The Conference Board and Development Dimensions International released a 2015 study of over 13,000 leaders around the world. Their research discovered various challenges facing today’s leaders. The study also unveiled five traits and behaviors leaders in every region believe are fundamental to success. READ MORE >
Consumers Now Want Total Luxury: Function, Feeling and Craftsmanship
Posted on 01.29.2015 by Marcel Chu & Maggie Jiang.
The Chinese consumer has evolved at a bracing clip.Media and industry watchers are teeming with reports on how China’s burgeoning middle and upper-middle class of nouveau riche consumers are changing the market in an anxious bid to keep up with their tastes. Most evident and eagerly discussed is the shift in China’s luxury consumption. READ MORE >
In an interview with PerfomanceIn, H+K Strategies London's Vikki Chowney speaks about the importance of play in creating content.
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Kate & The City: The End is Nigh
Posted on 01.26.2015 by Kate Lupton.
Having worked in the PR industry for 10+ years, by nature when I believe in something I want to shout it from the rooftops so that everyone is aware and goes and does the exact thing that I’m advocating – so I feel it’s very appropriate that I use my last blog to profile a list of very good reasons why living and working in a new city (irrelevant of the amount of time you do it for) is such a positive thing and why EVERYONE should apply for the scholarship. READ MORE >
Robert Ludke, EVP Governance+Sustainability, provides insight on H+K Strategies' hosting our first EDF Climate Corps fellow in 2015 as an integral component of our sustainability program.
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Present at Co-Creation
Posted on 01.23.2015 by Goldy Hyder.
In his celebrated autobiography, Present at the Creation, former U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson remarked “the future comes one day at a time.” This truism, he explained, gave him comfort in periods of upheaval because it denotes that the pace of change is both measurable and manageable.
Secretary Acheson’s state of mind surely reflected the nature of his times, when the world learned about today’s events by waiting for tomorrow’s New York Times. READ MORE >
The Holmes Report’s 2015 Public Affairs Trend Forecast is out and H+K Brussels’ public affairs practice head Thomas Tindemans weighs in on the five trends of importance this year.
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2015 Technology Trends that Most Impact Our Species
Posted on 01.18.2015 by Josh Reynolds.
It’s January, and that means by now most pundits have shared their predictions around the biggest technology trends that will emerge this year. A few months ago, Gartner shared its list of the most transformative technologies of 2015, along with the ones that should command the most budget among B2B buyers. READ MORE >