Category: Crisis

I Believe in People

And Harvey Dent, of course. What do I mean when I say “I believe in people”? –Simply just that. We spend a lot of time classifying people by how they relate to us or how they live their lives. What I’m pointing out though, is that people, as a societal system, are magnificent. People as a whole are magnificent and we forget that at … Read More I Believe in People

Hold the Whip! Childhood Obesity and Public Relations

According to several resources and examples brought forward by the Food Research and Action Center, it’s estimated that in recent years, about one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Let me repeat that: About one-third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese. What does overweight or obese mean exactly? To be considered overweight, your BMI (or Body Mass Index) must be in the … Read More Hold the Whip! Childhood Obesity and Public Relations

Crisis Week 5: The takeaways

After observing crises over the past four weeks, a few concepts that ring true time and time again are the following:   –          communication has to be mutual to be most effective –          establishing a good connection before a crisis helps prevent one –          react as quickly as possible, even if details aren’t all there –          do the right thing: apologize   I think … Read More Crisis Week 5: The takeaways