Networking and Professional Development

March 1, 2017

Crossing the I-Beam

Abbie shares her thoughts on the three gaps that exist in our lives after seeing Hyrum Smith, 3Gaps training company CEO and chairman, speak on the topic. [Click below for more]
February 24, 2017

Skills School Skipped

NAU student and PRSSA member Sarina Urquhart is the guest blogger for today sharing vital PR skills the schools don't teach you. [Click below for more]
February 22, 2017

Being Productive

After being inspired by a breakfast with Hyrum Smith, Franklin Day Planner creator, Scott pulled some of his favorite productivity quotes. [Click below for more]
February 21, 2017

Celebrating Diversity in Public Relations

We've known Debra A. Miller, Ed.D., APR, for a couple of years and have been proud to call her a friend as well as a colleague. Today we recognize diversity in PR as we celebrate Black History Month this February. [Click below for more]
February 10, 2017

Planning for Public Relations

Yesterday, Rachel attended a breakfast event that was hosted by Accelerent and featured Hyrum W. Smith, creator of the Franklin Day Planner. One thing that Smith said that really stuck out to Rachel was that everyone should take 10-15 minutes every day to formally plan their day. But is this possible for PR pros to do? [Click below for more]
November 10, 2016

Event Marketing and Public Relations for Live Nation

The PRSA Phoenix luncheon yesterday was a huge “hit” (literally) with Danielle Engel, vice president of marketing in the Southwest for Live Nation. I first met Danielle about four years ago with the work that we do with the Ak-Chin Indian Community. At the time we were working on a press event for the renaming of the Ak-Chin Pavilion and I knew right away that Danielle was amazing!
November 9, 2016

Strategic Shock

While written a few weeks ago, somehow Abbie's post today is perfect given what our nation is going through. In it, she shares some great insight about strategic shock. Definitely worth a click and read.
November 4, 2016

#PRSAICON – Beyond Engagement

Earlier this week, Alison published a post with some of my favorite highlights (and one lowlight) from last week’s PRSA International Conference. Perhaps the only glaring omission from that post was sharing anything from my favorite session of the conference, Mike McDougall’s “Beyond Engagement” breakout. That's because she is doing a deep dive into this session today. Click the link to read all the goodies she learned.
October 25, 2016

Honored to Serve

Abbie was the recipient of the Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service to PRSA, presented at the PRSA International Conference in Indianapolis on Monday. She was unable to attend so I accepted the award on her behalf. Here is the speech she would have given. [Click below for more]