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August 2016
As a perpetual patron of public transportation, I have been watching the MBTA’s Green Line extension saga with a close eye. I remain optimistic about the likelihood of the project coming to fruition and the most recent update gives me further confidence for the future of transit expansion. As with any public infrastructure project, cost...
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Over the past few weeks as I’ve been riding the MBTA commuter rail to work, I’ve been thinking about how transportation is an increasingly important factor when deciding where to live. Massachusetts residents are thinking long and hard about their commutes to work as they face traffic jams on major highways, delays and overcrowding on...
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Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. This week, we hear from Senior Account Executive Kathryn Alexander, photographed with her boyfriend, Mike, at Jack’s Abby. Within the SM& office walls, there are quite a few brew...
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The BEAT: A video series featuring an intimate conversation with innovators on what drives them and how they meet challenges. We are proud to launch The BEAT series with Bob Coughlin, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), who shares his thoughts on advancing and maintaining the state’s leadership in the life sciences...
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As summer winds down and my kids come home from camp, I am reminded about how much I learned during those eight weeks away that I still keep with me today and use as part of my daily professional life. Sharing: At camp you have to pool resources, using whatever individual campers can contribute for...
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The Boston Business Journal recently re-launched its impactful panel series. Our team had the pleasure of attending its second event – Real Estate: What’s Ahead in a Red Hot Market, moderated by BBJ Real Estate Editor Catherine Carlock. The expert panel featuring Goulston & Storrs Real Estate Group Partner and Co-Chair Debbie Horwitz, Skanska USA Commercial Development CEO and President Shawn Hurley, WonderGroup Real Estate Development Developer Jacqueline...
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The skies have not been friendly for airlines this summer, as both Delta and Southwest have dealt with major outages that have inconvenienced customers and damaged their brand. Solomon McCown President and crisis communication expert Ashley McCown shares her perspective on how organizations can best rebuild trust with customers in aftermath of the disruption with...
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Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. This week, we hear from Account Coordinator Alex Nickel-Milstone, photographed here with her boyfriend. I’ve been lucky enough to call Boston my home for the past five years. I...
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  Last week, Instagram unveiled its newest feature. “Instagram Stories” allows users to add photos or videos that disappear after 24 hours. Sound familiar? It is. Snapchat has had this feature for two years. This update to Instagram allows users to sort their Instagram photos into a slideshow of photos, to be seen by their...
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Five for Friday is a regular Solomon McCown blog feature in which one of our PR pros shares five of their favorite hobbies, passions, or interests. As an avid reader, I love sharing books I enjoy, and there’s no better time than summer to start a new book whether you’re on the beach, on a...
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