“It’s kind of hard-hearted, or just hard—difficult to deal with, stubborn. But those things can also be seen as positive, and New Hampshire-ites may have taken something that could’ve been thought of as negative and regarded it as positive, turned it into something self-complimentary,” says Timothy Pulju, a senior lecturer of linguistics and classics, in a Politico Magazine story about whether residents of New Hampshire merit the often-used adjective “flinty.”
A Nationwide Union Campaign at Starbucks Tests Its Employee-Friendly Brand
An article about how more than 150 Starbucks stores across the U.S. have voted to unionize cites Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication. “The most valuable asset you have as an organization is your reputation,” he says.