Monthly Archives: December 2010

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Tis the Season to Give Back

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I went to the Maggie Dixon Classic Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden yesterday. Between games, Maggie was remembered by her brother Jay, coach of the Pittsburgh men’s team, as a fiery and effective coach of the women’s team at the US Military Academy. She took the Lady Cadets to their first NCAA tourney during […]

Edelman #5 on Glassdoor’s ‘2011 Best Places to Work’

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Today announced that Edelman finished fifth among all US-based companies as “best place to work.” The survey is based on confidential responses by employees to a 20-question survey, rating satisfaction with career opportunities, compensation and benefits, employee morale and recognition/feedback. Edelman finished behind Facebook, Southwest Airlines, Bain & Company and General Mills. I am […]

Marie Claire–For Alpha Females

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I had breakfast last Friday with Nancy Cardone, publisher of Marie Claire, a Hearst publication that reaches the ‘alpha female.’ “If it matters to women, it is in Marie Claire,” Cardone said boldly. She recited impressive statistics, including an average reader being college-educated, having an income of $85,000, and generally on the upward track in […]

Conversation with CNN’s Jon Klein

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Jon Klein, until recently the U.S. president of CNN, spoke to the Edelman Executive Committee on Monday evening in Chicago. His six-year run at the network saw the introduction of new technologies such as the touchscreen, the advent of CNNi for crowd-sourcing news gathering, and emergence of new talent such as Anderson Cooper. Here are […]

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