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LEADING WITH MORE THAN LIP SERVICE

Like the advertising and PR industries tend to do, we are tallying social justice scorecards to cast winners and losers in their response to the nationwide protests of George Floyd’s death, unnecessary force and racial inequality. Statements and social posts, employee programs and benefits, donations and pledges, and even diversification of the leadership slate should […]

By |July 2nd, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

5 THINGS I’VE LEARNED THROUGH MY JOURNEY AS AN ALLY

What is an ally? Well, if you go strictly by definition…
Ally: (verb) combine or unite a resource or commodity with (another) for mutual benefit. From Latin alligare ‘bind together’… 
Within the parameters of social work, it is this: 
The ally model of social justice is a philosophical approach that is congruent with social work’s values and emphasis […]

By |June 22nd, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

NASCAR Waves Red Flag on Confederacy, Shows How Immediate Action Can Make an Impact

Gone will be the “Stars and Bars” flying over Talladega, Bristol, Martinsville, Darlington and Daytona.

In the wake of George Floyd’s death and millions of people in America and around the globe protesting against racism, discrimination and police violence, companies and brands have been faced with a choice of corporate conscience: take a stand to combat […]

By |June 12th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

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

HOW ARE YOU? MENTAL HEALTH DURING A PANDEMIC.

I am trying to feel ok, but today is hard. And maybe you feel that way too.

I’ve been struggling to write this blog post on how to overcome mental health issues during the coronavirus pandemic because my mental health hasn’t necessarily been stellar. It’s hard to focus knowing there are more than one million Americans […]

By |May 14th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

We Analyzed 150 Brand Messages In Response To COVID-19: Here’s What We Found Out

THE SET-UP

When we look back on the pandemic, there are certain to be a wide range of things we remember as standing out from all the chaos and confusion. One of those has to be the absolute flood of messages that we received from every company ON THE PLANET about the coronavirus. From resorts and […]

By |May 6th, 2020|Blog Post|1 Comment

Corporate Ethics In The Age Of Coronavirus

Let’s be clear, there is no such thing as corporate ethics.  People are either ethical or they aren’t and people determine the ethics of an organization. The good news is that solid ethics naturally align with corporate interests in most cases. Treat employees well and you have a more engaged and higher-performing workforce. Put client […]

By |May 1st, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

Jumping On Hand Grenades: Fostering High-Performance Teams To Respond To The Unexpected

To survive in a changing business environment, organizations have had to be streamlined, efficient and lean, which means there aren’t a lot of unused hours in the workweek. At the same time, this year has proven that we are living in increasingly unpredictable times. Businesses have been forced to respond to urgent, fast-moving issues created […]

By |April 13th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments

rbb’s Weekly Roundup Of Tips On How To Be A Clear Voice During Uncertain Times

When faced with a crisis of the scale and magnitude of COVID-19, professional communication is key to staying on track. That’s why rbb offers daily briefings on the latest news surrounding the pandemic, featuring important tips for working professionals in this climate. And since we know how difficult it can be to keep up, we’re […]

By |April 6th, 2020|Blog Post|0 Comments