Category Archives: News

Flips Flops and Flies Review of 2016

What a year! 2016 delivered more surprises than anyone could have predicted. The loudest news of course was the presidential election, and when Donald Trump won, it started the whole world talking. Well, more like arguing, with yelling and crying … Continue reading

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Attacking News Media

If you think you can do what Donald Trump does and attack representatives of the news media, think again. Watch what news media does to Trump when he criticizes journalists. When Bloomberg News anchor John Heilemann hears Trump admitting his own staff … Continue reading

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Reporters are People Too

If you want to be a better spokesperson you really need to understand the person standing behind the microphone interviewing you. It’s a mistake to simply regard reporters as adversaries, although sometimes it might be how you feel. Reporters are … Continue reading

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Communicating With Confidence

I am incredibly honored to be among the favorite lynda.com business courses offered to Brown University. My lynda.com tutorial, “Communicating with Confidence” is for anyone who wants to learn how to be a better communicator in a business or personal … Continue reading

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Drake Stays Quiet, Stays Cool

UPDATE** Drake just issued a statement about the shooting at Muzik nightclub last week Before he came out and said something, Yahoo asked me to comment on his silence and as a result I also posted the message below: I … Continue reading

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Undercover Reporter Stings Ivy League

Veritas has ambushed another government funded organization, and this time it is Ivy League Cornell University. Newspapers like the NY Post and a very long list of influential online and social media news agencies readily report investigations by James O’Keefe, … Continue reading

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Mr. Mis-Remembers

The higher up you are on the food chain the more important it is for you to stay out of media crosshairs, but if you are hit, you need to know how to genuinely apologize and recover. Continue reading

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