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Full-Cycle Communication

Whether you are leading ten or ten thousand, being a full-cycle communicator builds an engaged, empowered and resilient workforce that makes a bottom line, dollars and cents difference to your organization.

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Crisis Planning, Exercises & Response

Every organization has vulnerabilities and risks that can threaten their future. Preparing for the most likely and worst-case scenarios is the difference between chaotic or disciplined response to crises.

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Media Readiness

Getting the most out of your media engagements means being ready. Measuring key vital signs and developing simple skills will let you stop playing defense and play offense on your terms.

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  • I’ve been a student of leadership communication behavior for more than 40 years. In a career split about evenly between the military and corporate worlds,......

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Mike’s novel “On the Hot Seat”, published in July 2020, is a satirical view of the how-to and how-not-to of public relations.