February 29, 2012

“What is…” Wednesday – Why Should PR Folks Make Us Laugh? An Improvisational Take

Ever see the Steve Martin/Rick Moranis classic “My Blue Heaven?” In it, the incomparable Joan Cusack asserts that people are either “The Funny One,” or “The […]
February 28, 2012

A Tip for Tuesday – 15 Questions to a Better Life

Anyone else read How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age? Our most recent HMA Book Club did, and among the book’s many […]
February 27, 2012

#MediaMonday – Yasmeen Hassan

We say it here at HMA all the time – we PR folks wear a lot of hats. Sometimes, we have our writing hats on. Other […]
February 23, 2012

Follow a Teen

I’ve heard and repeated many times, “Hire a teenager while they still know everything.” When it comes to trends – they do. A study conducted by […]
February 22, 2012

“What is…” Wednesday – What is PR Coaching? Alan Cohen’s Take

Ever had to have “the talk?” No, I do not mean the talk that awkwardly occurs between parents and pre-teen children! I mean the talk with […]
February 21, 2012

Dale Carnegie is (STILL) the Man!

The world is open for business – weeeeee! The business, however, is the business of humanity. Since I am a human, I must be AWESOME at […]
February 16, 2012

Lin and Flynn – How Deep is Your Bench?

  New York Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin sits on the bench in obscurity until an injury to another player gives him an opportunity.  He promptly leads […]
February 15, 2012

“What is…” Wednesday – What is Public Relations? A Reporter-Turned-PR Pro’s Take

When I am asked to speak to college-aged Journalism and Public Relations’ students, I always start the same way… Please raise your hands if you plan […]
February 14, 2012

A Tip for Tuesday – Show HMA Some Love, Win Free Sushi!

Here at HMA Time, the official blog of HMA Public Relations, our mission is pretty simple: Multiple voices, one mission – public relations from our point […]
February 13, 2012

#MediaMonday – Brien McElhatten

As an “Alison” who spells her name with only one “L,” I can appreciate the importance of spelling others’ names correctly. As a “Brien” with an […]