Monthly Archives: February 2011

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Report from Texas

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I have just returned from two days in Houston and Dallas. I had meetings with former Houston Mayor and college classmate Bill White, David Leebron, president of Rice University, Jim Oberwetter, president of the Dallas Chamber of Commerce and David Daniel, president of the University of Texas at Dallas. Here are a few observations on […]

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

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In the last three weeks, I have visited nine cities to present the results of our 2011 Edelman Trust Barometer. Unlike John Candy, I do not play the “air sax.” I have a very set routine, early morning exercise, breakfast meeting with management, mid-morning briefing with staff, luncheon to brief clients on Trust, a few […]

Treatment is Prevention

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I visited Vancouver as part of my annual Trust Barometer journey around the world of Edelman. While in the city, Patti Schom Moffat, our general manager, took me to meet an extraordinary man, Dr. Julio Montaner, (disclosure: client) whose pioneering work in HIV/AIDS is now causing medical authorities to reconsider their assumptions about the best […]

A More Optimistic Davos

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I have come down from the mountains for the twelfth time, with my head still aching not from excessive partying but from information overload at the World Economic Forum. Imagine being invited to an all you can eat buffet, with the most delectable foods laid before you, but with an unrealistic ten minute time limit […]

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