December 29, 2022 by Carina May
Discover a variety of networking, training, and business events for marketing and communication professionals located in the Metro-DC area. This list is updated the first week (Friday) of each quarter.
A real crisis introduces stresses few can fully anticipate. You may do some things well. And other things not as well. If nothing else, you can anticipate and learn from the things those in the crosshairs have done well.
Jack Webb, the no-nonsense cop on TV’s long-running show Dragnet, created the character Joe Friday and memorable lines such as “Just the facts ma’am.” Joe Friday wasn’t interested in opinion or conjecture; he needed the facts to solve the crime. When and how a communicator uses information – data, research, statistics, etc. – is not simple.
“Small is Beautiful” became a catch-phrase for environmentalists in the 1970s, made popular by the influential book Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered, written by E.F. Schumacher. When it comes to effective communications in 2021 and beyond, I think “short is beautiful” is a must technique for communicators.
June 24, 2021 by Carina May
Remaining calm and collected in a crisis is hard enough. Even standing before an audience that has a high degree of confidence in you can itself be terrifying. In fact, if public speaking doesn’t terrify you, you’re one of the lucky ones. New Crisis Communications Training Course Our new course, “In Charge, In Control, On Point: