Why PRGN Works

Throughout my all-most 20 years in the communications game, I have been participating in many business networks – national as well as international. These networks have contributed to many learnings and business connections, but also to some important realizations. These became particularly obvious, when I became active in the leadership of Public Relations Global Network … Read More

The Great Brexit (UK Exit)

On Thursday Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU), striking a blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets as sterling collapsed to a 31-year low. Investors scrambled to sell the pound, oil and stocks as Britain took a lurch into the unknown, becoming the first country to quit in the EU’s … Read More

Keepin’ the Customer Satisfied

The positive impact a rave review has on your product or service can’t be beat. Whatever the budget, the size of the billboard or the impact of the TV campaign, “nothing,” as the dearly-departed Prince sang, “compares” to a happy customer championing your cause.

Lessons from a Curmudgeon

Koos Viviers the curmudgeonly editor of the Cape Times, in Cape Town, South Africa, sat in his leather lined chair behind his mahogany desk, and glowered at me, the brand new, extremely nervous night editor of “his” treasured morning newspaper. “Your job is simple”, he said.

The World Cup Final Interview

Germany vs. Argentina   Industrie-Contact CEO, PRGN President and football/soccer addict Uwe Schmidt from Germany, has interviewed the head of the Argentinean PRGN partner agency Identia PR, Dominique Biquard, about the upcoming World Cup Final in Rio de Janeiro.   Uwe: Dominique, the 2 football super powers Argentina and Germany play the World Cup final … Read More