentionally making light of corporate message brainstorming sessions in his recent blog “What’s The Secret to Brainstorming?”
We took the tongue-in-cheek approach in stride   — “You could put a bottle of tequila in the middle of the table” – after all, we at CommCore have our own message development methodology and techniques that do produce results. Read more

Conference Call Coping

Words we don’t usually hear: “Oh, boy, I’ve got a conference call coming up.”

OK, so perhaps it’s a good news call because you landed a new client with a knock-your-socks-off proposal. Read more