November 29, 2018

To Pitch or Not To Pitch?

There is not a day that goes by that the topic of responding to RFPs and developing proposals isn’t discussed among my colleagues. Should we submit […]
November 1, 2018
voter

Voter Fatigue

One of the best classes I took as part of my graduate program was a class on political communications.  This was in the early 90s so […]
October 16, 2018
inclusive marketing

Finding All The Voices

I had never heard the term “inclusive marketing” until I was doing the research  for my presentations at the recent Improving Disability Communications workshop hosted by the  National […]
September 28, 2018
pr

PR Pros Outnumber Journalists

A recent post on PR Daily shares the news that PR professionals outnumber journalists 6:1.  Really nothing new about that.  Everyday we’re seeing stories about layoffs […]
September 20, 2018
workplace

What is a diverse and inclusive workplace?

As a business owner and a public relations practitioner, the topic of diversity and inclusion is brought up on a regular basis.  We talk about the […]
August 16, 2018
Aretha

The Powerful Voice of Aretha Franklin

This morning, the world lost a piece of musical history – Aretha Franklin. She passed away at her home in Detroit at 76-years-old after a brave […]
August 1, 2018
block

Unblocking Writer’s Block

It happens to even the best of writers. It’s inevitable. Your words turn to mush, you don’t have a creative fiber left in your body and […]
July 27, 2018
introvert

Being an introvert in the extroverted world of PR

As a young girl there was nothing I loved more than writing a story or playing with a few close friends. I wasn’t one for big […]
July 24, 2018
Rogers

What Mr. Rogers Teaches About Us Communications

Mr. Rogers' life lessons and discussions about tough topics were aimed towards children, but they are important for communicators, too.
July 20, 2018
reality

My First Impression of Public Relations vs. The Reality

As a freshman, my first mass communications and APR classes were a complete shock. Media channels are not what you flip through on your television, research […]