Of course, I first thought that he meant companies that have the guts to say "Edelman sucks." But no. Edelman apparently likes companies that indeed suck.
That's when the announcement started to make me squirm some. As a business, has Edelman concluded that there are a hell of a lot more potential clients that suck than don't? Apparently, if you're a company that sucks, Edelman is absolutely the right place for you. That I get. But I wonder, has CEO Richard Edelman devised a comprehensive strategic plan to not only align the company with "suck," but really take a leadership role?
Silly. No, it's just dumb. I mean, what a patently dopey thing for Rubel to say. It's more nonsense from the Grand Poobah of the Loose Cannon Club.
This just in to the news desk from the Noblesville Ledger...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Sharon L. Smith, president of Maverick Public Relations, recently received accreditation in public relations from the Public Relations Society of America.
Smith is on the board of directors for the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce. Before opening Maverick Public Relations, she was the public relations coordinator for Riverview Hospital. Previously, she was marketing director for Topics Newspapers and director of Noblesville Main Street. She is a graduate of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy and was given its Outstanding Alumni Award in 2004.
According to the PRSA Web site, accreditation is a mark of distinction earned by public relations professionals who demonstrate their commitment to the profession and devotion to ethical practice within the business. Those selected must have a broad knowledge of their field, showing proof of strong strategic and professional judgment skills developed during their professional lifetime.
Of the more than 1 million communications professionals nationwide, Smith joins approximately 4,200 professionals who have earned the accreditation in the United States.
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