This is the season of predictions, something I am not very good at except when it comes to plot developments in television shows—but that’s a another story.
Rather than embarrass myself in 2016 with prophesies I made about the social web in 2015 that spectacularly missed the mark, I’ve assembled a list of seven predictions made by others that could come to pass. READ MORE >
Reflections After Two Months Down Under
Posted on 12.19.2014 by David Langdon.
After almost two full months “Down Under,” I have been doing my best to soak up as much of what Sydney has to offer. I’ve done all the touristy things: Seen the Sydney Opera House, walked the Bondi to Coogee trail while taking in Sculptures by the Sea, visited Parliament, met the Prime Minister (story to come on my next post) and most importantly I’ve been able to work on some very interesting clients and learn from some of the most innovative and talented PR minds in our network. READ MORE >
Goldy Hyder of H+K Strategies Canada speaks with Marketing Magazine and shares what’s changed in PR over the last year, what inspires him, tools of the trade and what the future holds.
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Posted on 12.17.2014 by Jack Martin.
Taking the first step to mend a half-century old relationship built on hostility and aggression, President Obama announced plans this week to restore relations between the United States and Cuba. In his announcement, the President maintained that the previous policy was “outdated”, vowing to normalize diplomatic relations and to open a U.S. embassy in Havana for the first time since the United States imposed an embargo in 1960. READ MORE >
Ebola: The End of the Beginning
Posted on 12.17.2014 by David Bowen.
After a victorious battle in World War II, Winston Churchill broadcast to the nation, saying: “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.”
With no new cases arising in the United States in weeks, many have declared that we have reached the end of the Ebola crisis in America, but as Churchill reminded his listeners, this is only the end of the beginning. READ MORE >
As we all plan to welcome in the New Year, it is always a good time both to reflect and to look forward. Just this week, one of our global crisis clients raised an issue that undoubtedly remains at the top of the agenda for 2015—data. Big data, small data, smart data, dark data, data integration, data architecture, data storage—the list goes on. No matter which sector or which part of the world we are in—this is now where reputations are won or lost. READ MORE >
Congratulations to H+K San Francisco's Courtney Quattrini, who was named one of 2014's top women in PR by PR News!
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Laura House, H+K Strategies UK's Head of People + Purpose, on why Waitrose is the true winner of the 2014 Christmas Advertising Battle.
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