In the summer of 2015 I was nominated and elected to become a member of the AW Page Society. AW Page Society is the world’s leading professional association for senior public relations and corporate communication executives and educators who seek to enrich and strengthen their profession.
Members of the AW Page Society consists primarily of chief communication officers (CCO’s) of Fortune 500 corporations and leading non-profit organisations, the CEOs of the worlds foremost public relations agencies, and academics from the top business and communications schools who have distinguished themselves teaching and/or studying corporate communications. The society has strict membership criteria that ensure it remains an exclusive assembly of the very best and brightest of the profession. The AW Page Society has 7 key principles that are used as guidelines in actions and behaviour of its members. These are: (1) Tell the truth; (2) Prove it with action; (3) Listen to stakeholders; (4) Manage for tomorrow; (5) Conduct public relations as if the whole enterprise depends on it; (6) Realize that an enterprise’s true character is expressed by its people; and (7) Remain calm, patient and good-humored. Continue reading