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Is the curtain coming down on Greece’s drama?

“Die Politik ist die Lehre vom Möglichen,” said the definitive German statesman Otto von Bismarck; “Politics is the art of the possible”.

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Bringing Emotion to Leadership

Neal M. Cohen - Jun 29, 2015

For thirteen seconds, President Obama stood still in silence at the pulpit during his eulogy of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church victims in Charleston, South Carolina.

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A Discussion: The Impact of the King v. Burwell Decision

William Pierce - Jun 29, 2015

On June 26, APCO hosted a teleconference led by Bob Kocher, M.D., and Lanhee Chen, Ph.D., members of APCO’s Health Advisory Board (HAB), where they discussed the impact of the King v. Burwell decision. In a 6-3 ruling the Court upheld the federal government’s ability to provide tax credits through the federal exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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TPA: Too Important To Fail

Today’s passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for President Obama paves the way for his signature before the July 4 Congressional recess.


How to Avoid Sabotaging Your Own Idea

John Stauffer - Jun 23, 2015

Words matter in the agency business. The difference between winning and losing a pitch could come down to a subtle but important nuance in tone of the copy.

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A Garden for Ideas

Alex Bigland - Jun 23, 2015

When our CEO Brad Staples challenged us a few years back by suggesting APCO should sponsor and create a “garden of communication” at the Chelsea Flower Show in London I wondered if he’d lost the so-called plot.

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Why wait till tomorrow when we can create a pause-worthy idea today?

Howard Pulchin - Jun 23, 2015

Pause-worthy ideas are as they sound. They make you pause, wonder and consider. They go against the grain, are infused with humanity and last beyond a click.

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