Are you a Goodreads reader? If not, you may be wondering exactly what Goodreads is. It is a web site that serves as a communications channel between authors and their readers. You can post your thoughts about books you’ve read, add “Friends”, and “Follow” authors (like me — hint, hint). It gives readers the opportunity […]

It is important to realize that none of us are born with the innate ability to deal with the media. It is a complex set of skills acquired over time, much like the best carpenters, computer programmers, and doctors gain expertise. That is why media training is such a critical component for any organization that […]

Remember the old days when TV networks used to air reruns all summer long? Since it’s August, I’m going to follow that trend and reprise one of my previous columns. I selected this one because the question continues to linger: How much does communications training cost? I encourage you to contribute your thoughts in the […]

Following is an excerpt from my recently published position paper “The Forgotten Fear Factor: Communicating During a Hack Attack:” ————- The next time you read an article about a cyberattack and think, “That could have been us,” it’s too late. The hackers may already have infiltrated your system, too. How effectively are you ready to […]

Following is an excerpt from my recently published position paper “The Forgotten Fear Factor: Communicating During a Hack Attack:” More and more businesses are developing cybersecurity disaster preparation plans. It’s a necessity in this day and age. But if you stop there, you’re only fighting part of the battle. A cyber communications plan is also […]

Following is an excerpt from my recently published position paper “The Forgotten Fear Factor: Communicating During a Hack Attack:” It’s not like the impact from an industrial accident or a hurricane. When your business is hit with a cyberattack, you may not learn about it for months. And that’s if your tech team is on […]

Sooner or later, most businesses will fall victim to a cyberattack. Companies like Anthem and Target—even the Democratic National Committee—stand as testament. However, there has been little counsel available for executives who need to communicate in the midst of such an assault—until now, with the publication of my new position paper, “The Forgotten Fear Factor: […]

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