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Words to Live By"Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be." –George Sheehan
Where will your career take you? Where will you take your career? These are two very similar, but not identical, questions that I feel are worth asking yourself. Allow me to explain. I’ll preface any opinions shared below as just that. Neither of the categories should be seen as the ideal or correct way to … Read more
Originally published in PRSSA FORUM I have had many opportunities this year to work with PRSSA members from across the country as part of my industry service. During mentor sessions, students often describe their job hunting progress and feelings toward different areas of public relations. It is evident that many myths are still looming across campuses, … Read more
Originally published on PRSSA Progressions blog In my past few speaking opportunities, a few of you have asked what my least favorite part of my job is, and I always applaud that curiosity. As future practitioners, it’s wise to understand not all of your responsibilities will be a highlight of your day. Don’t fret, footprinters. As … Read more
As I wrote earlier this year, I wrote a check to PRSSA back in 2005 for my first year of dues, not knowing that decision would ultimately impact the city I live in, the job I go to every day and even the woman I’m going to marry. And who says a college student doesn’t … Read more
Written for PRSSA FORUM — published April 23, 2011 Just like blue jeans, public relations positions come in all shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit is paramount for a young practitioner’s professional development, as the first few years in the industry establishes a foundation of knowledge and experience. With so many options to consider … Read more
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