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Hello, Downtown Minneapolis!

  Just in time for the New Year, Weber Shandwick wrapped up 2016 with a game-changing office move to Downtown Minneapolis. As of December 5, 2016, the agency is proud to call the top three floors of 510 Marquette home-sweet-new-home.…

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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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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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