PR Passion: Achievement Takes More Than Brains

I took my niece on several college tours and to university open houses.    We met student leaders who were passionate about their field of study and who were aggressively pursuing their career goals.  I was excited about the opportunities available to her.  When I asked how she felt after a recent tour, she replied, “This…

Beyond the Glam: Realities of Entertainment and Fashion PR Exposed

Also picked up by PR Daily: http://prdaily.com/Main/Articles/10701.aspx Jobs in the entertainment or fashion public relations are highly coveted.  The allure of party planning, record launches, club openings, celebrity-filled events, fashion shows and film premieres is understandable.  However, few young professionals understand the rigors or realities of the entertainment or fashion PR industries. Popular reality television…

Time Out! Don’t Stress Out.

Public relations is a fast-paced, deadline-oriented industry.  The rigors of balancing multiple projects for multiple clients and colleagues can be overwhelming, especially early on in your career.  I’ll admit I shed a few tears, was stressed, scared and overwhelmed from time to time during the early days of my agency and corporate career.  However, I did learn…