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Putting Teeth in Healthcare Reform

June 14, 2013 In Healthcare Comments Off on Putting Teeth in Healthcare Reform

I had the opportunity to attend the Massachusetts Dental Society's New England Oral Health Summit with our clients, the DentaQuest Foundation & the DentaQuest Institute. Attended by hundreds of dentists

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What Playing Games Can Teach You About PR

April 26, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on What Playing Games Can Teach You About PR

​After the tragedy, chaos & overall exhausting nature of last week here in Boston, when SM&'s game night rolled around, I was more than ready to embrace the chance to

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Crisis Preparedness in the Wake of Boston’s Marathon Monday

April 17, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Crisis Preparedness in the Wake of Boston’s Marathon Monday

​SM& President Ashley McCown discusses crisis preparedness for companies in the wake of Boston's Marathon Monday bombings. Click here or below to watch the video.

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Sandberg’s Words Resonate at TCI Luncheon

April 4, 2013 In Corporate Comments Off on Sandberg’s Words Resonate at TCI Luncheon

​Today I had the experience of attending a luncheon hosted by The Commonwealth Institute (TCI), featuring the eloquent, intelligent, and incredibly motivational Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook.

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Boston’s Business Interests Brace for Post-Menino Era

March 28, 2013 In Corporate Comments Off on Boston’s Business Interests Brace for Post-Menino Era

​The scramble to shape the post-Menino era has begun, and the stakes couldn't be higher for companies and organizations in the real estate industry, healthcare and mission-driven, non-profit sectors. Today's

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SM& Brown Bag with BostInno

February 27, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on SM& Brown Bag with BostInno

​SM& sat down with BostInno's Walter Frick and Steve Annear to discuss story angles and how they use social media to both glean and drive stories. Check out what Walter

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Lance Armstrong’s Tour De Redemption Post Doping Confession

January 18, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Lance Armstrong’s Tour De Redemption Post Doping Confession

SM& President and crisis communications expert, Ashley McCown, reviews Lance Armstrong's interview with Oprah. The highly anticipated interview hallmarked the athlete's first candid discussion about using performance enhancing drugs during

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