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Will Karen Civil’s Fraud Allegations Tarnish Her Media Influencer Brand? Lessons on PR Damage Control

Those were the good old days for her, when her name was not tarnished by a series of escalating controversies, that has culminated with some very damning allegations this week from hip hop music artists and even a nonprofit in Haiti.

Can Brother Polight’s Business Survive the Scandal? Lessons on PR Damage Control and Brand Mgmt

You’re probably wondering, what on earth does market branding have to do with Brother Polight? Well, he’s selling something to certain people out there who have made him a millionaire, according to several sources. Despite the fact that, according to other sources, he has a criminal background in either drug sales or use, he has managed to influence many to believe in what he has to offer, and they were willing to pay for it.

Can Sha’Carri Richardson repair the damage to her brand? Lessons on PR Damage Control

…Sha’Carri is at a crossroads. If she continues to do further damage, she may not be able to repair her brand. If she chooses to go down the path of being a bad girl of sport, she should follow the lead of the godfather of bad boy sports PR, Dennis Rodman.

He translated his bad boy reputation from his NBA days in Detroit and Chicago into championship rings, and the ability to appeal to the sympathy of the public in such a way that it made him eerily likely and humorous. His positive PR points outweighed his negative PR points, which is why he managed to stay successful in the public eye. I advise Sha’Carri to do the same thing.

I wish her well, and my invite for management consultation still stands if she can’t find help. She’s only 21, so she can still recover with the right guidance. Until the next video, my business warriors. War and peace.