Leaders do not often suffer from a lack of self-confidence. Important in some leadership settings, that same trait can often lead to political and public affairs mistakes. Even very recent history is littered with the mistakes made by leaders whether
Last week, Mark Zuckerberg published his ‘Building Global Community’ open letter – or, as the BBC called it – his “manifesto to re-boot globalisation”. At first glance, it may seem hypocritical for the man who says he isn’t interested in
Dealing with the Byzantine machinery of a government department or large multinationals can be dispiriting. We’ve all had more than our fair share of waiting on hold and filling in forms. Google, long-known as an innovator, has taken this to
If the role of the public relations adviser is to be the eyes, ears and conscience of an organisation, how are you advising your management team? Public relations is a management discipline and rapid change within the political world is
We advocate globalisation, yet we prefer nationalism. We are vocal supporters of entrepreneurs and private enterprise, yet we vehemently complain when others become too rich. We believe in democracy and the right of free speech, yet we easily get appalled
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s first press briefing was a case study example of how not to work with the media. Here are five things a professional communicator wouldn’t have done, especially on the first day in the role.
Public relations is on the front line in helping organisations tackle fake news. Here’s how. Fake news isn’t new. It’s as old as media itself. What is new is the speed that it is shared around the internet. You can
Well, another year is almost over. How did you do? As we turn our attentions to the new year, what are your goals for 2017? Every business wants to grow year-on-year, so do your PR and marketing plans need a