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“Regular Order” – the Key to Compromise and Progress
August, 04, 2017 by Roger Bolton

The central recommendation in Sen. John McCain’s dramatic floor speech pleading for bipartisanship was for a return to “regular order.” This seemingly arcane procedural reference has significant implications, not only for legislative proceedings in Washington, but also for corporate communication and reputation management. Regular order refers to following the Senate rules, which provide for...

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Democracy, Freedom, Economic Opportunity and Social Justice: That’s Worth Celebrating
July, 17, 2017 by Roger Bolton

The Bastille Day celebration attended by President Trump and President Macron brought back vivid memories of the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution, celebrated in Paris on July 14, 1989. I was there as a part of the U.S. delegation to the G7 Economic Summit, the 15th such gathering of the world’s greatest economic powers. I recall the magnificence of the celebration of the French...

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It’s Miller Time!
June, 26, 2017 by Arthur W. Page Society

If you’re a beer fan, this is a great time to be alive. There’s more craft brewing going on than ever before and that means a broader variety of types and styles to enjoy. Even legacy brewers are getting into the craft game. It’s a “golden” age. MillerCoors is among those that have seized on this trend, but its CCO Pete Marino was recently confronted with a problem to which many communicators...

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Harnessing the Power of Purpose
June, 23, 2017 by Björn Edlund

At the Spring Seminar, in our series of workshops, we had a solid exchange on corporate purpose. I’d like to share what I covered in a scene-setting talk at the purpose workshop. In a recent Ernst and Young study, purpose was defined as an “aspirational reason for being, that is grounded in humanity and inspires call to action”. I like the definition, but also tend to put purpose in...

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