Sleep Mode

Perspective from Sandi Goldfarb: I inadvertently left my mobile phone at work the other night. My first reaction was panic. How would anyone be able to find me? How could I be responsive to clients and co-workers without my iPhone at the ready? And then I remembered Arianna Huffington's words…

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Symptoms Resembling Fatigue

Perspective from Will Rasky: Of all the reasons why voter participation is steadily declining in elections across the country, one of the most commonly suggested theories in Massachusetts politics strikes me as a bit paradoxical: we have too many elections. One would think that more chances to vote would lead…

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Death and Taxes (and Deadlines)

Perspective from Travis Small: When Benjamin Franklin, adapting a line from Daniel Defoe's The Political History of the Devil, wrote "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes," perhaps he should have considered adding deadlines into the mix. At least in the PR world,…

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A Great Day for the Good Guys

Perspective from Amanda Deaver: Lots of people love to talk about how dysfunctional Washington is. And I certainly don't disagree. But every now and then this city surprises you. Monday was one of those days for me. I have had the honor of working for the National Council for Behavioral…

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Healthcare Reform: What can we do today?

Perspective from Lisa Salerno: Over the past few months there is one word that seems to be associated with healthcare reform: delay. Delayed employer mandate, delayed grandfathered plan, all in the interest of giving the healthcare ecosystem time to implement drastic changes to the way it does business. With these…

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