Hope is not a PR tactic, yet it’s essential in communication campaigns, our author writes. The recovery of Damar Hamlin proves hope’s importance. Even BlackRock chief Larry Fink says he’s writing about the concept of hope in his New Year’s letter.
They were seemingly unrelated incidents. Yet the irony was thick. Crisis response worked well Monday night and failed badly Tuesday.
Last-minute prep sessions won’t afford leaders solid communication skills. Instead, consider a proper training regime for leadership that include mock interviews, pivoting exercises and tips for change-management communication.
The end of the calendar is a good time for making predictions and wishes. As we do each year, we asked PR pros for predictions. In addition, we asked them what their PR-related wishes for 2023 are. Here’s what they said.
Communicating during a strike can present special issues. A UK-based PR pro offers insight as the country prepares for winter work stoppages.
The U.S. midterm elections overtook media coverage of COP27. Still, important communication takeaways emerged from the global climate confab. Chief among these is communication’s key role in conveying the benefits and immediacy of attacking climate change.
The Taylor Swift ticket hubbub dented the singer’s reputation. She also waited too long to respond. Swift let Ticketmaster absorb all the blame. When she finally responded, it was late and disappointing.
Ticketmaster’s less-than-transparent communication about Taylor Swift ticket offers myriad PR takeaways. Owning your mistakes is one of them, others involve transparent apologies.