The Best and Worst of a Truly Terrible Year

In our end of year blog, Lloyd Rang asked the LRC team for their best and worst moments of 2020. While it was a truly terrible year, there were some bright spots, from a communications standpoint, anyway. And there were also some moments where — even when you thought the year had reached rock-bottom — it managed to surprise us all by punching through the bedrock and going even lower.


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From Speechwriter to Zoomwriter

A lot of my friends from politics still think of me as “the speechwriter.” It must be how William Shatner feels — no one talks to him about TJ Hooker, or Boston Legal or Rescue 911 or his albums or books — everyone thinks of him as Captain Kirk. It doesn’t matter what else he accomplishes in life, he’s always going to be the “to boldly go” guy. I feel for him. At the same time, it’s a darn good thing I’m not (just) a speechwriter right now. Because, frankly, there aren’t a lot of speeches being delivered to live, in-person audiences during COVID.


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What The West Wing Can Teach Us About Business

In politics, issues move fast. You can come back from lunch (that is, if you can get away from your desk) and find out a cabinet minister has resigned, there’s been a shooting and somehow the world has changed.


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