• Communications Planning for Financial Services Companies

    It’s never too late to plan. To that end, it’s important to develop a communications plan to support the approved business objectives of your financial institution. Equally important is to have that communications plan and corresponding budget finalized and approved internally. The beauty of this approach is enabling – or perhaps “empowering” is a better word […]

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  • Don’t Think Too Hard

     Several years ago, at a tradeshow cocktail reception, a colleague introduced me to a small group of associates as “a thinker.” I sensed some duplicity in his compliment; afterwards, I asked him what he meant. Inhibitions gone by this point, he explained that I sometimes “overthink” things. After thinking long and hard about it, I […]

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  • “PR” Is Not A Dirty Word

    “PR” Is Not A Dirty Word Strike that. Yes it is. You see, what we’re doing in the world of “PR” these days has us digging deeper and getting dirtier (in a good way) than ever before. For years, public relations professionals have been labeled a number of unenviable things, most notably “spin doctors” (no, […]

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