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Along the shores of America’s North Coast I work to develop meaningful relationships through insight and advocacy. This is my chance to offer advice and commentary on trends in the industry that will help you protect and enhance your reputation. I will offer insight into the media covering your issues and my thoughts and insight on Detroit and the North Coast. At times, I may focus on other issues to help you think critically, anticipate change and make decisions that help move you forward.

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I want to pop your bubble!

In business, all we have is our reputation, so what happens when somebody is spreading misinformation about you, but you don’t know about it since you are in your bubble.

5 Tips in Planning Events That Are Newsworthy

Organizing a trade show is not easy. The preparation in site selection, speaker solicitation, and event promotion alone takes a full year or more. Getting the media to come to your event is also a chore. Depending on the issues being discussed and location can determine whether or not the media takes interest. So here are 5 tips in planning an event and bringing the media there to talk about

The Subscription Box Industry Has Come Along Way Since The Box Club, CD Club & Wine Clubs

While we wait for traditional media to catch up to the explosion of subscription boxes in the marketplace, subscription box companies should continue to invest in influencer marketing and find the right mix of people to promote their boxes on Instagram, You Tube and Twitter.

The Investing Power of Millennials: Redefining the Good Life

In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the lead in showing them how they can make a more fulfilling life according to a US study of 1,000 adults 18+ conducted in April 2017.

It's Time To Redefine The Good Life

In spite of a chaotic political arena, a majority of Americans share the view that The Good Life is defined by connections to people and planet more than by material wealth and consumption. Furthermore, Americans are looking to brands to take the lead in showing them how they can make a more fulfilling life according to a US study of 1,000 adults 18+ conducted in April 2017. The Enabling the Good Life Report from Sustainable Brands and Harris Poll released today shows the dramatic shift in American attitudes and reflects a gap between people’s new aspirations and the ways business responds. 


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