Category Archives: Creativity

The Day I Quit the Best PR Job in Chicago to Start My Own Company

Exactly 15 years ago — on Feb. 1, 1999 (my birthday!) — I walked away from the best PR job in Chicago. At the AAA-Chicago Motor Club I was vice president of public affairs, nearing my 18th year of service. As … Continue reading

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Core Concept: Key Ingredient for Blogs, Facebook and More

Dear Mr. Communicator: Should I blog? Should I be on Twitter? — an executive looking for inspiration When clients ask me these questions, the answer is almost always, “do you have something to say?” In other words, if you don’t … Continue reading

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3 Reasons I Won’t Give 3 Reasons

Man cannot live by bullet points alone I have this recurring nightmare that I’ve been found slumped over my keyboard. The medical examiner determines that my brain is riddled with bullet points. PowerPointization is evident everywhere. Even the TV newscasts … Continue reading

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