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November 2014
One holiday season, SM& made fleece for young children in need thanks to Building Impact. Above is a photo of SM& employees holding the finished product inside their office at 177 Milk Street in Boston. We recently connected Building Impact CEO Diana Brennan with Banker & Tradesman real estate reporter Steve Adams to talk about...
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Every year as we approach the holidays, the shopping frenzy seems to grow more and more out of control. Customers, demanding better deals and around the clock hours, seemingly force stores to open earlier and employees to work longer and longer. Or do they? This year, stores such as Best Buy, J.C. Penney and Toys...
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Since this past summer, I’ve been working out with an awesome group of humans as part of a free fitness movement called November Project.  It went from two guys crushing stairs at Harvard Stadium in the wee hours of the morning to 3,934 people joining in across 16 cities in two countries.  A small tribe...
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Growing up, I’d often go on road trips with my family which prompted many drives through different cities, where I saw homeless men, women and children begging for money or food on the side of the road. Whenever we had food in the car – which we often did – my dad always rolled down...
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When does a public relations firm turn down a huge international client looking for reputation management? When it’s dubbed “mission impossible” by the industry. FIFA, the world soccer body that organizes the quadrennial World Cup tournament, is looking for a public relations firm as it prepares to improve its reputation ahead of the 2018 World...
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This week, Helene Solomon sat down with Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick as he reflected on his accomplishments and the road ahead as he prepares to leave office after eight years as the chief executive of the Commonwealth. The candid conversation ranged from public policy and business to personal stories that have touched the Governor during...
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To think it all started with a meme. The social media team for comedian and 1980s sitcom star Bill Cosby recently asked Twitter users to "meme” him by putting their own jokes around pictures of Cosby, then sharing them with their social media networks. While his team was likely expecting a million cracks about pudding...
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Lately Pizza Hut has been a little low on the dough. The top pizza chain has posted losses in three straight quarters and faces a change in leadership with current CEO Steve Bergren set to step aside at the end of the year. But the company is not going down without a fight. Instead, Pizza...
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I started the day yesterday listening to the eloquence of outgoing Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, who even after eight years in office, is willing to let his humanity define him. He has a way with words as he does with people, which was evident from some of the great quotes he left us all with at...
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I have been on a shameless Scandal watching binge over the past few weeks, but am happy to report that my time has not all gone to waste. Olivia Pope and her work as a media consultant and crisis manager in Washington, D.C. provides some valuable insight and lessons for a public relations professional. My...
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