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Posts Tagged ‘Helene Solomon’

Research: U.S. Adults Feeling Recession’s Impact, But Optimistic About the American Dream

PR firm Solomon McCown & Company and Anderson Robbins Research partnered to poll 1,009 U.S. adults about their values and outlook on life, finding that the country has developed “A New Normal.”

According to the survey, 74 percent of Americans feel they have achieved the American Dream, but that realization takes a better work-life balance and overall happiness into greater account.

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now! 

Podcast: Solomon McCown & Co CEO Travels to Israel on a ‘Mission’ With M.A. Gov. Deval Patrick

Gov. Deval Patrick with Israeli President Shimon Peres.

Recently, Helene Solomon, CEO of Boston-based PR firm Solomon McCown & Company, joined Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and a group of state business leaders on a trip to Israel, part of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011. The goal of the mission, which also went to the U.K., was to discuss the opportunities for businesses between Massachusetts and these two countries in areas like technology and life sciences.

Now back from her trip, we spoke with Solomon about what she experienced and areas where the PR industry might be interested in working with Israeli businesses. Click here (MP3 link) for the whole podcast. After the jump, we got a little extra info from Solomon after the recording stopped and there are a few more pics from her trip.

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