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Hands Up! Police learn to manage news media effectively.

Talking to a reporter is way harder than it looks on television. Real life has real challenges. Life would be much easier for law enforcement if the general public was more cooperative and police could solve crimes in one hour. … Continue reading

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How to Be a Better Speaker

If you want to be a better speaker you need to understand what your audience feels as they listen and watch you perform. And yes, it is a performance. If you think of it as anything but, you’ve already lost … Continue reading

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Speech Silenced by Political Correctness

Political correctness is wreaking havoc on our society. Sometimes, the smallest misstep while giving a speech or speaking with a reporter, or even talking to the people whom know and trust you, can start a war of words that destroys … Continue reading

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National Farm Animal Care Council

I recently spoke at the 2013 convention of the National Farm Animal Care Council in Ottawa. My topic was crisis communications strategies for an animal welfare crisis. Crystal Mackay, Executive Director, Farm & Food Care Ontario wrote, “Consumers are more … Continue reading

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What to Do When You Are the Headline

I’m speaking at the CIRI 26th Annual Investor Relations Conference Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in British Columbia. I’ll share techniques and strategies that investor spokespeople need to know in order to successfully tell their IR stories and … Continue reading

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Say It Like You Mean It

My IABC 2012 World Conference presentation was entitled, Say It Like You Mean It. As always, the IABC World Conference hosted an incredible Keynote Speaker & Presenter roster that addressed a wide variety of business communication issues. The theme this year in … Continue reading

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IABC World Conference Chicago

I presented at the IABC World Conference 2012 in Chicago last month and met a lot of very interesting people. The conference this year was as fantastic as always, so if you missed it, please make plans to attend next … Continue reading

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