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Arleen Porcell, MS, APR Imagine if you were in this situation: At an all-hands meeting, your director announces that the office will be relocating within a year. You volunteer to be part of the planning committee but don’t get a response. Throughout the year, the rumor mill among employees starts growing. You voice your concerns … Continue reading Tips to Prove your Worth During Changing Times
By Jamie Stark How many relationship break-up stories include the phrase “it’s not you, it’s me?” When it comes to clear communication, the opposite is true. It’s not so much about the “me” that is the writer or speaker, rather it’s more so about the “you” that makes up your audience. I’ve been a volunteer … Continue reading In Clear Communication, it’s Not all About Me—It’s About You!
By Kim Renay Anderson In the Public Affairs arena, it is no secret that it can be challenging at times to work with the media, especially during a crisis or “hot level” issue (and the media is having a field day crucifying your agency daily). As a former journalist, I understand the perspective/determination of reporters … Continue reading Media Tips from a Veteran PAO