Posts Tagged ‘management’

An end to ‘time zone chauvinism’

If there’s one topic that seems to stimulate the passions of Asia-based executives working for Western multinationals, it is the ‘curse’ of late night conference calls inflicted upon them by usually a […]

Posted January 10, 2013

Do management consultants make good PR people?

During my travels around Asia these past few weeks, I keep hearing about how management consulting firms are trying to get into the public relations business. I reckon that we PR people […]

Posted May 1, 2010

Are PR people incorrigible gossips?

My wife said the other day that “PR people are such gossips!” Is it possible that she could be right? At first, I pooh-poohed the idea, perhaps reflecting the conceit of a […]

Posted January 11, 2010

18 lessons learned after 18 years in the PR world

Lately I wrote an article about 18 reflections after 18 months away from PR. Sticking with the ’18’ theme, I am posting a PowerPoint presentation delivered to the staff of Edelman Japan […]

Posted January 9, 2010

25 moonshots for management

While it is probably better now than it ever has been during my 20 year career, the quality of management in the public relations industry can still sometimes be depressingly mediocre. I […]

Posted January 8, 2010

18 reflections after 18 months away from PR

by Bob Pickard Last year, when I elected to leave Edelman (where I served for six fiscal years, most recently as its North Asia President), it was time to come home to […]

Posted December 29, 2009

18 reflections after 18 months away from PR

Last year, when I elected to leave Edelman (where I served for six fiscal years, most recently as its North Asia President), it was time to come home to my native Canada […]

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Choosing the right PR firm

I just wrote a new opinion article with personal reflections about how to know the future trajectory of a PR firm’s fortunes.

Posted December 17, 2009

Choosing the right PR firm

by Bob Pickard During the past few years, and especially lately, I have been repeatedly asked by young people how they should determine what kind of PR firm to try and join […]

Posted December 15, 2009

Authority versus persuasion

Managers often face a choice between authority and persuasion, says this HBS working paper.

Posted September 30, 2009