Top 10 List Of The Worst Reputations In Crisis For 2014
Mike Paul, The Reputation Doctor®’s Top 10 List of The Worst Reputations In Crisis for 2014
This year, in 2014, we celebrate my 20th Annual Top 10 List of the Worst Reputations In Crisis! Yes, the Originator, not the Imitators! 🙂
As always, this Top 10 List of Worst Reputations In Crisis for 2014 is solely the opinion of Mike Paul, The Reputation Doctor®.
Mike Brown laid dead in Ferguson street for hours after police officer shot him several times.
1. CITY (HAMLET) OF FERGUSON – The shooting of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, by former Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson, became the defining moment of 2014 for the worse reputation in crisis. As a result, the City of Ferguson, (more a small hamlet with major racial issues and a part-time inexperienced mayor versus a true city) became a lightning rod symbol of alleged racism, as well as police and government injustice not only in the U.S., but worldwide.… Read the rest
Mike Paul, The Reputation Doctor’s, Top 10 List of Reputations In Crisis For The Year 2011!
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 2011. 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®.
10. Bank of America Debit Card Fiasco
Bank of America thought raising debit card fees in a recession was a wise idea. Protests like Occupy Wall Street and the power of social media as a tool for upset customers proved otherwise. All of those in leadership who approved this unwise idea should be fired for forgetting the golden rule of business: the customer is always right!… Read the rest
Top 10 List of Reputations in Crisis for 2009
NEW YORK – As we begin 2010, now is the time for me to reflect on the top reputations in crisis in 2009. The following is officially Mike “The Reputation Doctor” Paul’s Annual Top 10 List of Reputations in Crisis for 2009. This list is compiled by and solely the opinion of crisis public relations and reputation management expert Mike Paul. You’ve seen him weekly as a guest TV news commentator analyzing top individuals and organizations with reputations in crisis in the media.… Read the rest
Top 10 Reputation Management Tips for 2009
You don’t have to be famous or represent a corporation or government to be concerned about your reputation. Every person alive needs to properly manage their reputation. With the new year, I thought I would share my list of the top 10 reputation management tips for everyone to remember.
1. Reputation management is the building, maintaining and repairing of an individual or organization’s reputation. It is an estimation of character and integrity. It is everything!
2. Ego management is an important first step in reputation management. When your ego is too big, it is impossible to best repair your reputation. Replace ego-driven communication with humble, honest and transparent communication.
3. A long-term, positive, reputation must be built on truth and not lies or spin.… Read the rest
Top 10 List of Reputations in Crisis for 2008
NEW YORK – The following is Mike “The Reputation Doctor” Paul’s Annual Top 10 List of Reputations in Crisis for 2008. This list is compiled by and solely the opinion of global reputation management expert Mike Paul. You’ve seen him weekly as a guest TV news commentator analyzing top individual and organizational reputations in crisis.
1. THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS
The rising defaults on subprime mortgages in the US triggered a crisis for money markets worldwide. Many of the world’s leading investment banks have collapsed as a result and the U.S. government has proposed a massive bail-out. The crisis has become one of the most radical reshapings of the global banking sector, as governments and the private sector battle to shore up the financial system following the disappearance of financial corporations like Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch and Wachovia as independent entities and the $85bn government rescue of insurance giant, AIG.… Read the rest