Every summer, CJRW welcomes just a few lucky interns into our ranks. Out of 125 applicants this year, we narrowed down our selection to eight bright, talented, and creative interns.
In this episode of our video podcast series "Communication Matters," CJRW Senior Vice President and Chief Public Relations Officer Richard McKeown continues his series on speaking and presenting. Watch now as Richard describes a technique - "engaging the issue" - that can help leaders and spokespeople facing the media or answering touch questions from the public.
The ability to influence those you work with and associate with is a key ingredient of leadership. Often times "influence" is confused with "power." The two are vastly different and have a vastly different impact on others. In this inaugural episode of our "Communication Matters" podcast series, Richard McKeown identifies key distinctions between "influence" and "power."
"What I love about bluegrass is that it's a participatory group experience, and that's a little like what you see in social media," says Derrick Ball, Arkansas bluegrass musician. It may seem an unusual comparison, but it's apt. In fact, there are some valuable social media lessons that brands or marketers can glean from bluegrass jam circles.
Two words popped up in formal presentations and casual conversations throughout BlogWorld New Media Expo earlier this month: Social business. It is the "buzz term" of the moment in the social media world, but, unlike some of other sillier social media jargon out there ("Tweeps," anyone? Or this kind of stuff), this term actually means something.