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Chipotle’s Video: Spot On

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July 6, 2016

Chipotle’s Video: Spot On

Even before I saw it, I knew Chipotle’s new video advertisement was exactly the right move. Chipotle’s decision to involve food critics into […]

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IKEA Recall Draws Rare Public Statement

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June 29, 2016

IKEA Recall Draws Rare Public Statement

We’re used to seeing news releases and fact-based recall announcements coming from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. But it™’s […]

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Employee Training Critical to Combat “Active Shooter”

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June 27, 2016

Employee Training Critical to Combat “Active Shooter”

Following the mass shooting in Orlando more companies and organizations are contemplating active shooter survival training (run, hide, fight) for […]

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Humanizing Hardships: Refugee Crisis

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June 21, 2016

Humanizing Hardships: Refugee Crisis

On September 2, 2015, the realities of the gravest refugee crisis since World War II came to light after a […]

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Baylor and Starr Learn the Value of Proactive Crisis Planning

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June 20, 2016

Baylor and Starr Learn the Value of Proactive Crisis Planning

Anticipation, preparation, and training. All three are integral components of crisis management strategy that Baylor and its former President Ken […]

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LEVICK in the News: Valeant Pharmaceuticals and a Playbook for Crisis Management

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June 17, 2016

LEVICK in the News: Valeant Pharmaceuticals and a Playbook for Crisis Management

This week, LEVICK Senior Vice President Patrick Hillmann was featured in Reuters, offering crisis management tips for Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ new […]

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Just Say No to Ransomware

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June 8, 2016

Just Say No to Ransomware

Aside from the presidential election, the other big piece of news this week (at least in the corporate environment) is […]

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Don’t be just TalkTalk: Cyber Breaches Cost Reputation and a Ton of Money

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June 1, 2016

Don’t be just TalkTalk: Cyber Breaches Cost Reputation and a Ton of Money

The British telecom, TalkTalk Group, announced on May 12, 2016 that its pre-tax profits were down significantly due to additional […]

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Applebee™’s Microwaving Their Steaks?: A Lesson on Repeating the Negative

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May 31, 2016

Applebee™’s Microwaving Their Steaks?: A Lesson on Repeating the Negative

I recently learned that Applebee™’s has been accused of microwaving all the food they serve…and I learned this from a […]

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Is America’s Judicial System the Biggest Loser in Celebrity Trials?

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May 25, 2016

Is America’s Judicial System the Biggest Loser in Celebrity Trials?

Since O.J. Simpson™’s murder trial, I’ve developed a healthy disdain for celebrity trials, and now, I’m loathing them even more. […]

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The Compelling Business Case for Cyberinsurance

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May 24, 2016

The Compelling Business Case for Cyberinsurance

When company directors ask me about whether or not they should purchase standalone cybersecurity insurance, I always give them two […]

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Law Firms Face Fallout from Data Breaches: The First Test Case Has Begun

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May 20, 2016

Law Firms Face Fallout from Data Breaches: The First Test Case Has Begun

Fear over fallout from data breaches doesn’t just plague national security agencies and mega-corporations. Take investors’ unease over the security […]