May 2008 - Dooley Communications

It feels good to have bench strength. That thought occured to me this morning as I was in the middle of writing a proposal to do a brand audit for a large organization. My bench strength comes from my partners: companies and individuals I work with regularly to deliver expert advice on everything from market research…

WINNIPEG, May 22, 2008 — Adam Dooley, president of Dooley Communications, finished his term as president of CPRS Manitoba yesterday, capping a highly successful two year presidency which saw the chapter launch the Manitoba Communicator of the Year award, host a well-attended conference and more than double its membership. “It was my privilege to be president during a…

CPRS Manitoba had its annual general meeting yesterday at which a new board was elected with John Hamilton as president. That means my two year term is up and I move into the pasture of past presidency. I really enjoyed my time as president of CPRS Manitoba and I know the organization will do very…

What have you done for them lately?  When even the human resources managers are griping, you know you have a morale problem. That’s just the case at the City of Winnipeg according to the city auditor (Mass retirements expected to hit city, Winnipeg Free Press, May 7, 2008) and it doesn’t appear that it’s going…

The Winnipeg Free Press ran an interesting article yesterday about a Queens University professor’s efforts to develop “spin detecting” software. The professor, David Skillicorn, is working on software tools that will detect ‘spin’ by measuring the level of political rhetoric. Ultimately, Skillicorn says he wants to use the tool to detect terrorists and other nefarious people who are trying…