5 Ways CEOs Fail When Being Interviewed

Years ago, I worked with Anne Ready, who founded Ready for Media, perhaps the best media training firm in Los Angeles. Working with Anne laid the foundation in my PR education early on when it came to media training. I have relied on her tools, tricks and tactics to help me through the years to teach CEOs how to prepare and be prepared when working with reporters. Having worked for some of the largest financial institutions in the world, I also have had the unique opportunity to interact with C-level (CEOs, COOs, Chairs, CMOs, CTOs, etc.) executives in preparing them [...]

By |2018-05-03T21:23:09+00:00August 16th, 2016|Main category|0 Comments

Don’t Make The Biggest PR Mistake

The number one mistake I’ve most often encountered through the many years I’ve spent working in communications and public relations, is a CEO who calls back a reporter and tries to “wing it.” While I’ve been fortunate enough to work with several exceptionally media savvy CEOs throughout the years, they were the ones that never called back a reporter without being prepared. Russell Wilson, the NFL quarterback for the Seahawks, delivers the best practice for CEOs when it comes to calling back a reporter: “The separation is in the preparation.” CEOs that provide the best interviews for reporters are able [...]

By |2018-05-03T21:23:14+00:00May 18th, 2016|Main category, Our Company|0 Comments

Upstream™ Names Alex Lange President and CEO

WAV Group is pleased to officially announce and welcome Alex Lange to the UpstreamRE project as its first CEO. WAV Group has worked with the Upstream founders and Board of Managers as their consultant, curating the vision, shepherding the vendor selection process, working with the technology workgroup to kick off development, and now transitioning to Alex. I have known and worked with Alex for years and believe that the Board of Managers made an excellent choice. Working with our industry’s leadership has been a most rewarding experience. I am especially thankful for the support of so many fellow teammates – [...]

RESO Elects 2016 Officers, Names New Directors to Its Board

RESO just announced its new officers for 2016 and line up for its Board of Directors and that MLS firms reaching more than 600,000 Realtors have been Data Dictionary Certified. Here is the news release: Morrisville, NC – December 21, 2015 – The Real Estate Standards Organization, or RESO, announced today the election of its 2016 Officers and the addition of four new directors to its Board of Directors, as well as the re-election of two directors. Newly elected Officers of the Board of Directors: • Art Carter, CEO of California Regional MLS or CRMLS, Chair • Rob Overman, Chief [...]

By |2018-05-03T21:23:27+00:00December 21st, 2015|Main category|0 Comments

News Corp Announces New Leadership At Move, Inc.

Ryan O’Hara Named CEO New York, NY (December 17, 2014) – News Corp announced today that Ryan O’Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, Inc. (“Move”), effective January 5, 2015. Mr. O’Hara will replace CEO Steven Berkowitz, who has led the company since January 2009. News Corp acquired Move, a leading provider of online real estate services, including realtor.com®, last month. “We are excited to have secured Ryan O’Hara to take the helm at Move, given his record of transforming businesses in the digital age and his clear determination to accelerate the growth of the company. We are also [...]

By |2018-05-03T21:23:52+00:00December 18th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

CRIS and NORMLS MLS Move to CoreLogic Matrix System

 After an extensive RFP process the Centralized Real Estate Information Service (CRIS) and the Northern Ohio Regional Multiple Listing Service (NORMLS) have chosen CoreLogic's Matrix system as their new MLS platform. CoreLogic's press release follows; IRVINE , Calif., October 1, 2013—CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, today announced that the Centralized Real Estate Information Service (CRIS) and the Northern Ohio Regional Multiple Listing Service (NORMLS) have entered into a new five-year agreement to license the Matrix™ suite of multiple listing products and services. “The decision to contract with CoreLogic for its Matrix platform was [...]

By |2018-05-03T21:24:26+00:00October 1st, 2013|Main category|1 Comment