February 1, 2017

#BookClub “Lucky Bastard”

Scott recently read Joe Buck's book, Lucky Bastard and it inspired him to create a list of the top father-son broadcast legacies...priority was obviously given to those that had a tie to the Phoenix market. [Click below for more]
July 27, 2016

#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.
July 20, 2016

#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company , Part 4 – Attitude and Gratitude

When we find ourselves in conflict with another person, it becomes especially important to maintain a sense of gratitude about them and their contributions. When you find yourself facing unexpected distractions and challenges, remain grateful for them. That’s the advice from Katherine Halpin in her book Alignment for Success.
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 […]
July 6, 2016

#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company , Part 2 –Driving Force

There were so many great nuggets of information in this book, that I decided to write a series of posts.  Last week, I talked about alignment […]
June 29, 2016

#BookClub – Alignment for Success: Bringing Out the Best in Yourself, Your Teams, and Your Company, Part 1 – Alignment

A colleague recommended this book by Katharine Halpin, it sounded interesting so I downloaded it. I didn’t realize that Katharine was here in Phoenix and provides coaching and consulting services to a wide variety of clients. It’s a quick and easy read, but chockful of great ideas to help leaders at all levels in an organization align goals and expectations to ensure success. So many ideas that I’m going to have a few posts so that this one doesn’t get too long. [Click below for more]
February 9, 2016

#BookClub – Manipurated

The foreword to this book was written by Jay Baer. In it he quotes Nielsen research that claims that 91 percent of Americans trust recommendations from […]
December 4, 2015

#BookClub What is a Brand?

How often do we ask ourselves this question as brand professionals? If you think about it, probably not enough.  As public relations professionals, it is our […]
November 3, 2015

#BookClub – A Girlfriend’s Guide to Social Media

It is so much fun to see a friend’s name appear as the author of a book. Congratulations to LaTricia Harper Woods and her writing partner, […]
September 30, 2015

Can I Have Your Autograph?

Over the years, HMA Public Relations has been involved with dozens of book-signing events.  There have been some big-name authors in that mix, including:  Harvey Mackay, […]