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Category: Bob’s Blog
A big thanks to those who have helped the FDNY Foundation
Those of you who know me and our firms know that one of our primary responsibilities is supporting the FDNY and FDNY Foundation. For 19 years after watching first-hand the […]
How Television Got to the NYSE Trading Floor
How Television Got to the NYSE Trading Floor (A CEO’s approval; and why it’s important to the brand still today) Some moments just stick with you. For life. One of […]
COVID-19 vs. 9/11
I sent an email to a client (and friend) this morning, congratulating him on his company’s decision to provide insurance coverage to furloughed workers during the crisis we face today. […]
A Virus…The Media…and a Jesuit
A Virus…The Media…and a Jesuit Ok, it’s a misleading headline…especially the last part. But in the face of the “unknown”…the despair…the confusion…and the concerns, there have been a couple of […]
A Times Square Billboard to Help Us Remember?
A Times Square Billboard to Help Us Remember? Try these stories and video instead. An interesting proposal came across my desk this week. An organization is renting a video screen […]
A Tale of Two Brands
JetBlue vs. United The difference was stark. So much so that I am impelled to capture it for others. Three weeks ago, I am sick on a Friday when I […]
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Zito Partners
The amazing photographer — and our good friend — Jim Salzano used his phone to shoot this image of Manhattan’s Grace Church in October.
It immediately made us think of the holidays, and how fortunate we are.
Fortunate to have great families…a great team to work with…great partners…and great clients.
That light — while, yes, a streetlight — reminds us that there’s always a light at the end of the tunnel…no matter how bleak things can look.
Cancer screenings…and hiring Vets
I love it when clients do things that make you say, “Well done”…even if you had nothing to do with it. Over the past several years, three of my friends […]
First Impressions Go a Long Way
A guy walked into a room… No, not a joke. It’s about first impressions. We deal with clients every day…and meet potential clients regularly. How someone enters a room sets […]
Good News to End the Year
The end of 2017 brought some good news to Zito Partners and IPZ. At Zito Partners, Deborah Kostroun has been promoted to Managing Director of our firm. Deborah has done […]
Eli Manning and a Lesson in Leadership
(and why 57 years of rooting for this franchise just imploded) Class Act. Important description in any commentary. Eli Manning is a Class Act. No, he’s not the best quarterback; […]
The Kids Are Alright
Don’t go looking at the lyrics from The Who’s often-covered song, one that always made me wonder if I was actually listening to The Beatles. This has nothing to do […]
Saints Perform Miracles
On large screen televisions in living rooms and bars across the United States Wednesday night, sports fans got to learn first-hand about the “Miracle of St. Anthony,” and the Saint […]
Bob Zito featured in Ketchum blog
Financial Communications: A Q&A with Bob Zito Ketchum Zito Financial, a strategic alliance offering management consulting and financial communications services between Ketchum and Zito Partners (ZP), marked the third anniversary […]
UAL — What’s Next? It Starts at the Top.
The backlash against United Airlines was well deserved. And the criticism of its CEO expected. But now let’s see what the company comes up with moving forward. I can’t remember […]
Faith? I Lost Mine Last Week.
Photo by Jim Salzano I was speaking with a good friend Thursday about the Catholic Church. He’s left it. I’m right behind him. He and his wife gave up when […]
Lies My Father Told Me
No, my dad never lied to me. In fact, he’s the person I’ve most respected for my entire life. Back in 1975 or ’76, I was back in New Jersey […]
Revis Island – Another Perspective
I board a late flight one night in early 2016 from Newark to Fort Lauderdale — had a couple of meetings in Florida and took a day on each side […]
SPORTS AND FAMILY
It’s amazing the things we remember. I was 12 years old, playing first base for the CJ Murphy team in the Bayonne Little League championship game. Tommy Wise, who was […]