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Apr 13

Jack Welch on the Vital Role of the CCO

Arthur W. Page Society

Jack Welch addresses attendees at the 2015 Page Spring Seminar on April 10 “Chief Communications Officers used to be firemen and firewomen,” Jack Welch said as he took the stage to close out the 2015 Spring Seminar. Through his 60 plus years in...

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Apr 10

Spring Seminar Day 2: Speaking Truth and Leading with Emotion

Arthur W. Page Society

Jack Welch talks about the importance of a gutsy, honest CCO at Spring Seminar. It’s hard to believe that the annual 2015 Arthur W. Page Society Spring Seminar has come to a close. The second day’s lineup was filled with another trove of...

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Apr 10

Spring Seminar Day 1: What Does the Future Hold?

Arthur W. Page Society

2015 Spring Seminar chair Jennifer Prosek of Prosek Partners opens the conference. Day one of the 2015 Arthur W. Page Society Spring Seminar is in the books. The driving theme behind today’s sessions focused on the reality that every CCO is...

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Mar 18

Pick Your Boss Wisely

Roger Bolton

Former IBM and Page Society colleague Bob Waite’s touching tribute to his former boss, Sen. Ed Brooke, R-MA, who passed away recently, got me thinking about the many great bosses I’ve been privileged to serve. Like my friend, Bob, I learned...

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Mar 13

Ketchum and Russia

Roger Bolton

I was glad to see Ketchum’s representation of Russia come to an end, because it seemed clear that the Putin regime was not liberalizing, but actually regressing. I don’t fault Ketchum for taking on the assignment in the first place. In fact, I...

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Feb 17

Tell the Truth

Roger Bolton

This is the first Page Principle: Tell the truth. It sounds simple, but it’s not always easy. (I’ve made this point here before.) As Michael Josephson, founder of the Josephson Institute of Ethics and one of the leading ethicists in the world,...

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