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Beyond Thoughts, Prayers And Tears: Holding Officials Responsible For Mass Shootings

The tears welling up in my eyes multiple times during the day only modestly hint at what I’ve felt inside over the past two days. Yesterday, the tears appeared when I dropped my kids off at school in the morning, again with every news story about grieving Texas parents throughout the day, and – not for the last time – when I was lucky enough to be able to hug my kids again after school. As one of the leaders of Allison+Partners’ employee advocacy group Allison+Family, those tears are blurring my vision now as I’m typing and will probably punctuate my day between meetings and projects. 

4 minute read
opinion

JMS Alumni Celebrate 30 Years of Partnership by Forging New Paths for Students

Alumni Scott Allison and Scott Pansky embody the phrase “Aztec for Life.” The two, who graduated in 1986 and 1991 respectively, have shared many titles: students, alumni, colleagues and co-founders. But the most important title shared between the two is friends; a friendship that transcends decades of expansion and innovation in the field of public relations. With no intention of slowing down, their growth has brought them full-circle to where it all began, allowing them to give to current students the necessary tools that once helped them launch their careers.

5 minute read
opinion

Scaling Reputation For Global Operations

When an organization begins to expand globally, it often faces a new set of challenges that could mean adjusting current strategies that have yielded success on the domestic front. Economic, regulatory and operational factors are just some of the many considerations nascent global businesses must address to succeed on the international stage.

4 minute read
opinion

Responsible Storytelling in Health: Moving Fast Without Breaking Things

When the COVID-19 virus thrust us into a global pandemic, all eyes were on the biopharma industry. From headlines and the nightly news to conversations with friends and loved ones, it became impossible not to hear about the healthcare companies at the forefront racing to deliver vaccines and treatments that boasted the promise of ending the pandemic.

7 minute read
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Shopability: the 3 fundamentals you need to know

Making it easy for a customer to find items to purchase may sound obvious. But consider the emotional journey that so much shopping involves and it’s clear that shopability is anything but. Which is why it’s important to centre any shopability strategy on customer experience, and to do so with an engagement-first approach powered by an ambition to create not one sale but repeat custom.

5 minute read
opinion

Transactions – Spin-offs – Don't Forget the Importance of Branding and Communications

Your brand story is crucial when considering transactions. All too often, branding is an afterthought to deal-making. Yet brands play a huge role in value creation during transactions, from spin-offs to acquisitions or mergers. A company’s image and impact present storytelling opportunities that will help stakeholders engage and foster understanding and excitement about your brand.

6 minute read

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