Executive Edge: CEOs under fire | CNBC

September 20, 2016 | CNBC

As Wells Fargo CEO John Stump, and Mylan CEO Heather Bresch testify before Congress this week their job will be relatively simple: Survive the proceedings. A Congressional hearing is not an investigative panel—it’s political theater, the most fun a Member…Read More

Why Politicians Like Clinton Keep Their Health a Secret

September 13, 2016 | CNBC

Powerful people such as Hillary Clinton keep secrets for a reason and sometimes it actually it works for them. Instead of being transparent they complicate. So, dare we ask, why does everyone maintain that transparency is the best crisis management…Read More

Why Trump Can Get Away with Saying Anything

August 31, 2016 | CNBC

Why can Donald Trump seemingly say anything and get away with it? Eric Dezenhall comments on why there are different rules for different people and organizations in high-stakes communications. Read the full article

Why Aetna Is Not a Villiain

August 26, 2016 | Real Clear Markets

Steven Schlein and Anne Marie Malecha comment that Aetna’s savvy business acumen should not be vilified by the media or federal government simply because they don’t like the fact they were outplayed. Aetna has broken no laws and its obligation is to…Read More

Trump vs. Clinton: It’s a Battle of the Brands

August 24, 2016 | CNBC

INSIGHT: Eric Dezenhall’s commentary on CNBC regarding which presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, has the brand that will resonate better with voters this November. Read the full article

Crisis Manager Weighs In On Ryan Lochte’s Situation

August 19, 2016 | WBZ News Radio 1030

WBZ Radio featured Eric Dezenhall to discuss Ryan Lochte and the apology he released after claiming he was robbed at gunpoint. Eric states that apologies made during a crisis are always declared mismanaged by the media. Talking is what got Lochte into…Read More


August 19, 2016 | The Hugh Hewitt Show

Eric Dezenhall speaks with Hugh Hewitt regarding Ryan Lochte and the swimmer’s Rio Olympic crisis. Hugh asks Eric what he would advise the swimmers, sponsors as well as the U.S. Olympic Committee.   Listen to audio here

How Free Trade Died in the US – and Why the Same Could Happen in Britain Too

August 10, 2016 | City A.M.

Free trade advocates in Britain should look to the US, where two historic trade deals have died, as a warning for their own political climate. Sam Jefferies, vice president at Dezenhall suggests that this was due to ineffective communications, which…Read More

Charisma & Damage Control at Tesla

July 7, 2016 | CNBC

Appearing on CNBC’s Squawk Box to discuss the Tesla accident impact, Eric Dezenhall says charismatic visionaries such as Steve Jobs and Elon Musk are granted passes because they “crank out cool stuff.” When asked about Musk’s Twitter war with Fortune,…Read More

The Wall Street Defense Is Back in Vogue

May 4, 2016 | Real Clear World

The law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal is vigorously implementing the tried and true “Wall Street defense” – declaring loudly and repeatedly that making money is not, in fact, illegal. And it’s working, according to Dezenhall…Read More

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