Spicer Resigns – What Should the Face of Crisis Look Like?

With breaking news of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigning today allegedly due, in part, to the newly announced White House Communications Director not having communications experience, we thought it might be appropriate to share a chapter of “The Art of Crisis Leadership” (Weinhold & Cowherd, 2016). When You’re the Face of Crisis You […]

Hope Without Leadership Accountability Is Meaningless

By Rob Weinhold I did yet another interview today with the local CBS affiliate about Baltimore’s escalating homicide rate in a city that is losing populous by the week. By many accounts, this may be the deadliest year on record – Baltimore remains in crisis. Candidly, I hesitate doing these types of local and national […]

An Amazing Internship Experience

Josh Z

By Josh Z. Earlier this year, I walked into my first day at the Fallston Group not knowing what to expect from a new internship. I ended my experience with many important takeaways and now realize what I will sadly leave behind. The Fallston Group team has taught me many lessons. I have learned a […]

5 Takeaways from the Council for Professional Women in Business and Finance Conference

By Kathy Walsh, Director of Marketing Recently, I was fortunate to attend the Maryland Bankers Association‘s Council of Professional Women in Banking and Finance (CPWBF) Fifth Annual Conference, and while I’m not a banking or finance professional, I still walked away from the day with pages full of tips gleaned from their impressive line-up of […]

Why Help DaddyOFive?

Martin Family

Many people are asking, “Why would Fallston Group support a controversial client like DaddyOFive?” Thank you for your interest and questions, they are very important to us. A little background: when Fallston Group was contacted at the end of last week, we were briefed by an attorney who was working with the Martin family and […]

Take the Mystery Out of Twitter – 6 Tips to Give You the Digital Edge

By Andrea Lynn, Marketing Communications Manager Are you using social media to your advantage? One of the most common areas of confusion I see in the professional online community is Twitter. Under-utilized and often overlooked due to lack of understanding, Twitter is one of the easiest ways to increase your company’s community and media awareness. […]

Why It’s Time We Stop Chasing “Work-Life Balance”

Written by Director of Marketing, Kathy Walsh How many times have you heard people refer to “work-life balance?” Google it, and you’ll find literally millions of results: “6 Tips For Better Work-Life Balance,” “Rethinking the Work-Life Equation,” “The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income,” “The Six Components of Work-Life Balance,” –the list goes on and […]

Leading Your Team Through the Storm

When a crisis occurs, many organizations, understandably, immediately focus on the court of public opinion. While your marketplace reputation should always be at the forefront of your business, it is important to remember your employees during a time of crisis. Your employees are some of your primary stakeholders and a crisis will most likely affect […]

Meltdown in Rio: Ryan Lochte

The Timeline: August 14, 2016 [9:27 a.m.] BREAKING NEWS: Gold medalist Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. swimmers are reportedly held up at gunpoint after a party in Brazil. August 14, 2016 [5:57 p.m.] After reports of story being fabricated, Lochte tweets a statement reiterating the story was indeed true. August 17, 2016 [10:34 a.m.] […]

Workplace Violence Advice

by Rob Weinhold A safe work environment is paramount to everyone in the workplace and should be the first priority of leadership. The recent workplace shooting at the Emcore Corporation in New Mexico highlights the pervasive dangers faced by all business owners and their employees each day. This tragic situation left ten people shot and […]