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Rhode Island Tourism Campaign and the Case for Agency Integration

March 30, 2016 In Public Relations Leave a comment

It’s been a tough week for Rhode Island. The state’s new tourism campaign hit a couple of bumps this week and integration—or lack thereof—may be to blame. Rhode Island NPR pointed

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Suffolk University Discord Illustrates the Role of Trust in Leadership

February 3, 2016 In Executive, Nonprofit Leave a comment

A client recently told us, “I believe that the efficiency and success of an organization is directly related to the length of time the leadership team has been together and

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Solomon McCown President Ashley McCown Shares Crisis Planning Tips for Greek Organizations in O’Dwyer’s

January 19, 2016 In Crisis Communications Leave a comment

Fraternal organizations on America’s college campuses are increasingly finding themselves in the spotlight due to a wide range of incidents and issues. Even with all the good fraternity and sororities

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Intern Takeaways: Solomon McCown & Company

January 6, 2016 In Corporate Leave a comment

Meghan Murdock When I started in July, I couldn’t tell you what a pitch, a clipbook, or an editorial calendar were with absolute certainty. I heard about pitching frequently, but

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Present and Accounted For: Multitasking in Business

December 2, 2015 In Corporate, Executive Leave a comment

I’ve always prided myself on being present, both in my public relations career and my personal life. I pay attention to who I’m with, where I’m going, what I’m working

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Helene Solomon Honored by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership

November 13, 2015 In Corporate Leave a comment

Last night, Solomon McCown CEO Helene Solomon was honored by the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) for her outstanding contributions to the field of affordable housing during the organization’s Eighth

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Ashley McCown on the Big Six PR Crises of 2015 (So Far)

July 27, 2015 In Corporate, Crisis Communications Comments Off on Ashley McCown on the Big Six PR Crises of 2015 (So Far)

Whether it’s an individual like Bill Cosby or Rachel Dolezal, a huge organization like the NFL or a publication like Rolling Stone, there have been several high-profile public relations crises

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Starting the End of Life Care Conversation

June 12, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on Starting the End of Life Care Conversation

This week, the Boston Globe ran a story about how we, as a society, approach the treatment and decision-making around end of life care. This is a topic we are

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Remembering Norman Leventhal

April 23, 2015 In Executive Comments Off on Remembering Norman Leventhal

Boston lost a great builder earlier this month with the passing of Norman B. Leventhal. He not only built iconic landmarks that dramatically changed Boston's skyline—including Center Plaza, Rowes Wharf

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Three Traits of Successful PR Professionals

March 30, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on Three Traits of Successful PR Professionals

As spring break winds down, college seniors are looking forward to the future — careers, new cities, roommates and travel all await them when the graduation smoke clears.   When

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