Tag Archives: Guam

PBS Documentary on the $10 Billion Marine Buildup on Guam

While I was on Guam last month I met with the crew that helped to produce a national report on the move of roughly 8,000 Marines from Okinawa to the island territory (dependents will more than double that number). Green … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Crisis Communication, General Public Relations, Issues Management, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The 671 on Guam: Last Day… 5 :(

I almost didn’t make it to the first official meeting of the American Marketing Association’s Guam Chapter. I got a late start, and when you’re in Guam for a few days you start to become paralyzed by the idea of … Continue reading

Posted in Events, General Public Relations, Leadership, Marketing, New Media, Speaking Engagements | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 671 on Guam: Day 4

Thursday proved emotional before we even got to the first day of the two-day forum at the Guam Legislature. The morning experiences set the stage for what we would hear at the “The 2009 Island Conference on Public Administration, The … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, General Public Relations, Green Communication, Issues Management, Leadership, Speaking Engagements | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The 671 on Guam: Day 3

We stayed in Tumon yesterday. Meetings were back-to-back, so we didn’t get to enjoy it as much as we’d have liked. Tumon is the stretch of hotels I call the Waikiki of Guam. A friend doing consulting work related to … Continue reading

Posted in Green Communication, Issues Management, Leadership | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The 671 on Guam: Day 2

Being a day ahead has advantages. Monday on Guam is Sunday in Hawaii, so I had a day to deal with my communication challenges. AT&T’s International Roaming plan… yikes. I’m using land lines as much as possible, and text messaging … Continue reading

Posted in General Public Relations, Issues Management, Leadership | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The 671 on Guam: Day 1

“I’m not feeling this trip,” said the Marine next to me on the plane to Guam. He’d never been and he’s tasked with recon involving the buildup. A perfect neighbor for the nearly eight-hour flight from Honolulu, he talked about … Continue reading

Posted in General Public Relations, Issues Management, Leadership | Tagged , | Leave a comment