Strategic Execution

Mitigating a Crisis: Lessons from the Michigan/Wisconsin Incident

February 28, 2022

GG’s Andrew Jarrell provides post-game analysis on mitigating a crisis after an unfortunate incident at a basketball game between the Universities of Michigan and Wisconsin. After a relatively uneventful game between the University of Michigan’s and University of Wisconsin’s men’s basketball teams, a brawl broke out. As the coaches approached each other for the customary […]

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Creating a Solid Foundation with a New Client

February 10, 2022

Group Gordon’s Morgan Schare explains how to build trust and a solid foundation with a new client early on.  Today’s world requires us all to be prepared for the unexpected, and when the unexpected happens, you need to be able to rely on the team around you. That’s why it’s more important than ever to […]

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The Best PR Firms Are Not Yes-Men

January 27, 2022

GG’S Elizabeth Gemdjian takes lessons from Novak Djokovic and Succession (spoiler alert!) to explain why the best PR firms will tell you what you need to hear, not just what you want to hear. In the past couple of weeks, I’ve been following two crises – one in the real world, one in a TV […]

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What PR can’t do

December 16, 2021

GG’s Emily Bell explains why PR can’t redeem a damaged reputation if the underlying issues remain. Typically, when my turn to write a blog comes around, there’s some heinous celebrity apology or tone-deaf corporate statement to critique. It’s easy enough to draw actionable takeaways for public relations professionals from the latest communications mishap trending on […]

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The Right Way to Announce College Football Playoff Final Rankings

December 2, 2021

GG’s Eli Judge offers the College Football Playoff committee a more strategic playbook for announcing team rankings. Sunday is the day college football fans have been waiting for: the final reveal of the College Football Playoff (CFP) rankings. Much to my disappointment, my beloved Oklahoma Sooners won’t be participating. But I, along with thousands of […]

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Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

November 4, 2021

GG’s James Seaton explains how and why nonprofits should engage in visual storytelling to further engage their key audiences. Crafting a compelling story for any organization is a multifaceted process. For nonprofits that act as pillars in their local communities, there are many ways to make the mission come to life for the populations they […]

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