Don Spetner

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Spetner: Don’t equivocate when talking with senior leaders

The longtime communications pro details his interactions with a former billionaire boss.

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Spetner: Ways to wade into workplace conflict

Industry vet Don Spetner shares why constructive conflict is better than silently suffering.

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Don Spetner: Musings on the 25th Anniversary

PRWeek’s longtime columnist reflects on the past quarter century and makes predictions for the next 25 years.

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Spetner: Life lessons reconsidered

Industry vet Don Spetner's advice on giving advice.

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Don Spetner: Buddha was right

In his bimonthly column, Spetner explains why Buddhism’s first noble truth extends into the corporate world.

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Why executives flame out

"Self-awareness is the most critical element of success not just in business, but in all our life relationships," says industry vet Don Spetner.

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The separation of work and home is imploding

Industry vet Don Spetner ponders the new normal of hybrid work.

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What communicators can learn from Japanese root-binding

Don Spetner believes we can all use a little more humility, respect and “nemawashi” these days.

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Buckle up: Post-pandemic life is going to get weird

The pandemic has — and will continue — to disrupt our lives, but the human story will persevere as its always done.

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Spetner: When it comes to purpose, you're damned if you do, damned if you don’t

Today’s volatile environment means the days of easy decisions in the communications industry are long gone.