October 17, 2016
Amy and Sophie

#MediaMonday – Amy Silverman

I don’t recall when I first met Amy Silverman, managing editor at the Phoenix New Times. (She can also be heard on KJZZ, the NPR affiliate here in Phoenix). I’m guessing it was 25+ years ago and likely our paths had crossed when she was working on a story involving one of our clients. [Click below for more]
September 29, 2016
Grownup Job

My First Grown-Up Job

I was in need of some blog-spiration and it came when I read a Facebook post from my friend Laurie Munn. Laurie and I first met years and years ago when she was working for one of our local television stations and I was doing media relations for the Fiesta Bowl. [Click below for more]
September 23, 2016

Fall is in the Air

Yesterday was the first day of fall, also known as the equinox - when the length of night and the day are nearly equal. It’s also the beginning of the cooler temps that Arizonans hope will be with us until spring comes around. [Click below for more]
September 14, 2016
Photo courtesy of uttblogs.com

The Media on Media

Abbie came across an article about a month ago in New York magazine detailing the results of a survey of 113 colleagues working in print, television, and digital media, “asking that they use the opportunity to air their grievances and bare their souls.” She shares some of their responses – as well as her own. Click on the link to read the entire post, and would love you to share your thoughts as well.
September 8, 2016
Ivy_Lee Wikipedia

A PR Guy Invented the To-Do List

I’m a big fan of to-do lists.  I’m just not very good at checking things off my to-do list.  My first boss in my first job […]
September 2, 2016

 #LaborDay celebrates the workforce

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is a national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength of our country. Have a happy and safe Labor Day! Click the link for more details on the history of Labor Day.
August 26, 2016

Friday Edition of #MediaMonday – What’s New With Catherine Anaya

We featured Catherine Anaya back in April 2010 when she was full time into her anchoring career at CBS 5 News and very active in the local community. And then life happened. And Catherine made the decision to step down from the anchor desk and focus on her family. But that didn’t mean she gave up on her career, it simply meant that she re-prioritized things. And lucky for us, that means that we’re going to see her on the air again, as host of a new program on AZTV. in honor of her new gig, we update our initial profile on Catherine, available in the link. Enjoy!
August 16, 2016

Business Lessons We Can Learn From the #Olympics

There have been so many news stories coming out of the Olympics – those focusing on the athletes, their personal lives, and the countries they represent. And of course, there are the news stories about the commentators and the media, both traditional and social, and all the good, bad and ugly that that represents. As today is my turn to submit a blog post, I thought we’d share some business lessons we can learn from the Olympics. Please click the link below for a full list of lessons.
August 2, 2016

The Olympics – Bringing the World Together

The Summer Olympic Games in Rio start on Friday, Aug. 5. The Paralympic Games, also in Rio, begin Sept. 7. Athletes from around the world, representing their country with pride, come together to compete on a global stage. These are the best of the best in their chosen sport. These athletes have trained virtually their whole lives for this moment and the opportunity to stand atop the platform and receive a medal. To read the rest of this post, please click on the below.
July 27, 2016
Alignment for Success

#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company , Part 5 – Creating a culture of high performance

This post wraps up the five-part series on the book Alignment for Success. Please click below to read it in its entirety, as well as to see the entire five-part series.