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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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For My Birthday, Please Pronounce “February” Correctly

Who put the “you” in “February”? This is my month and I wish you would pronounce it correctly. My birthday — the first of the month — ushers in 28 (or 29) days of the most mispronounced period on the … Continue reading

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National Weather Service Caves in to Chicago TV Weather People

Perhaps I missed the Call for Entries in an obscure award competition, but is someone giving prizes for the worst snowstorm in history? Maybe Chicagoans are desperate for another national championship (after winning the 2010 Stanley Cup), or possibly we … Continue reading

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