This Time It’s Personal: The New Challenge of Values-Driven Accountability for Organizations

It's surprising how quickly we forget the stunningly dramatic and painful events of the past 12 months. A quiet week or two makes it seem like the relationship between the public and the brands they…

Breaking Boundaries: The Bright Future of PR

“Ideas no longer care about the artificial boundaries we put around them.” If that’s really true, then the future for PR is bright. On the fourth day of Cannes, the man from Another Agency stood…

One-to-One Empowerment

As my Cannes Lions experience draws to a close on the last day of the Festival, I feel quite like I just consumed a magical creative elixir that’s now coursing through my veins. And, no,…

The Demise (or Rebirth) of Brand Storytelling: Cannes Writes a New Narrative

Storytelling. As public relations professionals, it’s our craft. To create and share authentic stories that connect and move audiences to think, feel and act. But as the earned channel has purveyed and taken main stage…

Enhancing Our Connection With the Consumer of Tomorrow

Cannes is alight with talk of progressive technologies that are flooding consumer news agendas, and our lives. Research shows we are at the dawn of the 4th Industrial Revolution (Samsung and Cheil, ‘Is Technology the…

Is Inf!#*cer the Dirtiest Word in Marketing?

On the second day of the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, an elite group turned up to Clear Channel (client) Marquee at Le Grand Hotel to share an in-depth conversation about the state of Influencer…

FleishmanHillard Launches FH Perspectives

We are excited to announce that FleishmanHillard is bringing together our Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) initiatives, under the single umbrella of FH Perspectives. Our focus is to continue to welcome, explore and celebrate the multi-faceted…

How to Press for Progress Every Day

This year, in the midst of revolutionary campaigns and monumental activism and advocacy, the global momentum for gender parity is more powerful than ever. The change is tangible, and the need for continued progress evident.…

International Women’s Day: Pressing for Progress Means More Voices and More Action

I spent most of my working hours in the early years of my career trying to figure out how best to get girls on the global development and social change agenda. This was in the…

Money Disrupted: A Look at the Trends and Themes That Shaped Money 20/20 U.S.A. & Money 20/20 Europe in 2017

There is no doubt that in just five years, Money20/20 has established itself as the world's premier payments and FinTech event - where experts gather to discuss and debate the latest industry trends, real world…

Cannes You Hear Me Roar?

I don’t speak French. Yet, despite my deficiency, I could easily pick up that the conversation along the Palais last week was “égalité feminine.” As a creative woman in an industry where only 11% of…

7 Things we Learned in Cannes

Unless you’ve been on social media lockdown, you’ll know that a large delegation of FleishmanHillard (FH) representatives took to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. Why? For a number of reasons: to…

Don’t Hunt the Big Cats: Listen to the Lion Cubs

The array of speakers from an impressively diverse range of industries at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity was as glittering as the city itself. This year the event played host to Nobel Peace Prize…

Digging for Gold

I watched a movie on my flight over to the Cannes Festival of Creativity. GOLD. Good movie. Matthew McConaughey is stunning. Spoiler alert, it’s a story loosely based on the 1993 Bre-X mining scandal about Kenny Wells,…

The Power of Music to Strengthen Emotional Connections

As is universally agreed, the emotional resonance of music - the sounds that cornerstone life's key moments - is huge. At Monday's FleishmanHillard panel  Talking Tunes & Human Truths with Young Guru, hosted by ICCO…