Networking and Professional Development

May 15, 2019

What are your road warrior HABIT(s)?

As I begin prepping for my second business trip of the month, I’m thinking about the presentation I heard at PRSA Counselors Academy during my first […]
May 8, 2019

KTAR Tips and Trends Luncheon

Last week, I had the chance to attend the KTAR Tips and Trends Luncheon put on by PRSA Phoenix. Attendees had the chance to hear from […]
May 2, 2019

PR is a lifestyle

I recently joined PRSA Phoenix’s New Pros Mentorship Program, which is a nine-month program dedicated to supporting the career development of new pros and pairing them […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 23, 2018
community relations

How to step-up a community relations effort

Community relations often plays a key role in an organization’s ability to connect with its audience.  It’s no different for law enforcement agencies who are always […]
October 19, 2018
spell check

The End of Spell Check?

Spell check has provided a much-needed crutch for many adults who are not – or have never been -- great spellers. Spelling is emphasized in schools […]
October 3, 2018
diversity

Become a Diversity Advisor for Your Organization

I was part of the planning committee for the recent Improving Disability Communications workshop hosted by the  National Center on Disability and Journalism at ASU’s Cronkite […]
September 21, 2018

A tribute to the “Greatest Saturday Morning in PR”

Saturday morning I walked into the Barrett Honors College at ASU for the 15th annual Valley Publicity Summit presented by SPJ.  I was greeted by Mark, […]
July 25, 2018
Networking

Professional Networking – Start in College!

As a college student, the term “networking” is tossed around in nearly every career-related conversation. The idea of it can seem daunting, or like something to […]