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What NOT to Do at a Press Conference: The Top 5 PR Failings of Donald Trump’s Feb. 16th Press Conference

Written by: Kelleigh | Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:11pm | Blog

At this point, it’s easy to predict what Donald Trump’s messaging points are—he’s been saying the same things since his announcement for candidacy back in 2015.


Perception is Reality: Why body language matters when speaking to the media, public

Written by: Sophie | Friday, February 10, 2017 - 8:11am | Blog

Even before the advent of language, humans were still able to communicate. Those primal forms of communication are still very much at play today, even with our new and improved verbal capabilities.

Social Media Resolutions for 2017

Written by: Alex | Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 12:31pm | Blog

Two decades ago, people looked you up in the Yellow Pages. One decade ago, they looked up your website. Now, increasingly, they look at your Facebook and Twitter accounts. 

The root canal the electorate needed

Written by: Jessica | Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 2:01pm | Blog

In her book “My Life on the Road”, Gloria Steinem recalls something her mother once said, “Democracy is just something you must do every day, like brushing your teeth.”

Bad Predictions

Written by: jtapper | Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 1:54pm | Blog

Charles Duell, the Commissioner of the US Patent Office at the end of the 19th century, has long been credited with what is held as one of the