December 12, 2018

Are You Listening?

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” - Stephen R. Covey. Effective listening sounds elementary right? […]
December 6, 2018

Coffee, Breakfast and Paul Maryniak: What I Learned

Yesterday, eight of us PR pros had the chance to connect in a more intimate setting in downtown Gilbert. The guest was none other than Paul […]
November 28, 2018

A Few Takeaways from the PRSA Media Breakfast

I attended a PRSA media breakfast at the Arizona Republic yesterday morning. The event included a tour of the newsroom along with a Q&A session with […]
November 21, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

"Gratitude can turn common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joys and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." - William Arthur Ward In honor of Thanksgiving, HMA […]
November 16, 2018

Fun Fact Friday: Fonts Matter

As Abbie and I were driving to a client meeting one day, there was one thing we really wanted to focus on… “What are we going […]
November 6, 2018
voter participation

How Instagram and Snapchat Are Boosting Voter Participation

With statistics showing that younger people are less inclined to get out and vote, social media platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat, are finding ways to […]
October 31, 2018
Halloween

Happy Halloween From HMA!

Happy Halloween from all of us here at HMA Public Relations. In honor of the holiday, here are a few pictures from the team throughout the […]
October 25, 2018

What It’s Like to Accidentally Detox from Your Phone

First and foremost, I blame the kids. Secondly, I blame the phone. And alright, I should probably hold myself responsible at some point in the mix. […]
October 18, 2018
Top Golf

Lessons Learned From Top Golf

One can say I am competitive by nature.  As an athlete, I took a loss pretty hard. As a Cardinals fan, well, I have had to […]
October 12, 2018
pitching

Eight tips to remember when pitching to the media

It has been a few weeks now since I was a proud attendee of the 15th annual Valley Publicity Summit presented by SPJ.  Didn’t catch my […]