The Persuasive Communicator

Strategic communications consulting services that enable C-Suite executives, physicians, industry experts, professional athletes and celebrity spokespersons, among others, to effectively and persuasively communicate with media, investors, regulators and internal audiences in a rapidly changing business climate.

Whether it's a matter of discussing quarterly earnings during a live television interview, presenting complex scientific data to an audience of peers or introducing a new product at a sales meeting, effective communication in today's competitive environment demands that the issue, product or corporate positioning and messaging is strategic, consistent and executed in a persuasive manner.

As Founder and President of CMG, Colleen M. Growe conducts message mapping and issues management sessions, provides executive coaching and leads communications strategy workshops to prepare for media, financial, regulatory and industry opportunities. Drawing on over twenty years experience in politics, issues and crisis management, public relations and as a multi-award winning television producer/director, Ms. Growe provides custom designed strategic communications counsel that enables participants to map out a compelling story, prepare for difficult questions and deliver a clear message, even when facing challenging audiences.

GE Capital
Viacom
Nickelodeon
Bristol Myers Squibb Company
EnLink Midstream
Sanofi
Novartis
Lending Tree
EMD Serono
MTV
Pandora Music
OpenX
Regeneron
RR Donnelley
The New York Rangers
Celyad

Message Mapping

The competitive business environment today demands that the messaging and positioning around an issue, product or company is strategic, consistent and executed in a persuasive manner. For over twenty years, CMG has provided strategic communications counsel across a range of industries.

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Colleen's preparation for each session is utterly thorough and exemplary. She is thoughtful, engaging, idea provoking and always brings something fresh and useful to the table... »

Deborah Roth, VP, Corporate Communications Pandora

Media & Speaker Readiness

CMG facilitates interactive Strategic Communications Workshops to successfully prepare C-Suite executives, physicians, industry experts, professional athletes and celebrity spokespersons, among many others, to interact with media, financial, analyst and internal audiences during interview, presentation and Q&A settings.

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What truly differentiates Colleen is her focus on the broader art of communication. Her ability to become fluent in our science built credibility with our management team, some of whom have skepticism about their need for training... »

William Baird, III, CFO PTC Therapeutics

Investor Engagement

Whether preparing for an Investor Day, finessing the messages for a Quarterly Results call or embarking on an IPO Road Show, effective engagement with the investor audience requires a persuasive delivery of a credible, differentiated Story Flow Narrative that provides the ‘reasons to believe’ in order to achieve the desired action: invest!

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I consider Colleen to be the best-of-the-best when it comes to helping me and our executive team transform complex industry and financial data into effective messages and find credible ways to navigate difficult issues... »

Barry Davis, CEO EnLink Midstream Partners

Regulatory Communications

A key advantage to collaborating with CMG is our proven ability to execute a comprehensive communications program for any regulatory communication, whether that involves message development, presentation preparation, Q&A management or media interview anticipation and practice.

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Colleen has an incredible command of complex issues and subject matter. She immerses herself effortlessly into your business issues and provides invaluable guidance and skills to handle and prepare for a variety of outcomes... »

Julissa Viana, Director Sepracor Inc.

Executive Coaching

Whether testifying before a Congressional Committee, reporting earnings on CNBC or responding to questions at an internal Town Hall meeting, senior management provide the "voice" and the "face" of the company.

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CMG's strategic coaching sessions have become indispensable for many of our senior executives. Colleen is insightful, engaging, collaborative, and a pleasure to work with... »

Jeff Lucas, VP, Head of Sales Viacom Media Networks

Facilitator Services

Drawing on a background in politics, issues and crisis management, public relations and as a multi-award winning television producer/director, CMG Founder Colleen M. Growe has over twenty years of experience facilitating sessions ranging from Message Mapping to Advisory Board Meetings to simulating crisis scenarios to "pressure test" a Crisis Communications Plan.

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We have found that CMG sessions are transformative and, when Colleen is done, our message is clearer, our thinking sharper, and our communication more compelling... »

Georgia Pollak, VP, Communications and Public Affairs Yeshiva University

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