November 14, 2017
Creativity

Cultivating Creativity

Ragan’s PR Daily recently published a post on four methods to jolt communications creativity. Available here, it details how lateral thinking, perspective shift, concept porting (taking […]
November 11, 2016

Don’t Fight Urge to Write…with a Pencil

To many, taking long-hand notes with a pen and paper seems outdated. Not to Alison - and not to a recent study that proves it may very well still be the best way to retain knowledge. Click to read the story and Alison's thoughts.
November 1, 2016

From Indianapolis with Love – Recapping #PRSAICON

Last week, Alison had the honor of joining several delegates from PRSA Phoenix – not to mention friends from agencies and brands across the globe – at her first-ever PRSA International Conference. Today, she shares all the best soundbites, advice and lessons learned from the event. Click the link for all the details.
October 4, 2016

#TipForTuesday – PRSA Phoenix Media Relations

The next #MediaBreakfast for PRSA Phoenix is on Oct. 11, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., at CO+HOOTS. The media breakfasts are a great way for public relations professionals to network and build their media relations “rolodex” (let me know if you still use an actual rolodex!)! [Click below for more]
September 21, 2016

What PR Pros Could Learn from Survivor

Alison – a long-time Survivor fan girl – was inspired by PRGN agency partner Buchanan Public Relation’s recent blog post detailing some of the key characteristics shared by successful “Survivor” players and PR professionals. She shares theirs in this link – and adds a few of her own.
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 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 3, 2016

It’s a Dog Eat PR Dog World

Recently, when Alison told me that she was writing a blog post on PR people as cats or dogs, I knew for sure that she was going to side on the cat! After reading her blog post “Getting Catty about PR,” which was in response to Susan Payton’s blog post “When It Comes to PR, Be Like a Cat, Not a Dog,” I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn’t all about the cat! To read this post in its entirety, please click the link below.
July 29, 2016

All About News and Talk with KTAR – #DontTouchThatDial

Serving on the board of directors for PRSA Phoenix and as the co-chair for the media breakfasts, Rachel gets to plan (and moderate) some pretty cool events, like yesterday’s All About News and Talk event yesterday with KTAR (#DontTouchThatDial). Miss it, but still want all the details on how to best pitch the popular news talk station? Simply click the link below for a full recap!
July 13, 2016

#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company , Part 3 – Make the most of meeting time

My series of posts from the Alignment for Success book continues today with .  Other posts have included creating alignment for your business and making time […]