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October 28, 2011

TGIF: PR Horror Stories

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

In public relations, horror stories usually mean something has happened out of our control with a difficult or “no-win” solution.  But often the most terrible tales leave something to be learned. In honor of Halloween here are some hair-raising stories from an array of PR pros. Where is everyone? – The PR team for an…
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September 2, 2011

TGIF: 12 Signs It’s September at a PR Firm

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

1. Clients who haven’t pulled the trigger on anything now want it yesterday. 2. Media can longer pretend they’re on summer vacation. 3. Staff start to hint around about “Autumn Friday” early closings. 4. You suddenly panic about holiday programs. 5. All your pitches seem to contain sports metaphors. 6. You crave new notebooks and pens for meetings….
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August 9, 2011

Tuesday Tips: “Reel” Life Help in the Workaday World

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

Next time you watch a movie, enjoy it not just for its entertainment value, but its “teachable moments” which can often translate nicely to the workplace. Selective stalking: Don’t think your next big client is at your cousin’s brother-in-law’s boring wedding? Think again. Weddings and parties are great networking opportunities as Melanie Griffith famously found…
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July 12, 2011

Tuesday Tips: How to dress for (PR) success

by: in: creativity, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

In the New York PR world, being fashionable and dressing appropriately needn’t be mutually exclusive. In my experience you should treat your work wardrobe like a PR campaign: first, know your “target audience!”  Do you work for a very corporate company that demands formal dress or a funky downtown firm that appreciates the fashion-forward? Get…
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May 27, 2011

TGIF: This 3-Day Weekend Wind Down with a Twist

by: in: creativity

Make this Memorial Day memorable.  According to about.com vacations are important for more than just fun.  They help promote creativity, stave off burnout, keep us healthy, and promote overall wellbeing. So this Memorial Day avert the ordinary and take the road(s) less traveled. Embrace the odd. America is full of unique Americana. For example did…
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