The Risks and Rewards of CEO Activism

Over the past 18 months, the climate in the U.S. has changed dramatically as business and policy have intersected more deeply than ever before. When dozens of CEOs spoke up about the new U.S. administration’s decisions regarding issues like climate change and travel to the U.S. from select countries, for example, social media ignited, protests…
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Collaboration to Improve Department Communication [Webinar]

Most department leaders will say that the C Suite doesn’t care if departments work together. However, managers know that it is necessary to complete the work that needs to be done. It often seems like it is impossible because of distrust and suspicion between departments. However, a company can only survive if a culture of…
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Organizations, race, and our changing times: What we can learn from Starbucks, ABC and the NFL

The circumstances leading up to Starbucks’ racial bias training in May 2018, ABC television’s cancellation of Roseanne that same month, and the National Football League’s ongoing “knee problem” are not anomalies. They are big, bright, flashing signs of changing times that we as communicators must help our organizations manage. Now more than ever, organizations are…
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