The Behan Blog
June 26, 2017Mark Behan remembers two Adirondack legends, George Canon and John Collins. While they had sharply different views on how to protect people, communities and the environment, both men served their communities and the Adirondack region with courage and distinction. For more details on their lives, check out coverage from North Country Public Radio, Sun Community News and the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
May 9, 2017Are you a recent college graduate beginning to pave the path to your professional dreams? Check out Mark Behan's graduation letter for guidance, advice and a bit of inspiration on seizing the career you’ve always imagined.
May 5, 2017Is Donald Trump good or bad for the national news media? Neither. He’s great. In fact, he may be the best friend they’ve ever had. Newspapers and networks are experiencing record audience growth. Mark Behan shares his thoughts on how Donald Trump helped the media embrace their core audiences and grow.
April 13, 2017United Airlines does not have a PR problem. It’s deeper than that. It has a cultural problem – and the fix will come not with CEO apologies, solemn promises, or refunds. Sweeping internal transformation is probably what’s required. It’s a long haul, and United needs to move fast before savvy customers and disruptor competitors “re-accommodate” the airline.
April 6, 2017It’s a question we hear from CEOs frequently. The short answer: Hire a conductor with the courage to ask: “Why?”
December 5, 2016GLENS FALLS, NY — Mark Behan, the president and founder of Behan Communications, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Arrow Financial Corporation, a multi-bank holding company based in northern New York, with more than $2 billion in assets.
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