Is Your Organization Positioned to Build Reputation, Trust and Value?

We often say having a strong reputation builds trust and trust builds value. But what is the logic behind this statement?   Today’s value of a company is based on the present value of its future cash flows. To establish this value, investors are usually pouring over a business’s results and future plans to establish their view on the future […]

The Most Important Message is the Message Received

Most public speakers and performers work relentlessly to ensure they use the perfect words at the precise time and in the proper sequence to make people think, feel and act differently. Whether a media interview, keynote address, board meeting or sensitive family matter, we all find ourselves ‘on stage’ with the opportunity to impact. Most […]

5 Strategies for Successful Crisis Leadership

Fallston Group | Five Strategies for Successful Crisis Leadership

by Rob Weinhold, Chief Executive of Fallston Group When it comes to crisis, it isn’t a matter of if but of when. Having an effective crisis management strategy in place is critical not only for weathering the storm but for rebuilding as quickly as possible afterward. These five strategies will help you minimize damage and […]

Top Business Reputation Tips

Whether or not you had the chance to attend our most recent Business Reputation Panel in person, every leader can benefit from our expert panelists’ top tips to preserve and protect your company’s reputation. James “Jef” Fagan, Principal Attorney at Offit Kurman advises businesses to not only pick a primary spokesperson – but to make […]

Crisis Expert Rob Weinhold Launches National Keynote

Rob Weinhold, author and chief executive of Fallston Group, the Baltimore-based, global reputation agency, today announced a new national keynote speaking campaign, “Crisis is a Growth Strategy,” including the launch of Weinhold’s brand-new website, robweinhold.com. Over time, Weinhold has been relied upon to lead, manage, coach, teach, interview, keynote, conduct workshops and train a variety […]

Rob’s Reflections

Admittedly, taking our first mission trip to Haiti created a strong sense of excitement and nervousness. However, the invigoration we felt before traveling abroad to help the poorest of poor children far outweighed any personal concerns, health or physical safety. Yes, we had to take a preventative approach to healthcare and embrace safety precautions while […]

What’s the “Why” Behind a Crisis?

Many crises are sustained campaigns, not situational media events. In my view, reputation leads to trust and trust leads to valuation. You see, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat is all about the restoration of trust and restoring that reputational piggy bank balance which succumbed to overdraft status. We know crises can be natural, […]

One Crisis Espresso, Please!

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by Rob Weinhold, Chief Executive of Fallston Group Social media attack, bad press, investigation, litigation, data breach, sex scandal, economic downturn, discrimination, mismanagement and, tragically occurring with greater frequency, active shooter situations…the list goes on and on. Life comes at you fast, and there’s one irrefutable certainty: the issue isn’t “if,” but “when” crisis will […]