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Public Relations expert Molly McPherson, APR, reveals the best practices for helping leaders become indestructible in today's digital age by creating crisis-resilient organizations.

The podcast offers a mix of analysis of current events along with interviews with newsmakers, communications professionals, and business experts from Molly's 20+ years of public relations and crisis communications expertise working for FEMA and heading communications for the cruise line industry.

This podcast helps leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs - anyone who communicates for a living - take the fear out of "putting themselves out there" in the age of public scrutiny. A podcast to help you communicate confidently in your writing, speaking, body language, and social media.

Everything is PR.

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Molly McPherson

About Your Host

Molly McPherson is not your average public relations practitioner. She can whip out a media statement, geek out over how a crisis started and knows her way around Twitter but when you get right down to it, her role is to help leaders protect themselves in the digital age. 

Molly's combined experience as the head of communications for the cruise line industry and her role in shaping FEMA's online media efforts turned into a passion for helping organizations and their leaders feel comfortable communicating in the digital age. She is the founder of the online training program, Confident Leader Network and loves to talk about current events and how *not* to become the subject of the next viral news story. 

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How to Conduct an Astronomically Bad Press Conference

February 24, 2020

3 Tips for managing your next press conference. Imagine planning a press conference to address a widely publicized cheating scandal and rebuild your baseball team’s reputation. You’ve got your lineup set for what should be a home run, but you end up striking out. In this podcast, I’m dissecting the Houston Astros’ failed press conference.…

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5 Words & Phrases to Remove from Your Emails Immediately

February 17, 2020

Where do you do most of your communicating in your work and in your life? Chances are it’s mostly email and text. You’ve probably noticed that some correspondence sounds confident and some make you want to say “get to the point already.” In this episode, I’m going to cover the five filler words and phrases…

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How to Keep Your Passwords and Online Information Safe

February 10, 2020

When is the last time you updated your passwords? If you answered never or not sure, take a listen to this episode for tips on how to protect your online identity.     Cybersecurity breaches are a real threat to many businesses big and small. But don’t be lulled into thinking it’s only happening to companies. Private…

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Generation Z Explained with Special Guest Sarah Weise

February 3, 2020

Trust me when I tell you that Generation Z matters. Especially if you’re a parent of teens, you want to figure out how their brains are working. If you own or run a business, they matter because you’re going to need to learn how to get them motivated and engaged in your product or service.…

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6 Simple Tips to Improve Your Handwriting

January 27, 2020

If you’re like most of us, any communication you do through the written word is via the keyboard – either on your phone or at your computer. It’s no wonder that when it’s time to sit down and put pen to paper, the outcome can sometimes look more like a ransom letter than a thank…

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