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"Reputation Matters" White Papers seek to offer deeper insight on a wide range of topics we help clients address.

It's Not over Until It's over: The Perils Of Declaring Victory In Crisis Too soon
Chaos Leadership: When Does Global Crisis Turn Into Chaos and How Do we survive It?
Chaos Rules: 8 Ways to Navigate Through the Fog of Crisis
Crisis Leadership in Real Time: 8 Pandemic Best Practices
Great Crisis Management Is Counterintuitive
Communicating in Crisis: How to Build Trust in an Untrustworthy World

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Specialists in marketing through ideas, information, and insight, Temin and Company turns clients’ intellectual capital into true thought leadership.

We also seek to practice what we preach.

Temin and Company’s own thought leadership includes white papers, yearly client letters and podcasts, published articles, a Forbes.com column – Reputation Matters, Huffington Post and American Banker articles, and appearances in other news articles and broadcasts.

Further, Davia Temin is a frequent public speaker and moderator – for clients, their own client events, and their “high potential” training programs. She also presents regularly at CEO conferences, and has developed a range of “Crisis Game” role play simulations to prepare CEOs, Boards, and client companies for real-life crisis situations.

Reputation Rehab

Davia Temin, Portfolio.com, April 19, 2010

Davia outlines twelve keys to reputation rehabilitation during and after crisis. She reminds us that, “every organization, large or small, can face a crisis that rocks its very foundation.” […read more]

Rebuilding Reputation

Davia Temin, Citi Global Viewpoints, Spring 2010

Davia writes for Citi’s Global Viewpoints on how financial institutions can work to regain what they lost in the 2008 financial crisis from a reputational standpoint: “The task now for financial institutions is to work out how they can address this loss of trust and confidence in a way that will quickly lead to a rebound of trust.”

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Rebuilding Reputations, Regaining Trust In a 25/8 World

Temin Client Letter

“The primary goal for those of us who advise on the reputations of organizations and individuals – globally – must be to help the best of them earn and regain public trust, by leveraging the very communications tools that have exacerbated the problems in the first place.”

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Handling Crisis: A Tale from Black Monday

James Kristie, Boards At Their Best, April 27, 2009

James Kristie, editor and associate publisher of Directors & Boards (quarterly journal and monthly online newsletter) brings us Davia’s “Crisis and Marketing Strategies for 2009: Swimming Naked with the Black Swans” in this blog post. […read more]

Crisis and Marketing Strategies: Swimming Naked with the Black Swans

Temin Client Letter

Today, as markets, consumers, businesses, governments, and nonprofits continue to reel from the unexpected events that have caught us – as Warren Buffett might say – with our pants down, the question we are all asking is how do we survive this deepening crisis? How do we swim naked with the Black Swans, in tumultuous waters, and keep from drowning?

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Olympic Lessons: True East…or They Do It with Mirrors

Davia Temin, Bulldog Reporter’s Daily Dog, August 27, 2008

Davia writes on the way in which China made “their own truth” in the 2008 Olympic Games, and tells us that the truth, in business, is always the better path. Lies may work, however, they are not only morally abhorrent but also the easy way out. The truth is challenging, but its authenticity makes organizations built upon it far stronger. […read more]

Reputation Building: Seven Considerations that are Changing the Game

Temin Client Letter

This client letter focuses on reputation building as the world becomes more closely scrutinized and reputation management becomes ever more sophisticated.

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Handling the Difficult Interview

Davia Temin, Harvard Management Communication Letter, March 1, 2000

Davia offers her expert advice on interviewing in difficult situations – both from her own experiences and from real-world examples.

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White Papers»

"Reputation Matters" White Papers seek to offer deeper insight on a wide range of topics we help clients address.

It's Not over Until It's over: The Perils Of Declaring Victory In Crisis Too soon
Chaos Leadership: When Does Global Crisis Turn Into Chaos and How Do we survive It?
Chaos Rules: 8 Ways to Navigate Through the Fog of Crisis
Crisis Leadership in Real Time: 8 Pandemic Best Practices
Great Crisis Management Is Counterintuitive
Communicating in Crisis: How to Build Trust in an Untrustworthy World

...read more»