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  • Savvy Ethics Month Edition 2:
    Avoiding Moral Rabbit Holes
    10 Ethical Expectations of Leadership
    By James E. LukaszewskiABC, Fellow IABC; APR, Fellow PRSA; BEPS EmeritusAmerica’s Crisis Guru® Rabbit Holes Ethics and ethical behavior problems have always been the toughest game in town and for the last decade front and center across our country. The Public Relations profession seems largely absent from this generation of willful silence, where lying, distortion, … Read more
  • Savvy Ethics Month Edition 1: What is Your Truth Strategy? Liar’s List or Truth Manifesto
    Cayce Myers, Ph.D., L.L.M., J.D., APR, PRSA BEPS Member, Member PRSA National Board By James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, Fellow IABC; APR, Fellow PRSA, PRSA BEPS Emeritus Longest serving member and former co-chair of the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professionals Standards (BEPS) It seems that liars and bullies dominate the world’s information these days. Both … Read more
  • Barbara’s 7 Ingredients of Happiness
    August 30, 2023 So, why are we talking about happiness? Three reasons; Number 1, my wife of 56 years Barbara (met in High School) and I had an extraordinary life together. I called her The Sunshine Girl because she was always happy and she taught me how to be happy, too. To our surprise, our … Read more
  • Jim Lukaszewski – Snap Wisdom #2
    During the First 120 Minutes – Activate Your Crisis Response Checklist
  • Savvy #1 August 2023
    Table of Contents
  • Concise Advice #17: Your Manifesto for Communications Success
    YOUR MANIFESTO FOR COMMUNICATIONS SUCCESS Every letter, talk, and communication we send to employees or to other places has to flow through a self-imposed emotional and vocabulary filter system that keeps us on an even keel that preempts, deters, and reduces the attacks, provocative, and negative comments that are likely to occur. Here are your … Read more