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Super Bowl LIII Beyond the Game – Rick French, Chairman and CEO of French West Vaughan calls the platform a boon for Marketers

  Whether or not you had a favorite team playing, you likely watched the game and/or the commercials last night. The Super Bowl is the world’s most watched television event, so it makes sense that it is also one of the biggest brand marketing events of the year. For Rick French, this year marked his […]

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DAVOS Download With Margery Kraus, Founder and Executive Chairman of APCO Worldwide

Margery Kraus just attended her 15th World Economic Forum. We asked her to share event insights that are relevant to our Members today and as they build Agencies of the Future. What keeps you going back to Davos year after year? The three days of the World Economic Forum provide a full view into what the […]

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Client Termination Clauses Warrant Focus During Negotiations

Scope and pricing tend to be the biggest negotiations in a new client relationship, but agencies can protect themselves by paying more attention to termination clauses. With the growth in project assignments (versus AOR retainer agreements) and/or billing hourly, client termination periods – sometimes called “out clauses” or wrap-up of services – are an important […]

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Cannes Young Lions: Call for Entries!

For the 4th Year, the PRC is Sponsoring the U.S. Young Lions Competition!  The competition requires teams of two PR professionals (30 years or younger – bornafter June 22, 1988) to create a communications campaign based on a brief provided by National CineMedia (NCM), the Cannes partner for the USA. Judged by a panel of jurors, the […]

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Before You Speak, Remember the W.A.I.T. Acronym: “Why Am I Talking?”

By Adam Bryant Managing Director at Merryck & Co. Editorial note: This post originally appeared on Adam Bryant’s Linkedin page. A core (and often under-appreciated) leadership skill is listening. You have to slow down and be self-aware about why you’re talking. Here’s a great reminder of the “WAIT” shorthand from my Merryck & Co. colleague Dave Goebel, who often shares this […]

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Episode 40: SHEQUALITY Review (Feat. Lee Caraher)

About the Episode Today we look back on one incredible year of the SHEQUALITY Podcast. We’ve welcomed so many influential PR professionals to the show and hosted lively discussions on an array of hot topics. So what does the new year hold for SHEQUALITY and the future of the PR industry? Tune in and find […]

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Episode 39: Women Need to Brag More to Get What They Deserve (Feat. Dale Bornstein)

About the Episode Today we’re re-casting Dale Bornstein’s awesome episode from earlier this year. Dale shares so many stories from her own career about what works and what doesn’t and how to get past conscious and unconscious gender bias in the workplace.  We first recorded this episode on the International Day of the Women – […]

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Episode 38: Debunking the Billy Graham Rule (Feat. Sandra Fathi)

About the Episode Today we’re re-casting one of our first episodes with Sandra Fathi to get a double dose of her career wisdom.  As Sandra shares, “No one is going to work harder for you than you.” So, on the eve of Thanksgiving, plan to take some time this weekend to reflect on your year, […]

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