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Wikipedia and Public Relations: Toward More Accuracy and Understanding

Are you among the 53 percent of adult online Americans who use Wikipedia? Wikipedia entries often lead Internet search results. So many who are beginning a research project find it a helpful starting point. And, increasingly, reporters are using it … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: 11 Ways to Think Like a Leader

Through the years, philosophers, scholars and management consultants have attempted to describe the ingredients of good leadership. Is there a recipe you can follow? Or are you born a leader? The low expectations for leaders of all types — business, … Continue reading

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New Study Shows PR in Transition from Old School to New School

Whether it’s more focus on measurement or a broadening of the functions included in PR and Communications departments, the practice of public relations continues to evolve. Since 2002, the USC Annenberg Strategic Communication and Public Relations Center has tracked that … Continue reading

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How to Really Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

Today, the first Friday in March, we honor the contributions of employees to business success. Established by Recognition Professionals International in 1995, Employee Appreciation Day gives employers a chance to recognize and reward staffers who bring their loyalty, commitment and … Continue reading

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A Communications Resource and Eight Tips for Memorable Leadership

If you write, present or simply seek inspiration from thought leaders, you may be interested in a new resource from TED. The team behind “ideas worth spreading” has collected memorable quotes from its presenters in categories that include business, creativity, … Continue reading

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How to Use Design Thinking to Become a Creative Problem Solver

A fish doesn’t know it’s wet. David Kelley, founder of leading design firm IDEO, shares a one-liner from his mentor to illustrate the idea that sometimes we are so close to a problem we are unable to spot the underlying … Continue reading

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On Leadership and Innovation

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how … Continue reading

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Advice on Leading and Succeeding the CEO-Way

A riddle: You are beginning a trip through the desert. As you set off, you see a lion, a horse, a cow, a rabbit and a monkey. You are asked to choose four of the five animals to accompany you. … Continue reading

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Is Your Business a Magnet for Creative People?

IBM surveyed more than 1,500 CEOs last year on the leadership qualities they most prize. Creativity ranked as most desirable. If you, like the CEOs surveyed, want to attract more creative people to your business or work teams, there’s good … Continue reading

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Brainstorming: No Creative Idea Left Behind

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Brainstorming holds the promise of generating exceptional ideas and creative insights from the power of group interaction. Certainly, many of us who work in creative fields have experienced the fun and excitement of seeing difficult problems yield to the flow … Continue reading

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