February 28, 2013
One of the biggest mistakes executives make in dealing with the media is that they sometimes get too comfortable and say things they would normally only say to close colleagues or friends. The penalty for such “loose lips” behavior can be severe.
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Virgil Scudder is the author of “World Class Communication: How Great CEOs Win with the Public, Shareholders, Employees, and the Media,” which received an Award of Distinction as one of the best business books of 2012. He is president of Virgil Scudder & Associates, based in Miami Beach, Fla.
Email: virgil at virgilscudder.com