3 Simple tips on how to crowd fund a business project

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To Help Others Develop, Start With Yourself

Marshall Goldsmith

This has also been confirmed by a recently completed research project led by Marc Effron at Hewitt Associates, one of the largest HR consulting firms. Leading by example can mean a lot more than leading by public-relations hype. Great leaders encourage leadership development by openly developing themselves. by Marshall Goldsmith.

Get Your Pitch Noticed by a Major Publisher

Harvard Business Review

Today, editorial voices are outnumbered by public relations professionals by almost 5:1 – something most publishers lament. Those that fell under 5% each included press releases, interactive projects (iframes), quizzes, widgets, flipbooks, and badges. Media Public relations

Narrowing the Chasm Between PR Professionals and Wikipedia

Harvard Business Review

Public relations and communications professionals—and the academic programs that train them—find themselves operating in a radically new environment. As Emily Yellin describes in her book Your Call Is (Not That) Important to Us , “public relations” was the phrase initially used to describe customer service. One of the most important of these publics is the Wikipedia editor community. Communication Public relations

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Why Is Resilience So Hard?

Harvard Business Review

Some experienced anger and even rage, projecting the blame outward. This began to happen with one newly emergent public relations leader I interviewed. She sought accreditation in public relations, which improved her skills, boosted her self-confidence, and improved her credibility with her boss, setting her on a path leading to greater career growth and fulfillment.

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Why Walmart’s Senior Execs Need to Be on Twitter

Harvard Business Review

About an hour after the exchange, Kutcher tweeted , “Walmart should be the leaders not the low water mark” along with a link to an article about UC Berkeley’s Institute for Industrial Relations study, “The Hidden Cost of Wal-Mart Jobs”, detailing how low wages for California’s Walmart employees cost state taxpayers $86 million each year in healthcare and welfare programs like SNAP. It’s been a rough month in the media for Walmart.

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Being an Entrepreneur When You're Not Extroverted

Harvard Business Review

I happen to project an extroverted image that is only partially accurate. As someone who started her own digital public relations company, it can feel hard to compete with those who have no trouble going out every night, who attend a constant stream of conferences or Instagram every industry party. Many in media, many in public relations, it''s all about developing the skills to function.".

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