Monthly Archives: February 2009

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Business Magazines: Advertising Down, Credibility Up

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Business magazines have had a difficult time in the past few years, as declines in advertising have forced reductions in journalist ranks. But in our 2009 Edelman Trust Barometer, we found that business magazines and analyst reports were the most credible sources of information about companies. This dissonance led me to sit down yesterday with […]

We Will Prove You Wrong

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Jeff Jarvis handed me a copy of his new book, “What Would Google Do?” after we finished a brainstorm on health care costs at the World Economic Forum. I have the utmost respect and admiration for the author as a visionary and change agent. He does not disappoint in his very pointed and inspirational text […]

How To Push Back Constructively

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It has been a strange week for the business community on both sides of the Atlantic. Big bankers from the US and the UK were called before their legislators, who were venting public frustration over huge pay packages, constipated lending and opaque use of government bailout funds. It is important that companies learn how to […]

A Different Davos

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I have returned from the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, a profoundly different gathering from a year ago when the biggest issue was the growing power of sovereign wealth funds. The stars of the show were government leaders from China and Russia. The obsession was finding a way to recapitalize banks without full nationalization, while […]

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