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Hey, NY: PR Isn’t Just Lobbying

Last week, in a 10-3 vote, an ethics advisory committee of the New York State Legislature passed a resolution that would require PR professionals who work with state officials to register – and therefore be categorized and listed accordingly – as lobbyists.  In addition, any/all communication that these PR professionals […]

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The Dangers of Pay-For-Performance PR Models

I saw a recent article from Mobile Marketing Watch talking about how paying PR firms for performance – compensating them a certain amount for every item they deliver – is a growing trend and gaining steam.  That might be true, but it’s concerning to me on multiple […]

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Not-So-Obvious Lessons Learned from Target’s Data Breach Crisis

Not-So-Obvious Lessons Learned from Target’s Data Breach Crisis

In just about any newspaper or PR publication today, it seems you can find a column from somebody about what Target has done wrong in handling its ongoing data breach crisis.  Now, I could write this post about my take on the same stuff, but all I’d […]

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The Often-Forgotten Benefits of Writing Free-Hand

The Often-Forgotten Benefits of Writing Free-Hand

Recently I started keeping a journal for the first time since my teen years, to help me make some sense of events in my personal life.  It’s remarkable to me how journaling – even once or twice a week – can help you process your thoughts and […]

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The Game Changer World View of PR, Part 2

The Game Changer World View of PR, Part 2

In Part 1 of our World View series, we talked about the difference between PR people being seen as strategists versus tacticians.  We at Game Changer have adopted a bigger-picture world view of PR than most of our industry peers, and we want to be true organizational […]

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The Game Changer World View of PR, Part 1

The Game Changer World View of PR, Part 1

Person:  What do you do? Me:  I’m in the public relations business. Person:  Oh, so you help companies save face/you work with the media/you do advertising? Raise your hand if you’ve ever had a conversation like this.  Yes, that probably means you…we’ve all been there. It’s fascinating […]

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Finally!

Finally!

Finally! I cannot begin to describe how excited I am to launch this blog.  I hope you share my enthusiasm, and check back often as I rant, rave, review and reflect in the days to come. Here are some of the main reasons for my excitement: The […]

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Why MLB Had to Suspend Cole Hamels

Welcome back to The Sports Ace, where we have a four-homer game at least once a season. Last week, Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels was suspended five games by Major League Baseball for intentionally beaning young phenom Bryce Harper of the Nationals.  A lot has been made of […]

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