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Media Savvy Awards launches Trailblazer Elevator Pitch Award to encourage entrepreneurs and start-up founders to tell their business stories on camera
Abbas' holocaust comments in Berlin: How would you and your business leader reacted?
Comments about the holocaust by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at a press conference in Berlin Wednesday have sparked an outcry – and raise the question how you as a Communications Director and your business leader should react if confronted by a similar situation.
Abbas' Eklat im Kanzleramt: wie hätten Sie reagiert?
Der Eklat in Kanzler Olaf Scholz’ Pressekonferenz mit Mahmoud Abbas vergangenen Mittwoch konfrontiert uns im Kommunikationswesen mit zwei schwierigen Fragen: wie hätten Ihre Führungskräfte anstelle Scholz die Situation bewältigt? Und wie hätten Sie anstelle Regierungssprecher Hebestreit reagiert, wenn Sie die Pressekonferenz geleitet hätten?
Inaugural Media Savvy Awards GCC won by three senior business leaders from Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia
Three winners, chosen from over 100 nominees, jointly win the award for Best Broadcast Interview Awards to recognise local senior business leaders for sophisticated media and communications skills Awards supported by the Dubai chapters of the Asia Pacific Association of Communications Directors (APACD), and the Public Relations Communications Association (PRCA)
The Media Savvy Awards announces 10 judges for its fifth year in Singapore and Malaysia
Hong Bao Media celebrates fifth edition of the Media Savvy Awards, which recognise Singaporean and Malaysian business leaders for excellent traditional- and new media skills, with the appointment of a record number of ten judges.
The Media Savvy Podcast Episode #4 - Three things to do when your reputation takes a hit
Listen to this episode of The Media Savvy Podcast as Mark Laudi breaks down the three things communications directors should do if their leaders find themselves in Jeff Ng’s position.
We've launched “Lights! Camera! Action!” - a team building exercise where your staff produce a live webcast
Forget about wallowing in mud, climbing rope ladders or playing silly games that embarrass you and your colleagues. A live TV broadcast is a much more intelligent and engaging way to build team solidarity and resilience at an offsite for a team building exercise.
Stage fright: I’m just not comfortable presenting to a crowd
One of the most common forms of stage fright is the fear of speaking to a crowd. Ironically, it's because you are so good with people.
Stage fright: If my presentation isn't perfect, I don't want to give it at all
Some people have an extraordinary attitude for excellence. They relish the opportunity to push the envelope, to surpass standards, to do things better than ever before. This is clearly an awesome talent, and the world is better off for having people like this in it. But it is also a surprising source of stage fright, as Mark explains in this post.
When interviews are interrupted by the publicist, what should you do?
Do publicists play a role in interviews, or should interviewees be expected to handle the entire interview by themselves?
Stage fright: How to overcome your self-criticism and self-doubt
If you are like many people who suffer stage fright, your fear of public speaking is not the result of a critical audience. The criticism comes from within. Even if friends and colleagues cheer you on, it makes no difference. But this incessant self-doubt and self-criticism has its roots in a surprisingly positive aspect of their personality.