Archive for posts on ‘leadership communication’

Commenting on Elon Musk’s PR challenges

I was on CTV National News commenting on Elon Musk’s PR challenges owing to his social media communication. For the video, click here.  

Posted July 16, 2018

The PR peril of ‘burner’ accounts on social

I was back on BNN Bloomberg talking with Jon Erlichman about the latest PR disaster for a senior executive on social media. This time around, rather than the leader doing something dumb on his […]

Posted June 22, 2018

Facebook leadership PR

My comments are in this article which appeared in The Guardian on March 29th looking at the Facebook controversy through the lens of Sheryl Sandberg’s leadership image and her relatively low profile during […]

Posted March 29, 2018

Newspaper column on avoiding ‘PR disaster’

This is an article that I wrote for The Globe and Mail newspaper which appeared in its print and online editions on March 27th 2018: Dear CEOs in crisis: Here’s how to […]

Posted March 27, 2018

Speech to the Albany Club

Recently my business partner Nik Nanos and I delivered this new presentation to a private luncheon audience of more than 100 people at The Albany Club. Our theme: PR disasters — Is social […]

Posted October 18, 2017

A publicist president

“A disruptive innovator, using social media and the genius for publicity to win a presidential election on the cheap” — The Economist Lexington column on Trump, 1/7/17 When I spent the better […]

Posted January 20, 2017

The Center for the Future of Organization

Today I am excited to share the news of my appointment as an Executive Fellow for the Center for the Future of Organization (CFFO), an independent think tank at the Drucker School of Management […]

Posted December 20, 2016

Trudeau and Trump on Twitter

Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump are among the world’s hottest political properties these days, and the fortunes of both have soared through their gifted use of social media. Indeed, I think that they are […]

Posted February 23, 2016

My media day with Donald Trump

As he is now contending for the U.S. Presidency, just for fun I would like to recall my time with past client Donald Trump during 2001 when he was in Canada to announce his future […]

Posted October 27, 2015

Featured by Twitter in their ‘Tweets from the Top’

I was delighted to be featured by Twitter in their recent ‘Tweets from the Top’ book series. This signature Tweet of mine was put into their ebook, which can be accessed here. Twitter also […]

Posted January 16, 2015