Creating, Enhancing and Saving Reputations

“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” — Epictetus

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Davia Temin is profiled in the chapter “Strong Minds” – on “Intention to Live with Integrity” – in Michelle Gadsden-Williams’ new book “Driven by Intention”

Says Michelle Gadsden-Williams about Davia: “I have been particularly struck with the way intention with integrity is akin to a philosophy of living for her. She explained intention to me, saying, ‘I think it is very, very aligned to purpose… Intention is what fuels a life of purpose. Intention is a guide for how we live our lives.'”

To learn more about the book, Click Here

Davia Temin has been named by Extraordinary Women on Boards (EWOB) as their newest Expert in Residence.

“Davia has helped find solutions to some of the toughest crises of our time – ranging from corporate governance, product, brand, and fiscal issues, to cybersecurity, withdrawing drugs from the market, oil spills, and airplane crashes. This is an area where knowing the right person before you’re in a crisis can make a huge difference for board directors,” say EWOB co-founders Lisa Shalett and Lisa DeCarlo.

To read the announcement, CLICK HERE.

Intention is one of the most critical factors in determining our success in today’s challenging environment. Temin and Company’s latest Virtual Champagne Salon features Michelle Gadsden-Williams, the global head of diversity, inclusion, and equity at BlackRock, and celebrates the publication of her new book, “Driven by Intention.”

To watch the salon, Click Here

“Leading Through Chaos: How to Build Trust in an Untrustworthy World”
Webinar with strategic partner Ellig Group featuring Janice Ellig.

To watch the webinar, Click Here

Trusted advisors to leaders and their organizations, Temin and Company is a boutique management consultancy focused on ethically-based reputation and crisis management; marketing and media strategy and implementation; marketing through ideas, information, expertise and intellectual capital; and leadership and communications coaching at the highest levels.

We help to create, enhance, refine and save reputations for a wide variety of clients, from global corporations and their boards and CEOs to professional and financial services firms, governments, universities, not-for-profits and selected individuals.

We seek to add extraordinary value to our clients’ bottom lines; advance their business plans; further their missions; support their products and services; prepare for, address and recover from risk and crisis; raise their visibility; and strengthen their reputations.

Deeply grounded in research – and featuring a team of the smartest and most experienced multi-disciplinary professionals available – we seek to provide clients unequaled counsel, judgment, strategy, tactics, writing and real-time, tireless implementation.

Specifically, we help our clients:

reputations and trust; strategic visibility; strategic marketing plans and competitive analyses; positioning; and print, broadcast and social media presence for new and established companies, ventures and products.

the value, reputation and thought leadership of established professional and financial services firms, corporations, organizations, products and services – especially by leveraging the intellectual capital within those organizations to key audiences and media.

reputations through crisis and risk planning, preparation, role play, real-time crisis management, damage control and reputation restoration.

the external presence and internal efficacy of leaders through the highest-level, individually tailored leadership, communications, strategy, speech and media coaching.

Latest Crisis Resources

Client Comments »

  • Temin and Company is pure value added.”

    —EVP, Global Health Care Company

  • How you manage to be such fierce advocates for the truth, and against so much of the disinformation that is being weaponized today, while still maintaining your compassion and humanity, is astounding. But you do, and it works, especially in crisis. Thank you for all of your help…it has saved us.”

    —Crisis Client CEO

  • Without a doubt, the best global reputation strategists, crisis managers, media strategists and thought leadership marketing gurus I know.”

    —President, Global Organization

  • I hesitate to think what would have happened without you. It is a textbook case that should be taught in every grad school.”

    —Board Member, at the positive conclusion of a 2-year public battle

  • A very elegant boutique firm. I’ve known Temin for a long time and they have been a highly effective partner for my company.”

    —Corporate CMO, Marketing Strategy Client

  • It is truly refreshing to partner with true professionals who have the highest standards. In the world of the mediocre, it is really special to work with you.”

    —President, Corporate Crisis Client

  • The best advice I have ever gotten from anyone – bar none.”

    —President, Crisis Client

  • Temin and Company is especially valuable for those companies whose business is intangibles, or who deal with ideas. They are just about the only firm who really understands how to market intellectual capital to increase interest, influence and recognition.”

    —CEO, Branding Firm

  • A completely unique organization. I appreciate your brain power and your creative approach.”

    —Partner, Global Executive Search Firm

  • As usual, the prism through which you view issues of conflict and crisis is terribly helpful to us. We are deeply grateful for your sustained support, insight, and encouragement.”

    —University Head of Communications

  • A fierce advocate in a crisis.”

    —CEO, Corporate Crisis Client

  • Temin and Company provides exactly what a CEO looks for from his marketing/pr/reputation strategy firm. Temin does it right – strategically, creatively, effectively, promptly, smartly and with a unique flair – every time.”

    —Corporate Chairman and CEO

  • As always, I found your advice to show deep thought and incredible expertise.”

    —Corporate Board Member

  • The best marketing/pr group I have ever known. Period.”

    —President, Global Pharmaceutical Corporation

  • The quality of your team is amazing...just amazing. We all feel that you work together so well. We always get the right level of what we need, and it’s always first quality work. Always. We really feel great about our partnership.”

    —Dean, Major University Business School

  • Everyone thinks you are our secret weapon.”

    —CMO and Partner, Venture Capital Firm

  • Your ability to listen deeply and reframe artfully is truly amazing!”

    —College President

  • I have trusted you and relied on your judgment for years.”

    —Network TV Anchor

  • Your presentation was by far the best of the meeting. You really woke everyone up.”

    —Board Chair

  • Terrific interview… as always. Thanks for coming on the program. You were great.”

    —Network News Anchor

  • Just fabulous. Really made us think.”

    —Corporate Director, after Temin crisis presentation to the board

  • Phenomenal job. You do everything right. Temin deserves huge credit for managing this to a benign outcome...kudos!”

    —Crisis Management Client

  • So grateful for your invaluable guidance. I always find your insights and logic so reassuring.”

    —Crisis and Coaching C-Suite client

  • Speaking to you is like clearing the mechanism. Allows me to focus on the essentials. And do what needs to be done.”

    —Coaching Client

  • Thank you. As always, you were just what I needed.”

    —Chief Communications Officer

  • This has been a great professional development program, really. I’ve been through a lot and this is one of the best I’ve ever been through. Thank you.”

    —Chaired Professor and Higher Education Leader

  • This has been such a great experience. In two hours, your questions and scenarios have really forced us to reflect on our processes  which I’m quite proud of. There's no way we can think of every kind of gap, but you have exposed a number...and that’s invaluable.”

    —Crisis Client

  • You guys are tremendous coaches and are so very talented at this, and I really enjoyed it.”

    —Coaching Client

  • Your counsel was invaluable to keep us focused and disciplined during a trying time.”

    —Crisis Client COO

  • You’re just a delight... on top of being an incredible resource for us.”

    —SVP of Communications

  • Your presentation was fabulous. Your insights as a successful manager of your own social media brand were exceptionally interesting and relevant.”

    —University Public Policy Executive Director

  • As always, you are a lifesaver.”

    —Ongoing University Crisis Client

  • Your coaching is magic.”

    —Foreign Ambassador to the U.S.

  • I simply could not have done this without you.”

    —C-Suite Executive negotiating major promotion

  • I wish you could sit on my shoulder and talk into my ear all day long. Your advice is that powerful and helpful.”

    —CEO Coaching Client

  • You're such a great thought partner.”

    —Legal Counsel in deciding course of action in a legal crisis

  • Your advice was bang on – it worked brilliantly.”

    —CEO Coaching Client

  • As always, thank you for your wisdom and great guidance. You're the best!”

    —Coaching Client

  • I love working with you – you are so good.”

    —University Vice President of Communications

  • I love the clarity with which you think.”

    —Crisis Client

  • A great extension of your skills and expertise! Leadership coaching is the perfect complement to your practice.”

    —Leader of Board Practice, Global Executive Search Firm

  • You were a huge help! ...We are delighted to have you on our team.”

    —University Crisis Client

  • A million thanks ... Your advice ended up being profoundly spot on.”

    —Crisis Client dealing with an ongoing, entrenched issue

  • It’s great to have someone like you to brainstorm with when I need it! Until the next one.”

    —Big 10 University COO

  • If you put me in a grand word maze, I would go instantly, always, to your prose.”

    —University Vice President of Communications

  • Thanks especially for your wonderful advice and guidance. You have been a terrific partner to help me navigate the treacherous waters of internal politics.”

    —CEO Coaching Client

...more »

Podcasts »

America’s Leadership Crisis: Davia Temin — How Do We Fix It? podcast with host Richard Davies
To listen, Click Here.

Communicating with Authority and Compassion in Crisis or Opportunity — Voice America’s Out of the Comfort Zone with host Wanda Wallace.
To listen, Click Here.

Leading Through Crisis & Chaos — Know the Rules of the Game® Podcast with host Desiree Patno & Special Guest Davia Temin.
To listen, Click Here.

Temps at the TopMarketplace with Kai Ryssdal.
To listen, Click Here.

You Can Eradicate Sexual Harassment in Your OrganizationMonday Morning Radio.
To listen, Click Here.

Leading in a ‘Me Too’ Era
In the era of #MeToo, leaders need to know what to do to prevent the problem in the first place.
To listen, Click Here.


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Creating, Enhancing and Saving Reputations

Trusted advisors to leaders and their organizations, Temin and Company is a boutique management consultancy focused on reputation and crisis management; marketing and media strategy and implementation; marketing through ideas, information, expertise and intellectual capital; and leadership and communications coaching at the highest levels.

“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” — EpictetusWe help to create, enhance, refine and save reputations for a wide variety of clients, from global corporations and their boards and CEOs to professional and financial services firms, governments, universities, not-for-profits and selected individuals.

We seek to add extraordinary value to our clients’ bottom lines; advance their business plans; further their missions; support their products and services; prepare for, address and recover from risk and crisis; raise their visibility; and strengthen their reputations.

Deeply grounded in research – and featuring a team of the smartest and most experienced multi-disciplinary professionals available – we seek to provide clients unequaled counsel, judgment, strategy, tactics, writing and real-time, tireless implementation.

Client Comments »

  • Temin and Company is pure value added.”

    —EVP, Global Health Care Company

  • How you manage to be such fierce advocates for the truth, and against so much of the disinformation that is being weaponized today, while still maintaining your compassion and humanity, is astounding. But you do, and it works, especially in crisis. Thank you for all of your help…it has saved us.”

    —Crisis Client CEO

  • Without a doubt, the best global reputation strategists, crisis managers, media strategists and thought leadership marketing gurus I know.”

    —President, Global Organization

  • I hesitate to think what would have happened without you. It is a textbook case that should be taught in every grad school.”

    —Board Member, at the positive conclusion of a 2-year public battle

  • A very elegant boutique firm. I’ve known Temin for a long time and they have been a highly effective partner for my company.”

    —Corporate CMO, Marketing Strategy Client

  • It is truly refreshing to partner with true professionals who have the highest standards. In the world of the mediocre, it is really special to work with you.”

    —President, Corporate Crisis Client

  • The best advice I have ever gotten from anyone – bar none.”

    —President, Crisis Client

  • Temin and Company is especially valuable for those companies whose business is intangibles, or who deal with ideas. They are just about the only firm who really understands how to market intellectual capital to increase interest, influence and recognition.”

    —CEO, Branding Firm

  • A completely unique organization. I appreciate your brain power and your creative approach.”

    —Partner, Global Executive Search Firm

  • As usual, the prism through which you view issues of conflict and crisis is terribly helpful to us. We are deeply grateful for your sustained support, insight, and encouragement.”

    —University Head of Communications

  • A fierce advocate in a crisis.”

    —CEO, Corporate Crisis Client

  • Temin and Company provides exactly what a CEO looks for from his marketing/pr/reputation strategy firm. Temin does it right – strategically, creatively, effectively, promptly, smartly and with a unique flair – every time.”

    —Corporate Chairman and CEO

  • As always, I found your advice to show deep thought and incredible expertise.”

    —Corporate Board Member

  • The best marketing/pr group I have ever known. Period.”

    —President, Global Pharmaceutical Corporation

  • The quality of your team is amazing...just amazing. We all feel that you work together so well. We always get the right level of what we need, and it’s always first quality work. Always. We really feel great about our partnership.”

    —Dean, Major University Business School

  • Everyone thinks you are our secret weapon.”

    —CMO and Partner, Venture Capital Firm

  • Your ability to listen deeply and reframe artfully is truly amazing!”

    —College President

  • I have trusted you and relied on your judgment for years.”

    —Network TV Anchor

  • Your presentation was by far the best of the meeting. You really woke everyone up.”

    —Board Chair

  • Terrific interview… as always. Thanks for coming on the program. You were great.”

    —Network News Anchor

  • Just fabulous. Really made us think.”

    —Corporate Director, after Temin crisis presentation to the board

  • Phenomenal job. You do everything right. Temin deserves huge credit for managing this to a benign outcome...kudos!”

    —Crisis Management Client

  • So grateful for your invaluable guidance. I always find your insights and logic so reassuring.”

    —Crisis and Coaching C-Suite client

  • Speaking to you is like clearing the mechanism. Allows me to focus on the essentials. And do what needs to be done.”

    —Coaching Client

  • Thank you. As always, you were just what I needed.”

    —Chief Communications Officer

  • This has been a great professional development program, really. I’ve been through a lot and this is one of the best I’ve ever been through. Thank you.”

    —Chaired Professor and Higher Education Leader

  • This has been such a great experience. In two hours, your questions and scenarios have really forced us to reflect on our processes  which I’m quite proud of. There's no way we can think of every kind of gap, but you have exposed a number...and that’s invaluable.”

    —Crisis Client

  • You guys are tremendous coaches and are so very talented at this, and I really enjoyed it.”

    —Coaching Client

  • Your counsel was invaluable to keep us focused and disciplined during a trying time.”

    —Crisis Client COO

  • You’re just a delight... on top of being an incredible resource for us.”

    —SVP of Communications

  • Your presentation was fabulous. Your insights as a successful manager of your own social media brand were exceptionally interesting and relevant.”

    —University Public Policy Executive Director

  • As always, you are a lifesaver.”

    —Ongoing University Crisis Client

  • Your coaching is magic.”

    —Foreign Ambassador to the U.S.

  • I simply could not have done this without you.”

    —C-Suite Executive negotiating major promotion

  • I wish you could sit on my shoulder and talk into my ear all day long. Your advice is that powerful and helpful.”

    —CEO Coaching Client

  • You're such a great thought partner.”

    —Legal Counsel in deciding course of action in a legal crisis

  • Your advice was bang on – it worked brilliantly.”

    —CEO Coaching Client

  • As always, thank you for your wisdom and great guidance. You're the best!”

    —Coaching Client

  • I love working with you – you are so good.”

    —University Vice President of Communications

  • I love the clarity with which you think.”

    —Crisis Client

  • A great extension of your skills and expertise! Leadership coaching is the perfect complement to your practice.”

    —Leader of Board Practice, Global Executive Search Firm

  • You were a huge help! ...We are delighted to have you on our team.”

    —University Crisis Client

  • A million thanks ... Your advice ended up being profoundly spot on.”

    —Crisis Client dealing with an ongoing, entrenched issue

  • It’s great to have someone like you to brainstorm with when I need it! Until the next one.”

    —Big 10 University COO

  • If you put me in a grand word maze, I would go instantly, always, to your prose.”

    —University Vice President of Communications

  • Thanks especially for your wonderful advice and guidance. You have been a terrific partner to help me navigate the treacherous waters of internal politics.”

    —CEO Coaching Client

...more »

Featured »

Davia Temin is profiled in the chapter “Strong Minds” – on “Intention to Live with Integrity” – in Michelle Gadsden-Williams’ new book “Driven by Intention”

Says Michelle Gadsden-Williams about Davia: “I have been particularly struck with the way intention with integrity is akin to a philosophy of living for her. She explained intention to me, saying, ‘I think it is very, very aligned to purpose… Intention is what fuels a life of purpose. Intention is a guide for how we live our lives.'”

To learn more about the book, Click Here

Davia Temin has been named by Extraordinary Women on Boards (EWOB) as their newest Expert in Residence.

“Davia has helped find solutions to some of the toughest crises of our time – ranging from corporate governance, product, brand, and fiscal issues, to cybersecurity, withdrawing drugs from the market, oil spills, and airplane crashes. This is an area where knowing the right person before you’re in a crisis can make a huge difference for board directors,” say EWOB co-founders Lisa Shalett and Lisa DeCarlo.

To read the announcement, CLICK HERE.

Intention is one of the most critical factors in determining our success in today’s challenging environment. Temin and Company’s latest Virtual Champagne Salon features Michelle Gadsden-Williams, the global head of diversity, inclusion, and equity at BlackRock, and celebrates the publication of her new book, “Driven by Intention.”

To watch the salon, Click Here


“Leading Through Chaos: How to Build Trust in an Untrustworthy World”
Webinar with strategic partner Ellig Group featuring Janice Ellig.

To watch the webinar, Click Here


“Success Has Many Mothers – Here Are The Women Who Paved The Way For Nasdaq’s Bold Effort To Put More Women On Boards — Just Approved By The SEC” 
“Women on a board tend to value diversity of thought as well as of representation research tells us.”
Forbes Reputation Matters

To read the article, Click Here.

Corporate Conscience In The Darkest Of Days: What Can Board Directors Do About Ukraine?”
“Companies’ workforce and stakeholder communities — global and local — are looking for management’s action and the board’s support, and actively calling out those who don’t give it.”
Forbes Reputation Matters

To read the article, Click Here.

Davia Temin runs a successful crisis and reputation management firm in New York City. Learn the story behind this woman-owned company and the different tools firms and people can use when faced with catastrophe. — Voice of America Connect

To watch the video, Click Here


#Vaccinate4Love Launch Salon:
Co-founded by Dr. Jacqueline Jones and Davia Temin, this Public Awareness Campaign urging all communities to vaccinate “for you, for your family, and for everyone” launched on March 24, 2021, at a Temin and Company Zoom Salon.

To watch the salon, Click Here


First Virtual Champagne Salon:
Davia Temin and Lorraine Hariton, Catalyst CEO, discuss the future of work, diversity, inclusion and workplaces that work for everyone.

To watch the salon, Click Here


“It’s Not Over Until It’s Over: The Perils Of Declaring Victory In Crisis Too Soon” 
“No one likes living in ambiguity,” says Davia Temin. “Certainty soothes, even when it’s ugly. Ambiguity is painful, disquieting, harmful in a whole different way. And in convoluted, multifaceted crises such as Covid, we crave winners and losers, beginnings and endings, and above all clarity.” — Forbes Reputation Matters

To read the article, Click Here.


“Texas based Match, Bumble react to new anti-abortion law” 
“Do not underestimate the power of employees….and of customers and of stake holders, shareholders, to affect the positions that corporations will take,” says Davia Temin. — Quest Means Business

To watch the interview, Click Here.


“There’s a ‘Fanatical Group of Worshippers’ in Your Stock. What’s Next?” 
“This brave new world of all of these Internet platforms and every person having their own voice has the power to whipsaw pretty much everything we thought we knew, and that extends to the fundamental value of stock,” says Davia Temin. “The wise board, and certainly the wise company, has to understand what is going on and figure out the way to communicate to all parties in a way that engenders trust.” — Agenda

To read the article, Click Here.