Personal PR

Since you’re the centre of the universe, it’s fine that you stop in the middle of a street, a grocery aisle or even at the top of the elevator to text  . . . right? Have you ever seen any one pedexting (sometimes called wexting) and run into another person walking in...

Personal PR

Are you a Social Media oversharer? Or do you find it annoying when others are posting 50 times a day? From slicing up those who have to share daily pictures of their breakfast to decrying FB users who have to slag others or whine all the time, Mike Stubbs and I talk...

Personal PR

Parents arguing on the playground; hockey parents yelling at refs; a couple getting into it at the grocery story – What do you say when you feel compelled to intercede in a public display of anger or angst.   I talk with Al Coombs on CJBK – when he was stepping...

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...