BP Claims Oil Spill Response was "Model of Corp. Responsibility"

Today’s headlines quote outgoing BP CEO Hayward as saying the company’s response to the Gulf Oil Spill “has been a model of good social corporate responsibility.” From my PR chair, I think this is the capstone faux pas from the Brit. Even if he is correct, I don’t think anyone believes it. In fact, I suggest that for the next year or two any claims ...

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PR 101: Part 6 of 10 – Entrepreneur Arrogance Traps

Entrepreneurship is risky by definition. Success demands confidence in the face of challenges. An entrepreneur must believe in his/her product or service, or no one else will.

But when does healthy assurance become dangerous arrogance?

A few months ago, Forbes Magazine published the article (and accompanying slide-show), 10 Arrogance Traps For Entrepreneurs. The warnings are sound, and some go ...

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Energy Solutions: Now They are "Part of the Solution"

Today’s news from Energy Solutions in Utah is good news. I am pleased with this decision to nix importation of foreign nuclear waste into Utah or the U.S. for that matter. There is already a big Green PR blunder waiting to happen the first time one of the n-Waste carrying trains is derailed or attacked by terrorists.

Perish the thought, what kind of media ...

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UVEF Top 25 Under 5 Rock Utah House w $195M in Revenue

Utah’s Fastest-Growing Startups Recognized

UVEF Awards 2010 “Top 25 Under Five”

PROVO, Utah – July 8, 2010 The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced the winners of its 2010 “Top 25 Under Five” Awards, spotlighting outstanding Utah entrepreneurs and start-up companies. Award recipients were recognized today at ceremonies held at the Provo Novell Campus. Omniture, Silicon Slopes and InnoVentures sponsored the event. UVEF recognized Agel Enterprises (www.agel.com), a nutritional supplement supplier, as the number one ...

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