April 18, 2019

Happy National Columnists Day

Happy National Columnists Day! This day is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance and contributions made by writers.
April 10, 2019

Board service is a time commitment, but worth it

I was chatting with my folks over the weekend and was running through the long (very long) to-do list I needed to accomplish before the start […]
April 3, 2019

Blazing Your Own Trail

The last of the presenters in the inaugural season of the #ArizonaSpeakerSeries was Dr. Jane Goodall.  That’s right, the lady who lived with the chimpanzees. And […]
March 29, 2019

#BookClub: The Fire Line

I’ve been in a book club for about 20 years.  We’ve been as big as 15 people and as small as three members over the years.  […]
March 13, 2019

What do employers look for on your social media?

I do a fair amount of informational interviews.  These conversations with recent or soon-to-be college graduates are a great way for them to meet with potential […]
March 8, 2019

It’s not about the numbers

When social media first started to become an important part of a communications strategy, we spent a lot of time figuring out how to increase the […]
February 28, 2019

Podcasting – the art of story

I’m teaching an intro to social media class at Phoenix College.  My students included re-careering adults, returning students and typical college-age kids. Throughout the class, we […]
February 21, 2019

The Sky is Not the Limit

How does a less than stellar high school student find his way to college and eventually in space?  By reading a book. Captain Scott Kelly, the […]
February 5, 2019

#TipForTuesday – Listen, Learn and Share

The Arizona Speaker Series has hosted four very different presenters – Sanjay Gupta, Vice President Joe Biden, James Comey and last week, Condoleezza Rice.  With three […]
January 24, 2019

So much news in just 100 words

Just about a year ago now, HMA Public Relations launched The Arizona 100,  a twice-monthly digital publication that provides quick, concise, yet thorough, news of the […]