April 24, 2016

Outsider CEOs back in favor?

How is it that trends have a way of slowing down and raising questions as to whether the pendulum might just swing back in the opposite direction? In the ongoing survey by strategy& (originally Booz & Co.) on CEO turnover, the newest analysis found that despite...

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April 23, 2016

Reputation recovery at J.Crew

Received this in my inbox this morning. Considering the bad press that I've read over the past year about J.Crew and the quality of its products, this is one way to entice people to give the clothier another look. I thought it was effective. The CEO...

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April 20, 2016

What we want from Social CEOs

A new study was just released about what Americans want from CEOs who are using social media. The survey from G&S Business Communications and Harris Interactive found that the average person wants CEOs to talk about business and not about their personal lives. They found that...

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April 3, 2016

Social CEOs Endlessly Fascinating

The world has a never-ending interest in social CEOs. Or I should say CEOs in general. But when it comes to CEOs using social media, it's all the time. In the past few weeks, I've spoken to several journalists about the opportunities and challenges facing CEOs who...

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March 27, 2016

Pharma’s Rise in Reputation

It has been a long time coming but in the annual corporate reputation survey by PatientView among more than 1,000 patient groups in 72 countries, 45% reported that pharma had a Good or Excellent reputation in 2015, up from 39% the year before. That is...

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March 6, 2016

Courageous CEO

http://www.slideshare.net/linkedin/jeff-at-company-all-handsSaw this post from Shannon Stubo Brayton at LinkedIn. She is their CMO/CCO. She shared what the LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner, did after losing more than 40% of the company's value after announcing 2015 earnings and guidance for 2016 a few weeks ago. In her post, Shannon said...

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March 4, 2016

Welcome to a new CEO

It is always fun to come across something unexpected. I often talk about what CEOs should do in their first 100 days to introduce themselves to employees and others. But a colleague forwarded this to me which is what employees did to introduce themselves to...

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February 27, 2016

The Freefalling Reputation Stumble Rate

Weber Shandwick’s annual calculation of reputation loss – the “stumble rate” – finds the lowest rate of loss since we began calculating and tracking this rate back in 2010. During 2015, just about one-quarter of the world’s largest companies lost their esteemed status as the...

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February 26, 2016

Trump’s First 100

I guess the media is assuming that Donald Trump will make it to the presidential nomination and maybe to the highest office in the land. When I opened my Google Alerts, I saw this. One of my Alerts is for First 100 Days because of my...

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