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Success is no Accident

ShareTweet “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing.” ~Pele Growing up, Pele was an amazing soccer player and someone oft discussed in my soccer heavy family. Today, he’s still known as one of the great players by those who love […]

Confusing Words Can Cause Mistakes for Writers

ShareTweet As the English language evolves, especially in written form, because of changes in social norms like social media, many purists are finding it hard to watch. Those of us old enough to have been taught by strict grammar teachers yet young enough to be social media users, cringe at the growing misuse of common […]

Put Down Your Phone

ShareTweet We’ve been hearing people saying others should put down their phones for a couple years now and may or may not agree with the reasons. Whether it’s the Pokemon Go craze or just out for a drink with friend, there seems to be no shortage of people telling others what to do. Now it’s […]

The Power of One

ShareTweet As a public relations professional practicing independently of a corporation or large agency it can be challenging to define myself. But that positioning is also critical to getting the work I enjoy most. Since I’ve been in a business development phase recently, I’m paying even closer attention. Freelancers are amazing and unquestionably have a […]

Tips to Building a Solid Business Network

ShareTweet Are you a PR pro who can connect your clients, friends, and colleagues with the people they need to know? Or, do you wish you were? Today it’s more and more important you can connect people and places. Over the past nearly 40 years I’ve been involved in the business world I have built […]

Money Doesn’t Always Make Things Right

ShareTweet The public relations profession has an image problem. There are people who don’t believe we tell the truth, and that we’ll do just about anything to make our clients look good. What they fail to realize is that the vast majority of our profession doesn’t do that. Or, do they? The Public Relations Society […]