Lots of exciting news to share this week before I jump into sharing some great reads. I was on the road a lot the past week to Delaware and Washington, DC. There is something to be said to have face-to-face time regularly — it is important since we live in a digital world of email and Skype calls.
While in Delaware, I was pleased to be invited to join the Delaware Chapter of Public Relations Society of America’s 25 Anniversary celebration. As a former Delaware chapter president, I was honored to join others who have held that position and be recognized for service to the profession. I was thrilled to see my peers and friends in Delaware and see how strong the chapter is. Being involved in your professional organization not only strengthens you, but your profession.
Hard work does pay off. I am now a nationally distributed columnist for McClatchy-Tribute newspapers. My monthly column in the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader, which I’ve been writing since 2010, is now available to the 400 plus McClatchy newspapers and newswire subscribers throughout the United States.
And now for items which catch my eye during this past week:
What to do when brands attack – Attacks are more common that people think. I work with clients regularly on this issue.
Work vs. Work & Co.: Agency Says Ex-Huge Execs are stepping on Its Trademark – As a small agency owner, this article hits home from me.
Overlooked Tools For Gathering Customer Feedback – Is your organization using those tools? Should be. Very simple tools which can provide huge insights.
Dinosaurs, Newspapers, and Public Relations – As PRSA holds their International Conference, something to think about.
We lost Lou Reed on Sunday. His music will live on. My favorite song…
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