So Maybe I DIDN’T Fall Out of Love Afterall

What a difference a year makes… On September 10, 2014, I wrote about falling out of love with PR. I thought I was headed for a career change. Was I ever wrong? A year later, I’m still working in communications (supervisor now!), in a new city and preparing to ascend to heights I hadn’t dreamed…

A Short Story About Branding

I had a marathon interview last week — three hours over three different sessions. I woke up like it was the first day of school having laid out my clothes the night before (Do kids still do this?). Navy blue suit, light blue shirt, navy blue tie. Those that know me offline know that bow ties…

Never settle for “anything”

Losing a job or being caught up in one that’s less than ideal can be mentally taxing. Getting out of the trap of unemployment or less than satisfactory employment can feel like a prison break. I understand the allure of an offer, any offer when you’re desperate to make a move. However, leaving one bad…

The myth of “fast, cheap, good”

The hard truth is only 2/3 of these is a true option. For communicators in the digital 24 hour news era, producing sub par work is a reputation killer. IF you have a reputation to value. Anyone that wants fast service cheap doesn’t value your time or your product. Run away as fast as you…