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I write about communication, leadership and change, drawing on a 30-year career in journalism, public relations and management.
Tag Archives: Social media
Imagine that you’ve written what might well be the next great American novel. You submit it to Simon & Schuster, and they seem interested. They ask you for some rewrites, but ultimately they drop it. Your novel languishes. That is, … Continue reading →
As a communicator, I’ve spent my career helping organizations and their leaders better tell their story, so I’m always on the lookout for a good analogy or metaphor. Speakers who are able to explain complex concepts with easy-to-understand examples from … Continue reading →
I had lunch last week with my friend and former NAFCU colleague John Zimmerman, who showed me a clever 6-second video he made on Vine—a social media app that has gotten a lot of attention lately but one that I … Continue reading →
Last week, I wrote about the McKinsey Global Institute’s list of 12 most disruptive technologies; this week, I want to look at a companion piece from McKinsey: “Ten IT-enabled business trends for the decade ahead.” The pace of information technology … Continue reading →
Last week I had the opportunity to hear a number of excellent speakers at several venues. Some were accomplished public speakers who probably have many paid engagements each year. Others were less rehearsed but still quite good. The one that … Continue reading →