Author: The Ledlie Group

November 2015

Adulthood is hard… And sometimes it’s lonely. This has led some millennials to seek new living arrangements – “grown up dorms.” Tiny, fully-furnished, one bedroom studios, each with a kitchen, bathroom, and single window. They’re not only cheaper than other apartments in the area but also include common areas for …

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Situation: Land Dispute

The impending sale by a non-profit of a 227-acre plot of land in Georgia angered nearby community members, city and county leaders, and neighborhood associations. Response Deft messaging to all internal and external audiences, client guidance, and behind-the-scenes media management for 14 months results in a successful sale.

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October 2015

 Methuselah news. Groan and moan about growing older, says Yale, and you just might not have to endure that condition for long. Those who see aging in terms of decline and disability actually bring on illness, says the School of Public Health. How Mark Zuckerberg is different from, say, Steinmetz.  …

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August 2015  

Pondering’s next. It was a good old word, “ruminate,” meaning to think deeply. You could imagine Samuel Johnson or Oliver Wendell Holmes just sitting there ruminating. (Unless you’re a cow. Then it means chewing your cud.) Now organized psychology has absconded with the word. Psychologists use “rumination” to describe a …

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July 2015

Together, for now. The book, so the story goes, was called “You and Me,” about a little rabbit and a little fox, and the first grade teacher was reading it aloud on the final day of school. Suddenly she looked up. Half the class was weeping. “Why are we crying?” …

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June 2015

Charles Towne They call it “The Holy City.” They have for years. One reason: all those churches, which more or less look like where Babar might go on Sunday mornings. Or Saturday afternoon or anytime Sunday if he happened to be Catholic. (What denomination are elephants anyway?) The deep-down reason …

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