Finish first (Part 2)

Businesses lift many working metaphors from sports and political campaigns because both these spheres are compelling and dramatic. What gives sports and politics their drama is precisely what many businesses fail to incorporate: clear scoring and defined, unambiguous endings.   Sports clocks count down. The buzzer sounds. The polling booth [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:53:52-05:00November 1, 2016|change communications, corporate events|0 Comments

Finish first (Part 1)

I went to two conventions last week: the IABC Regional Heritage Conference in Columbus, OH and the PHRA Annual Conference in Pittsburgh. At both venues I had the opportunity to hear smart and experienced people talk on trending topics in HR and communications.   Karen Hough’s presentation has stuck me [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:54:21-05:00October 25, 2016|change communications, corporate events|0 Comments
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