Dear young POC professionals entering the communications world, Welcome to agency! If you’re like me you might look around the room and there aren’t many people who look like you. I can’t say I know you, but I am one myself. So I wanted to shout us (us – as in a hugely diverse group […]
If you’re familiar with slithy toves and borogoves, then that paragraph goes down nice and easy. But what if you’re not? And what if toves are a crucial part of running an efficient business or breaking through with some kind of innovation?
When employees speak publicly about the companies they work for, it carries a unique kind of weight. Whether it’s an offhand comment about the office carpet or an earnest perspective on the direction of the business, it has the authority of coming from an “insider.” Now, with the rise of digital and social media, employees […]
Before coming to Weber Shandwick, I worked as a freelance editor. It was often my job to not only tidy up the commas and conjugations, but also to offer advice about how authors might improve their storytelling. The most common observation I made on that subject? Authors could afford to pick up the pace. Particularly […]
You’ve got mail. Ok, so we don’t hear that automated line anymore, but you definitely still do have mail waiting for you in your inbox. Though our inboxes look a bit sleeker now and we don’t hear a screechy dial-up tone when we connect anymore, email still proves to be a sure-fire marketing tactic for […]
You may not realize it but you manage projects every day—big and small—even if your title isn’t “project manager.” Whether that means planning a large-scale PR event or cooking dinner for your family, you are often charged with facilitating a lot of moving pieces (multiple people, different personalities, looming deadlines) to ensure success. The level […]
One of my favorite movies of all time is the comedy Hitch. While the movie centers around a date-doctor (Hitch) and his tale of trial and error, there’s a lot you can takeaway and apply to other areas of your life, including the interview process. I treat interviews the same way that Hitch advises his […]