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Usually at this time of year I am lucky enough to be off in some new place, eating different food and experiencing what tends to be a slower pace of life. The days are long, filled with lots of fresh air, which is a good excuse to sip wine before 5PM and refresh the spirit...
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Helene Solomon Public Relations
Some of my earliest—and most important—leadership lessons came from my experience in the retail industry. Like many college graduates mulling their next step, I took a job on the sales floor at Bloomingdale’s in Chestnut Hill after graduating from Boston University. When I moved on to graduate school at American University, I was on the...
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Ashley McCown Crisis British Airways
The skies haven’t been so friendly for airlines recently, with the most recent example being British Airways’ technical problems, which stranded 75,000 passengers flying in and out of London’s airports this weekend, costing the carrier an estimated $200 million in rebooking fees alone. The financial issues are one thing, but British Airways also hit some...
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Travis Small Solomon McCown
Our team is proud to announce that PR veteran Travis Small has joined Solomon McCown as a Senior Vice President. He leads the agency’s award-winning healthcare, non-profit and education practice. “Travis has a distinguished and proven track record of working with some of the country’s most respected brands,” said Helene Solomon, CEO of Solomon McCown...
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Ashley McCown Higher Education
Being the president of a college or university has never been an easy job—and perhaps has never been more difficult than it is today. Increasingly, leaders in higher education are dealing with sensitive issues, ranging from transgender rights to union organizing efforts, that can often lead to legal or communication crises. It’s often believed that...
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Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to everyone who made 2016 a memorable year, captured in this video. Solomon McCown’s 13th year was a busy one for the agency. From launching a government affairs practice to landing high-profile media coverage and developing effective digital strategies to seeing CEO Helene Solomon named a Woman of FIRE, we’re...
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  Facebook is taking a lot of heat thanks to fake news, hate posts and trolls. Not to pile on, but is Facebook going to sound the death knell for holiday cards? It used to be that each year would bring adorable missives featuring a photo of the kids from college pals and high school...
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Fake News. It’s more than an oxymoron. It’s an all-out assault on democracy. Think that’s hyperbole? Thomas Jefferson is believed to have written, “An informed citizenry is at the heart of a dynamic democracy.” So, how can a citizenry that now has a shorter attention span than a goldfish and which increasingly gets its news...
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It’s over. It’s finally over. The 2016 election cycle, which began on roughly November 7, 2012, has officially (unless you live in Louisiana) come to a close. The new Congress will be sworn in January 3, the new Massachusetts legislature takes office January 4, and President-Elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated on January 20. So...
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