Mike Paul, the Reputation Doctor comments on President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address on ABC’s Good Morning America. What do you think? Let your opinion be heard! Please share your comments in the comments section of this blog below!
It’s back! Each year, I put together my list of the top 10 reputations in crisis for the year and the following is the official Reputation Doctor’s Annual Top 10 List of Reputations in Crisis for 2010. This list is compiled by and solely the opinion of top crisis public relations and reputation management expert, Mike Paul, known globally as The Reputation Doctor.
I believe Haiti has the biggest reputation in crisis this for many reasons. To be blunt, it killed more human beings than the BP crisis and will have more lasting impact on people in general. Haiti got hit with a double whammy: the earthquake which killed over 100,000 people early in the year and then the hurricane which brought cholera and more deaths to the island in crisis killing more than 3,000 to date.… Read the rest
Many of you know I started my career in politics before switching to public relations and reputation management. For those who don’t know, I was a former aide to several Republicans in the New York State legislature, a former top aide to former U.S. Senator Alfonse D’Amato (R-NY) and later a former top aide to former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
In addition, I am a talking-head with several national T.V. news stations regarding reputations in crisis, but for the election cycle, I have also provided weekly commentary regarding the reputation and communications messages of both presidential candidates. However, I have usually been labeled a Republican consultant, which is not accurate. Ironically, I have worked with both Democrats and Republicans for many years.… Read the rest
I was honored to attend the third and final Presidential debate at Hofstra University and wrote this blog on site.
Top 5 Reasons McCain Beat Obama from the Reputation Doctor:
1. Joe the Plumber!
McCain finally understood that personal stories work. Joe the Plumber trumps Joe Six Pack! Everyone can relate to Joe the Plumber and everyone wants him to do well as a small business owner. McCain tied Obama’s economic program to increasing Joe the Plumber’s taxes and sharing his wealth and Obama labeling him a rich man as a plumber grossing $250,000. It helped McCain and it is a personal story we all will remember. A big point for McCain and it made Joe the Plumber a new star.… Read the rest