Christine Barney

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So far Christine Barney has created 44 blog entries.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: A ROADMAP FOR A STRONG TRANSITION INTO A NEW NORMAL

We may not yet be fully stocked on toilet paper, but the country is quickly moving toward easing home restrictions and re-opening business in various ways and in various places.

What this means in practical terms has much to do with where you live and what business you are in. However, one thing is clear: how […]

By |June 9th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

WE MUST STAND UP FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN MARGINALIZED, OPPRESSED AND DENIED (A Message from rbb)

Today our leadership sent an email to the entire rbb team. For the sake of transparency and solidarity, we have decided to share the same communication externally with our community. It’s included in its original format below.
MESSAGE FROM PARTNERS
There are times when the world seems to conspire to deliver the worst of circumstances.
Just as the country is finding […]

By |June 1st, 2020|Blog Post|3 Comments

A Recipe for Pulling Together as a Region

Rather than teaching social distancing, COVID-19 is a lesson in how to support each other by creating social connections while maintaining distance. It’s a lesson Miami, Broward and Palm Beach need to embrace.  The counties may be physically divided but are clearly stronger when connected.  

The recovery process we are facing may seem daunting, but we […]

By |April 3rd, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

How to Communicate the News No One Wants to Hear: Layoffs in Time of Economic Crisis

We are entering the stage where many of our clients will find it necessary to conduct layoffs in order to streamline expenses or even survive until business returns to normal.  While good communications is always critical in the planning and implementation of job actions, the current situation makes this even more complicated. Unlike more predictable […]

By |March 20th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

Leadership By A Guy Named Ed

How do you define a leader?  Is it someone people are willing to follow?  I believe the best leaders don’t worry about how many people are behind them. They take action on an issue not because it’s popular, but because it’s right.  Ed Stack, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods is such a leader.  He is […]

By |November 4th, 2019|Blog Post|0 Comments

What to do When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes

Technology is making it easier for our eyes to deceive us. Clever editing, misleading titles and manufactured images allow us to simply manipulate stakeholders.

There are numerous examples of how manufactured and forced perspective erodes trust and impacts situations in everything from elections to healthcare.

The increasing ease of these techniques is what has accelerated the rate […]

By |May 6th, 2019|Blog Post|0 Comments

Why You Need the Right People Today to Succeed Tomorrow

“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.”

This quote from Will Rogers is a humorous warning to today’s business owners. What got you where you are today is often not enough to ensure you will be successful tomorrow.

Continued growth is a challenge every business faces […]

By |April 10th, 2018|Blog Post|0 Comments

Words of Wisdom for Women Business Owners

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day has been celebrated for more than 100 years and this year its theme of #BeBoldForChange to help forge a better working world – a more gender inclusive world shows how the effort is becoming more aggressive in […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog Post|0 Comments

Proof that every customer has their price

The fourth annual Breakout BrandsTM survey* by rbb Communications found it would take more than $220,000 to bribe customers away from their favorite product. For 43 percent of American consumers surveyed, no amount of money is enough, and 93 percent of this group would actually pay more for a brand they feel an emotional connection […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Looking into the PR Crystal Ball: Top 10 Career Tips

rbb Communications’ fearless leader Christine Barney was recently honored with the Bill Adams Lifetime Achievement Award by the Public Relation Society of America’s Miami chapter.
Rather than talk about a 30+ years of career of achievements,  Christine took the opportunity to offer the students and young professionals in the audience her advice on what makes […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments