Video Files: Risk Communication

How can you make your message resonate with the public? The Council’s Doug Pinkham provides insight and an example of how both major political parties can improve their risk communication. The post Video Files: Risk Communication appeared first on Public Affairs Council.

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Plagued by airbag recall, Takata files for bankruptcy

One of the worst safety scandals in auto-industry history is ending in bankruptcy. On Sunday, Takata announced that competitor Key Safety Systems will acquire it in a $1.6 billion deal. The company faces billions of dollars in lawsuits connecting to its airbag recall, and its American division filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, where…

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10 tips for public speakers

Regardless of your audience size, setting the stage in your own mind is essential. Follow these steps: 1. Affirm, pray, focus, ommm. Whether it’s a staff meeting or a concert performance you’re leading, a short pre-show ritual pulls your energy into your center. Before I take the stage I say this quickie prayer, “Help us…

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