Personal PR

Al Coombs and I discussed Cam Newton’s performance during his post Super Bowl press conference. You’re not only representing yourself and your personal brand but also whatever organization you’re associated with, whether it’s a business, your own company, your team,...

Personal PR

Black mail or buttering up – two approaches to encounters with bosses in off-hours A couple of weeks ago, Al Coombs and I had a chance to talk about ways to extend one’s personal brand in situations that could be fraught with difficulty, like accidentally running into...

Personal PR

Last week, Mike and I discussed the antics of U.S. Presidential hopeful Donald Trump and whether he’s a PR dream or PR nightmare. However you feel about the election itself and whether Trump is electable and how that might impact North America, there’s no mistaking...

Personal PR

What do you do when you really mess up? I mean really screw things up, offending or hurting someone, saying or doing something so offensive there’s seemingly no way to get back to being o.k. with that person or perhaps socially acceptable? Celebrities in the news...

Personal PR

Large com­pa­nies have pub­lic rela­tions depart­ments to han­dle their com­mu­ni­ca­tion crises, but reg­u­lar folks don’t. Often they are caught in a dilemma of think­ing: ‘what do I say in this sit­u­a­tion?’ or ‘how should I respond to that?’ With­out the skills...

Personal PR

Large companies have public relations departments to handle their communication crises, but regular folks don’t. Often they are caught in a dilemma of thinking: ‘what do I say in this situation?’ or ‘how should I respond to that?’ Without the skills to write nuanced...

Personal PR

Large companies have public relations departments to handle their communication crises, but regular folks don’t. Often they are caught in a dilemma of thinking: ‘what do I say in this situation?’ or ‘how should I respond to that?’ Without the skills to write nuanced...

Personal PR

Large companies have public relations departments to handle their communication crises, but regular folks don’t. Often they are caught in a dilemma of thinking: ‘what do I say in this situation?’ or ‘how should I respond to that?’ Without the skills to write nuanced...

The Vagabonds – Days 46-62

Sandy toes and salty kisses. Florida – beaches coast to coast! For people who love sand and sunshine as much as we do this was paradise. We loved the desert and its stark beauty and dry climate, but at our core we are water people. From our side trip to Cocoa Beach...