Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Politics and Policy: How the Midterm Elections Will Impact the Food and Beverage Industry

Politics and Policy: How the Midterm Elections Will Impact the Food and Beverage Industry

There is a good argument to be made that President Obama is the most imperial president in the post World War era.  Across virtually every sector of business – energy, financial services, pharmaceutical and others – this Administration has used the full […]

Posture, People and Platforms: The Three P’s of Effective Communication

Posture, People and Platforms: The Three P’s of Effective Communication

Several times during my career, new employers asked me to re-build the organization’s communications function from scratch with little or no allegiance to the operating model of the past.  That is an exciting proposition, but it also comes with its own set of unique challenges.

Every time […]

Mexico and California: The Waterloo for Soda Tax Proponents?

Mexico and California:  The Waterloo for Soda Tax Proponents?

Last November, the Mexican government, with the help of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and in desperate attempt to curb its world-leading obesity rate, passed a 10% per liter tax on sugary drinks.

Advocates hailed the measure as the silver bullet that will once and for […]