Molly McPherson https://mollymcpherson.com/ Indestructible Online and crisis management Tue, 24 Jan 2023 06:55:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://mollymcpherson.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/favicon-150x150.png Molly McPherson https://mollymcpherson.com/ 32 32 224: Analyzing the Apology Statement: the Andrew Callaghan example https://mollymcpherson.com/224-analyzing-the-apology-statement-the-andrew-callaghan-example/ https://mollymcpherson.com/224-analyzing-the-apology-statement-the-andrew-callaghan-example/#respond Tue, 24 Jan 2023 05:51:17 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6967 A powerful public relations strategy can help you recover from a crisis and build an indestructible reputation. Restoring your reputation after a serious allegation is a circumstance that everyone should be prepared for.  This week’s episode uses the recent sexual misconduct allegations surrounding Andrew Callaghan as a real-world example of dealing with a crisis and […]

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223: Who are the Biggest Golden Globe PR Losers of 2023? https://mollymcpherson.com/episode223/ https://mollymcpherson.com/episode223/#respond Tue, 17 Jan 2023 01:56:56 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6897 Today, the Golden Globes 2023 edition of the Indestructible PR® Podcast takes a look at the people and the brands that haven’t successfully overcome their PR crises of the past and examines what the ceremony reveals about their failings. Tune in to find out why these brands still haven’t recovered a year later and discover […]

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222: To Catch a Corporate Operative: The “Network News” Hit Piece https://mollymcpherson.com/episode222/ Tue, 10 Jan 2023 02:13:13 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6869 Today’s podcast sheds light on a new dirty trick used by special interest groups and people who are activist-minded. It takes a look at an article by NPR, “She Was an ABC News Producer. She Also Was a Corporate Operative,” and reveals how Kristen Hentschel used her previous work experience as a journalist to challenge […]

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221: Top 10 Public Relations Crises of 2022 https://mollymcpherson.com/episode221/ Tue, 03 Jan 2023 00:11:52 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6859 In this episode, discussing some of the worst PR crises that happened in 2022 based on an informal poll on Twitter.  It’s no secret that 2022 was a year full of PR disasters. From celebrities getting caught up in scandals to brands making massive mistakes, here are some of the worst PR crises that happened […]

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220: What is ChatGPT and Why Is Everyone Obsessed With It? https://mollymcpherson.com/episode220/ Tue, 27 Dec 2022 03:21:00 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6842 ChatGPT is here and is making waves globally for its ability to generate human-like written text. This episode of the Indestructible PR® Podcast delves into some of the risks and benefits of using this new platform. It provides a bit of background into what ChatGPT is, how it works, and how it’s different from other […]

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219: How to Give a Good Answer to Any Question https://mollymcpherson.com/episode219/ Tue, 20 Dec 2022 17:56:05 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6837 Everyone has been in a situation where they’re asked a question and don’t know how to answer it. Whether it be during an interview, a meeting, or a media interview, being able to provide clear, concise answers can make all the difference. Here are some tips to help you give good answers to any question:  […]

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218: Unethical Leadership in Action: The Tampa Police Chief Who Flashed a Badge https://mollymcpherson.com/episode218/ Tue, 13 Dec 2022 03:48:38 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6833 After body cam footage emerged showing Mary O’Connor, the Police Chief of Tampa, Florida, trying to get out of a traffic violation by showing her badge and the internal affairs investigation that followed, she was ultimately forced to resign.  This episode takes a look at this incident to see what can be learned from a […]

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217: My Public Relations Strategy That Got Two Clients Out of Crises https://mollymcpherson.com/episode217/ Tue, 06 Dec 2022 00:33:11 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6804 These days news happens in milliseconds and with the social media algorithms functioning the way they do, a negative comment can result in a disruption that can damage your public image in a very short space of time.  This episode takes a look at the public relations strategy that effectively got two of Molly’s clients […]

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216: The 3 Mistakes Most Spokespeople Make in their Media Interviews (and how to avoid them) https://mollymcpherson.com/episode216/ Tue, 29 Nov 2022 19:02:29 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6800 If you say the wrong thing in front of the press, it could live online for years to come and greatly damage your reputation. This episode takes a look back at a previous podcast episode and webinar with media trainer extraordinaire Warren Weeks, where he broke down the three mistakes that most spokespeople make in […]

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215: It’s (Not) The Most Wonderful Time of the Year For Layoffs https://mollymcpherson.com/episode215/ Mon, 21 Nov 2022 23:49:03 +0000 https://mollymcpherson.com/?p=6796 How a leader handles layoffs can have a major impact on the future success and reputation of their company. This episode takes a look at some of the recent layoffs that have made the news before breaking down five tips on how to handle layoffs during this time of year. It unpacks how Mark Zuckerberg […]

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