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Confident Communications w/ Molly McPherson

By Molly McPherson

Helping people and organizations respond in the right way at the right time with public relations expert Molly McPherson, APR. This podcast is your guide for examining how communications can make or break a brand, organization, or leader—discussing the best practices in public relations, digital media, crisis communications, and social media. The podcast offers a mix of analysis of current events and 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.

  1. 1.
    110: When to Stop Talking to Gain Control in any Conversation12/01/2020
    18:50
  2. 2.
    109: Royal PR Lessons from Netflix's The Crown11/24/2020
    41:39
  3. 3.
    108: What is Parler? Everything you need to know about this social network with all the buzz11/17/2020
    18:32
  4. 4.
    107: The ONE Winning Strategy I Found in the Chaos of the 2020 Election11/10/2020
    20:51
  5. 5.
    106: The Art of the Great Media Interview with Warren Weeks11/03/2020
    31:16
  6. 6.
    105: The Trick to the Perfect Response That Stops a Crisis10/27/2020
    23:38
  7. 7.
    104: How to Memorize a Speech in 7 Easy Steps10/20/2020
    14:29
  8. 8.
    103: 3 Signs Someone Is Trying to Bait You (and How Not to Take It)10/13/2020
    13:44
  1. 9.
    102: Truth or Trumped-Up? A Hospital Visit Leads to a Lesson in Transparency10/06/2020
    28:16
  2. 10.
    101: How to Admit Your Mistakes: The Ellen DeGeneres Apology09/29/2020
    21:26
  3. 11.
    100: My Love Letter To Communicators09/22/2020
    16:37
  4. 12.
    99: Learn How to Create a Memorable Quote09/15/2020
    20:04
  5. 13.
    98: How to Be a Confident Public Speaker with Gina Razón09/08/2020
    59:04
  6. 14.
    97: 5 of the Best-Worst PR Excuses from the Week: The rhetoric behind the response09/01/2020
    25:25
  7. 15.
    96: How to Get People to Admire You (Without Being Obnoxious)08/25/2020
    7:26
  8. 16.
    95: How to Politely Ask People to Wear a Mask08/18/2020
    13:53
  9. 17.
    94: How to Apologize During a PR Crisis: Why Ellen DeGeneres Kept Quiet (And Why You Shouldn't)08/11/2020
    24:06
  10. 18.
    93: Tell-Tale Signs Someone is Lying to You in Text or Email08/04/2020
    18:10
  11. 19.
    92: How to Win an Argument Every Time07/28/2020
    11:14
  12. 20.
    [BONUS] Rethinking Success with J. Douglas Holladay07/26/2020
    49:54
  13. 21.
    91: How to Avoid Writing a Social Media Post You'll Regret Later07/21/2020
    28:35
  14. 22.
    90: How to Run a First-Class Virtual Presentation or Meeting07/14/2020
    21:41
  15. 23.
    89: Six Phrases to Make Your Emails More Upbeat07/07/2020
    8:28
  16. 24.
    88: Being Black in the White Workplace. A perspective on race-related challenges from Cedric Brown06/30/2020
    48:59
  17. 25.
    87: Celebrating Juneteenth: Why organizations should have noted the day on social media06/23/2020
    19:52
  18. 26.
    86: What To Say About the Lack of Diversity in Your Boardroom06/16/2020
    28:33
  19. 27.
    85: How to Build a Sense of Belonging with Rajkumari Neogy06/09/2020
    38:57
  20. 28.
    84: A Crisis Response Case Study: Minneapolis06/02/2020
    21:59
  21. 29.
    83: How to Bridge the Technical Divide Between Leaders and Employees with Colleen McFarland05/26/2020
    32:04
  22. 30.
    82: Eating Your Words: Cookbook author Alison Roman's recipe for an apology05/19/2020
    20:25
  23. 31.
    [Bonus] Creative Pivots for Small Businesses During COVID-19 with Marketing Expert, Krista Fabrick05/14/2020
    23:23
  24. 32.
    81: What You Need to Be Telling Your Audience Right Now About Your Pandemic Plans05/12/2020
    19:12
  25. 33.
    80: How to Be an Exceptional Podcast Guest with Kelly Glover05/05/2020
    28:44
  26. 34.
    79: How to Write During COVID-19: 3 Steps to Communicate Better During the Pandemic04/28/2020
    41:53
  27. 35.
    78: The Do’s and Don’ts of Video Conferencing04/21/2020
    43:55
  28. 36.
    [Bonus] Connecting and Branding in a Time of Crisis with Kathleen Lucente04/17/2020
    31:43
  29. 37.
    77: How to Navigate Through a Crisis: Leadership for a turbulent time with special guest Rear Admiral (ret.) Timothy Sullivan04/14/2020
    36:49
  30. 38.
    [Bonus] How CEOs Can Lead the Way Through a Crisis with Julia Angelen Joy04/09/2020
    35:07
  31. 39.
    76: Torpedoing the Commander of the USS Roosevelt: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea04/07/2020
    12:29
  32. 40.
    75: How to Write a Memorable Quote03/31/2020
    21:54
  33. 41.
    [Bonus] The Cooperative Way of Operating During a Pandemic with Adam Schwartz03/31/2020
    23:54
  34. 42.
    How to Lead In a Time of the Coronavirus: Seven Ways to Inspire Confidence03/24/2020
    26:56
  35. 43.
    Communicating COVID-19: The Best Advice for Informing Your Stakeholders During The Pandemic03/17/2020
    32:53
  36. 44.
    Help! I lost my voice. Now what?03/10/2020
    21:00
  37. 45.
    6 Secrets for Starting a Conversation with Anyone03/03/2020
    10:18
  38. 46.
    How to Conduct an Astronomically Bad Press Conference02/25/2020
    21:04
  39. 47.
    5 Words & Phrases to Remove from Your Emails Immediately02/18/2020
    11:35
  40. 48.
    How to Keep Your Passwords and Online Information Safe02/11/2020
    12:16
  41. 49.
    Generation Z Explained with Special Guest Sarah Weise02/04/2020
    44:28
  42. 50.
    6 Simple Tips to Improve Your Handwriting01/28/2020
    15:35
  43. 51.
    “Megxit” Decoded: Why Harry and Meghan’s Exit Matters01/21/2020
    20:06
  44. 52.
    The 7 Grammar Mistakes You Should Never Make01/14/2020
    12:58
  45. 53.
    Crisis Plans: What They Are and Why You Need One with Rob Burton01/07/2020
    23:52
  46. 54.
    It's a New Year; Is it Time for a New Life? With special guest Steve Piacente12/31/2019
    28:28
  47. 55.
    How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note12/24/2019
    12:40
  48. 56.
    The 12 Days of Crisis: My Top #PRFails in 201912/17/2019
    38:41
  49. 57.
    How to Small Talk Like a Pro at a Holiday Party with Special Guest Lauren Sergy12/10/2019
    31:38
  50. 58.
    🎁 [BONUS] How to Address a Holiday Card 🎄12/06/2019
    6:57
  51. 59.
    Critical Moments: The New Mindset of Reputation Management with special guest Bill Coletti12/03/2019
    35:03
  52. 60.
    How to Behave on a Plane Without Driving People Insane11/26/2019
    22:11
  53. 61.
    One Year of Confident Communications: The Best of the Podcast11/19/2019
    25:18
  54. 62.
    Executive Presence: What it Looks like, Why You Need It And How To Get It11/12/2019
    32:47
  55. 63.
    What's in a Greeting and Why Does it Matter?11/05/2019
    14:24
  56. 64.
    Someone at Your Organization Has Been Accused of Sexual Harassment. Now what?10/29/2019
    23:16
  57. 65.
    How to Gain (and Retain) Your Fans: The Business of Sports10/22/2019
    41:31
  58. 66.
    Cybersecurity Issues That Will Keep You Up at Night10/15/2019
    34:44
  59. 67.
    🌎Where in the World is Matt Lauer's Reputation?10/11/2019
    30:29
  60. 68.
    How To Communicate So People Listen To You10/08/2019
    37:50
  61. 69.
    Calming your Critics: How to respond to an online activist group10/01/2019
    32:09
  62. 70.
    Sorry, Not Sorry: Apologizing in the Age of Digital09/24/2019
    26:53
  63. 71.
    The Art of Negotiating and Active Listening09/17/2019
    33:02
  64. 72.
    9/11 to Today: Ways We Have Changed in Communications and in Business09/10/2019
    25:15
  65. 73.
    How to Use LinkedIn Like a Boss09/03/2019
    27:14
  66. 74.
    Man Bites Dog PR: Taking Charge in the Digital Age08/27/2019
    46:31
  67. 75.
    The Top Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Right Now08/20/2019
    22:09
  68. 76.
    How to be a More Authentic Leader08/13/2019
    24:21
  69. 77.
    Where are your Superfans? The easy way to find them with special guest Pat Flynn08/06/2019
    27:24
  70. 78.
    How to Write a Digital Press Release07/30/2019
    12:39
  71. 79.
    The "When Your Back is Up Against the Wall" Response: The Friends of Jeffrey Epstein07/23/2019
    23:49
  72. 80.
    The JFK Jr. Plane Crash: A behind-the-scenes account from July 199907/16/2019
    59:09
  73. 81.
    Professional Development: You Can’t Succeed Without It07/09/2019
    19:33
  74. 82.
    How to Feel Like a Natural In Front of the Camera07/02/2019
    34:35
  75. 83.
    Blaming the Millennial: Been There, Done That, Got the T-shirt06/25/2019
    16:57
  76. 84.
    Get Found on LinkedIn--Without Getting Found Out at Work06/18/2019
    50:09
  77. 85.
    How to Be a Modern-Age Leader06/11/2019
    21:16
  78. 86.
    A Crisis Case Study: How To Respond to a Media Attack06/04/2019
    44:53
  79. 87.
    How to Nail Your Next Media Interview with Brad Phillips05/28/2019
    1:02:49
  80. 88.
    How to Speak to Waitstaff05/21/2019
    19:12
  81. 89.
    10 Moves to Protect your Online Reputation05/14/2019
    20:02
  82. 90.
    Yelp! I Got a Bad Review! (Now What?)05/07/2019
    31:13
  83. 91.
    How To Be a Great Spokesperson: With special guest, former CNN and ABC News Anchor & Correspondent Jeanne Meserve04/30/2019
    58:48
  84. 92.
    Why Major League Baseball Hits a Homerun Marketing to Fans04/23/2019
    34:50
  85. 93.
    How the Heck Do You Use a Hashtag?04/16/2019
    24:52
  86. 94.
    Annoying Communication Habits You Need to Stop Immediately04/10/2019
    31:11
  87. 95.
    How to Handle a Difficult Conversation04/02/2019
    39:32
  88. 96.
    A Crisis Case Study: A Turbulent, Bloody Mess03/26/2019
    35:32
  89. 97.
    Your Name Went Viral - But Not in a Good Way. Now What?03/19/2019
    35:48
  90. 98.
    10 Hacks That Take the Suck Out of Writing03/12/2019
    28:07
  91. 99.
    The Secret to Being a Great Speaker03/05/2019
    59:32
  92. 100.
    The Best and Worst of the 2019 Oscars02/26/2019
    30:46
  93. 101.
    How to Spot a Liar02/19/2019
    35:35
  94. 102.
    Bully!: Presidential Communications Throughout the Ages02/12/2019
    48:05
  95. 103.
    How to Talk About Racism Without Sounding Like a Racist02/05/2019
    1:02:46
  96. 104.
    The Covington Chronicles - When an "Ecounter" Goes Viral01/29/2019
    28:55
  97. 105.
    The Art of Messaging a Divorce: The Jeff Bezos Method01/22/2019
    34:57
  98. 106.
    11: How Not to Be a Bridezilla01/15/2019
    33:37
  99. 107.
    10: A Golden Globes Recap: Who was on message and who missed the mark01/08/2019
    45:22
  100. 108.
    09: How to Write a Hollywood Ending with your Internal Communications01/01/2019
    43:32
  101. 109.
    08: Top Communication Fails that Made Headlines in 201812/25/2018
    55:59
  102. 110.
    07: Top Communication Wins that Made the Headlines in 201812/18/2018
    37:20
  103. 111.
    06: The State Funeral of President George H.W. Bush12/11/2018
    33:43
  104. 112.
    05: Just Listen! The Secret to Getting Through to Just About Anyone12/04/2018
    33:49
  105. 113.
    04: How to Be a Great Conversationalist11/27/2018
    19:32
  106. 114.
    03: Interview Secrets from the Other Side of the Desk. Lessons from Harvard Business School H.R.11/19/2018
    58:57
  107. 115.
    02: Um...So, Let's Discuss Filler Words11/13/2018
    24:55
  108. 116.
    01: Your Guide to Communication "Tells"11/13/2018
    33:41

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