October 28, 2015

#OptOutside is Brilliant

By now you’ve heard the news that outdoor retailer, REI, announced that they were closing their stores Thanksgiving and the day after, paying their employees to […]
October 27, 2015

Creating An Innovative and Authentic Workplace

I had the pleasure of presenting to the North Carolina PRSA chapter during its annual workshop in Raleigh last week.  I was thrilled to be on […]
October 26, 2015

#MediaMonday – Jim Sharpe and Jayme West

KTAR News recently announced that Arizona’s Morning News will soon have two new voices on November 30. Longtime news personality, Jim Sharpe, and award-winning anchor, Jayme […]
October 23, 2015

The #FridayFive

I don’t know about anyone else, but it seems like these weeks are just flying by. Before you know it, Friday is here and you still […]
October 22, 2015

Is PR hard?

Yesterday, I came across a blog post, The Hardest Part About Working in PR by Richard Brownell, group content manager at PR News. The title of […]
October 21, 2015

How (and why) to Develop an Effective Long-Term Communications Plan

(Note:  I was Googling my name to find something I had been quoted in and found this post.  It appeared originally on PR Crossing and based […]
October 20, 2015

Africa, the new emerging market

I attended the recent Forum on Global Leadership, hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. Among the speakers was U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake.  I didn’t realize […]
October 19, 2015

#MediaMonday – Ella Sogomonian

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from Yuma! It is Ella Sogomonian, multi-media journalist, field reporter, and fill-in anchor for ABC5, CBS13 and FOX9. I first connected […]
October 16, 2015

The Simpsons Already Did It

If you are not, SHAME ON YOU! It is a seminal, iconic program that will stand the test of time, potty jokes and all. Stop being […]
October 15, 2015

Business Presenting & Networking Tips

Are you preparing to speak in front of a large crowd, small audience, during a meeting, networking event or even a lunch presentation? There are many […]