the dovetail blog

Events Worth (Virtually) Attending

The world is looking very different than the last time you caught up with The Ripple Effect. With our new reality settling in following the coronavirus pandemic, the way we approach events, gatherings and networking opportunities is looking different as well. While we...

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On the Spot with Lisa Gibbs

Lisa Gibbs is a principal and chief strategy and branding officer for Dietrich Partners, a professional services firm located in Denver. Learn more about Lisa at dietrichpartners.net. Tell us about your role at Dietrich Partners. What do you do, and what’s your...

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What Makes Colorado Cool

As a Colorado native, it’s easy for me to find reasons why Colorado holds the title of the coolest state. But beyond obvious reasons including its widespread outdoor beauty, craft brewing cultism, emerging culinary hotspot status and dog-friendly diaspora, the essence...

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What We Are Reading

Books Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown Focuses on how we connect and engage with each other — with a lean on doing that with people who are different and may not necessarily agree with your worldview. Some of the takeaways around social engagement and socializing...

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The Power of Words

As a communications agency, we are deeply aware of the power of words. While we hold freedom of speech above all, it’s the next action in this process that can often be overlooked: listening. In this moment, listening to foster understanding and awareness is more...

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Zooming Your Best

Looking sharp in virtual meetings By Matthew L. Moseley Now that a lot more meetings are happening online through various platforms, such as Zoom, Skype and others, there are some that come across much better than others. We’ve had a chance to facilitate and...

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The Time for Community Building is Now

Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic and the major disruptions it has spurred in all of our daily lives, business plans and the economy, we still see the light in the way our community has banded together. More than ever, we’re seeing businesses tap into their...

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Communicating in the Coronavirus Crisis

SILENCE CAN BE DEADLY Maintaining Trust and Demonstrating Empathy are Critical in Uncertain Times As legendary boxer Mike Tyson once said, “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” These jabs and sucker punches to the face seem to be exactly what’s...

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