September 15, 2017
iPhone X

The iPhone “Fail” Heard ‘Round the World

If you’ve been following the launch of Apple’s new iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone ten”) like I have, you may have caught wind that the first public […]
September 7, 2017
Driverless Cars

Driverless Cars: Friend or Foe?

Maddie is a big fan of driverless cars and she took her first spin in one last week. But many other remain skeptical of this new technology. [Click below for more]
April 11, 2017

“PR Problem” or Operational Issue?

Are you sure what you have is a PR problem? Or do you have an operational issue on your hands that the PR team now has to handle? [Click below for more]
March 22, 2017

In Über Their Heads?

Bre wrote a blog post last week about Uber's CEO's poor leadership style. Since then, a lot has happened. [Click below for more]
March 17, 2017

No Comment on Public Relations

What do you do when a reporter asks your client a question they don't want to or can't answer? There are more things you can say besides "no comment." [Click below for more]
February 28, 2017

The Oscar Ordeal

You had to have heard about the Oscars Best Picture mix-up...what do you think of PricewaterhouseCoopers' crisis communications in this moment? [Click below for more]
February 17, 2017

CEOs & Spokespeople: Do Your Values Align With Your Brand?

Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank got in some hot water with his brand representatives when he praised Donald Trump. Spokespeople aren't the only ones that need to align with company values. [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.
October 19, 2016

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Crisis

You’ve probably heard about the nightmare Samsung has been dealing with for nearly the past two months. Their supposedly latest and greatest Android smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, was anything but. [Click below for more]