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Consequences

Sometimes, PR Girls, consequences are immediate. Stay out til 3 a.m. drinking with clients on a Tuesday night and Wednesday’s 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting will be more than a little unpleasant.  Other consequences take longer to emerge.  It took years of me carrying a ridiculously heavy handbag (with laptop, books, …

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Don Quixote or not?

A couple of years ago, PR Girls, I took an assessment tool called The Birkman Method.  I learned that I prefer to tackle problems that are solvable, rather than tilt after windmills, throwing myself into addressing the world’s massive challenges. I was a little surprised until I thought about it.  …

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Go to the bench!

There’s one more Holmes Report headline that caught my eye on Monday – “CEOs may not be the best placed to address reputation deficit” The story mostly focuses on new research showing that people (especially in the US and Europe) don’t trust corporations. That is not news. The useful truism …

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Denouement

  Everything evolves and changes PR Girls, sometimes in tiny indiscernible increments, sometimes with big leaps. Speaking of big leaps – on December 4 (one month from today) I’ll be starting the Professional Coaching Course at New Ventures West.  I’m hoping to blend 30 years of PR and communications experience …

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Words

There’s some great stuff in the Holmes Report’s debrief from their annual PR Summit. The story “In Business as in politics, words matter” made me laugh this morning.  In his talk Frank Luntz cited research that compared company slogans that are about how great the companies are vs company slogans …

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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 …

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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 …

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What is PR? Again.

Defining public relations can be a challenge – whether you’re talking to someone who has literally no notion that the profession even …

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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 …

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Tempus fugit!

Darlings – you may just be starting to figure out what your Halloween costume should be, but before you know it  Thanksgiving …