Monthly Archives: January 2015

Chautauqua Institution, in crisis, has an opportunity for redemption

Much time is spent analyzing the depth and extent of a crisis [Deflategate] and, how a person, company or organization can end a crisis [Benjamin Netanyahu; GoDaddy.com; New York City’s crying wolf political leaders]. Too little attention is paid to … Continue reading

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Belichick way outside comfort zone in trying to counter ‘deflategate’

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick is the Marshawn Lynch of NFL coaches. If the league didn’t require it, Belichick would never speak to the media. He makes that obnoxiously clear every time he must. Thus the hilarious and inevitable … Continue reading

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Patriots issues multiplied by NFL decisions and media suspecting they’re lying

When The Washington Post compares you to the worst cheaters across the millennia, going back to Nero, you’ve got a bigger problem than smaller balls. Quarterback Tom Brady and Coach Bill Belichick held separate news conferences yesterday in an effort to put … Continue reading

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Judge ‘deflategate’ impact, significance by Belichick’s rare verbosity

New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick is known for saying almost nothing publicly. He’s the anti-Rex Ryan. If Belichick were on ESPN, the network would tank in the ratings. If Belichick were to go on Comedy Central with Jon Stewart, … Continue reading

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“Glass Jaw” offers sobering critique of crisis management today

  When the holidays slow the pace of business, they also slow the pace of attendant crises. Thus a crisis manager has a chance to read the latest book on the practice, in this case Eric Dezenhall’s Glass Jaw A … Continue reading

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