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Stacy L. Bettison
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Stacy L. Bettison is a communications strategist and owner of Bettison Consulting LLC. Stacy focuses on crisis communications, reputation management and media relations. She is also a licensed attorney and has practiced law in both Chicago and Minneapolis.

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7 Messages to Counteract the Photoshop Effect

(2) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 6:25 PM

Today, altered images of girls and women (presumably men, too) depicting bodies shapes that are unattainable and unhealthy are used to sell everything from bikinis to lipgloss. This comes at a time when the American diet is one of highly-processed foods with high sugar, fat and salt content.

The result?...

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Gritty and Great: Candid Business Advice from Great Clips CEO

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 4:26 PM

For many years, Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen followed the business advice of her big sister, a successful, trail blazing, whip-smart lawyer in New York City: Don't wear pants, don't have coffee with secretaries, and don't learn how to type.

But last week, at the National Association of Women...

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Cold, Wet, Dirty and Bored - Why "Roughing It" Is So Good

(12) Comments | Posted October 30, 2013 | 11:26 PM

As a recent 4-day weekend drew nearer, I became less and less excited about our plans to enjoy it: drive 5 hours with our three young children to the Michigan Porcupine Mountains, where we would hike one mile into the woods to camp in a "rustic" cabin, (i.e., no running...

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What's Missing in Women Having it 'All'

(3) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 6:19 PM

I was slogging out some miles on the treadmill recently when I got to thinking again about the "Women-Can/Can't-Have-It-All" debate. On the Lifetime Fitness (LTF) TV monitor appeared a promotional video for "CEO Challenges," which claims to be a race for CEOs, C-suite executives, and entrepreneurs and promises opportunities for...

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