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CEO Activists Reap Rewards; But Not Without Incurring Risks

Nearly 40 percent of American adults believe that CEOs have a responsibility to speak out on hot-button issues, according to a new survey, “The Dawn of CEO Activism,” released today and commissioned by global communications and engagement firm Weber Shandwick…

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Gender Forward: Where women lead, reputations succeed

New research: Companies with strong reputations have twice as many women leaders “There Are Now More Fortune 500 Companies With All-Male Boards Than In 2015” – the headline of a March 28, 2016, Fortune article. Is this how corporations intend…

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Communicators learning from comedians, No Boundaries

What communicators can learn from comedians

Effective communication from improv Second City is an improvisational comedy enterprise well known for training the likes of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Mike Myers, Chris Farley and most recently Weber Shandwick Minneapolis’s very own, Heidi Bobier.…

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As the dust settles in Austin, Texas…

SXSW 2016 takeaways: Can you make someone cry in one minute? It’s hard to have a “big takeaway” from SXSW because there’s so much going on there. To do the perfunctory summation: virtual reality is really gaining momentum, brands must…

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Telling Your Story Workshop

Helping non-profits tell their stories

Weber Shandwick Minneapolis celebrates 24 years of Telling Your Story  Every year, Weber Shandwick Minneapolis opens our doors to local non-profits for a free communications and storytelling workshop. This year marked the 24th annual Telling Your Story Workshop, and the…

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