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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 […]

Do You Wear the ribbon?

ShareTweet “Who doesn’t want to wear the ribbon.” You must wear the ribbon.” Whichever line reminds you of the Seinfeld episode where Kramer wouldn’t wear a red ribbon supporting Aids is something I think of often today. The advent of social media has made is so much easier to discuss people or companies who won’t […]

Focus, Planning Are the Best Ways to Stay on Track

ShareTweet Projects with a variety of clients have caused me to think about the importance of focus. Of knowing where we’re going. Of making sure we are on the same track as senior managers on the same track. As Zig Ziglar said, “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four […]

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 […]

Relationships Central at PR Conferences

ShareTweet For the past week I’ve been on the road. The first stop was the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) conference in Philadelphia. Second stop was the International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) in Portland. Both of these are important for different reasons, yet also based on a common core. I’ve been attending the PRSA conference […]

Relationships Remain Key to Success

ShareTweet After more than 30 years in public relations and communications, I have seen lots of changes. What hasn’t changed, thankfully, is the value of relationships. With professional stints in several US cities working with clients throughout the US I’ve met some people and maintained friendships throughout the country. I regularly have people ask why […]