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Thank you PR Girls!

This is AFPRG’s last post, my dears – a big moment! I have two things to say. . . First – I really love PR Girls. Why?  Because it takes indefatigable optimism, unshakable perseverance, unholy street smarts and spectacular judgment to be a truly successful PR Girl – or boy!  Who else …

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Sisyphus and you

My dears, as I keep repeating (because all PR Girls know that messages need to be repeated), AFPRG is winding down this Friday, November 21.  Here’s another post from the archives, about one of my favorite characters – Sisyphus. If you don’t know the myth of Sisyphus, PR Girls, you …

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Costumes

To a degree, especially when we’re first starting out in our careers, we might feel like we’re in a costume when we put on a suit and attend our first important business meeting. However, learning to own our own power and achievements in an incredibly important part of professional development …

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Team

I live in San Francisco, PR Girls, and there’s only ONE THING on everyone’s mind in San Francisco right now. Our magnificent World Series winning San Francisco Giants! The Giants are a great lesson for PR teams too.  After the 2010 World Series win, Giants manager Bruce Bochy said it …

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Independence

  A little aside for some politics and social issues today, PR Girls! I attended an event today at UC San Francisco to hear several distinguished scientists, professors and NGO leaders talk about the World Bank’s new report, Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity. Whenever I …

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Change what you can

Sunday’s New York Times had a fascinating, if somewhat disturbing, piece on how women are perceived at work. It was incredibly valuable …

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Not teaching is teaching

  Many young PR Girls can get frustrated that they haven’t been promoted. Six months after starting a job. Part of this …

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Why?

Why do we work, PR Girls? What are we after? Money, obviously. A place to learn, grow, succeed. A community. Last year …

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Just work

If you’re on Facebook (and who isn’t?) I’m guessing you may have come across this: Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe giving career advice. …

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Any of us starting something new want to know how to do it. What’s the best way to choose a house to …