Trumped!

I have now written several articles about Donald Trump. My purpose has been to underscore his communications mistakes on the one hand and his communications abilities on the other. Both reflect the nature of the man behind them.   People have noted that the media seems to be on Trump 24/7, much to the chagrin […]

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Happy Anniversary

This week we celebrate two years of being “on the air” through Facebook, Linked-in, and our website (www.comunicologia.com.mx/h/blog) with regular articles on strategic communications. Two years of exploring the ins and outs of good and poor strategic communications using stories of the day as examples from which to learn.   Throughout, our goal has been […]

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Hillary’s Error

Presidential campaigns are all about control.   Controlling the messages, controlling the narrative, and controlling the outcome to gain the support needed to win.   Somewhere along the way, Hillary Clinton has allowed her team to relinquish control of their narrative to her opponents, both Democrat and Republicans.   On March 11 of this year […]

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TRUMPETING

People across the political spectrum have become obsessed with Donald Trump. Many have criticized his style and message, but it is resonating and, despite many perceived missteps, his ascendency in the polls continues unabated and his domination of the media unsurpassed.   Why, since he is not really advancing any policy positions as of this […]

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Breakout

  Breakout   Many watched the Republican candidates debate on August 6, drawn in by the “Donald” effect. Yet if “The Donald” surprised, it was the fact that he refused to pledge not to run as a third party candidate should he not win the Republican nomination.   Let’s see if this costs him politically, since his […]

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Dear Hillary

Dear Hillary,   I have been meaning to write to you for some time, concerned that your campaign may not be going according to plan.   Back in 2007 you were seen as a shoe-in for the Democratic nomination. Yet there seemed to be a soupçon of controversy about your career to that date, and an […]

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Dear Donald

Dear Donald,   I have wanted to write this letter ever since you started your political campaign.   First of all, you have the world’s attention.   But do you have enough votes to win?   You have the media enthralled and are leaving the other candidates out of the media limelight.   Yet if […]

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