Monthly Archives: June 2012

Inside PR celebrates its 300th episode

A version of this post was originally published on Inside PR 3.00. It's hard to believe, but this week we celebrated the 300th episode of Inside PR and what a ride it's been. I've done about 200 shows now and … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with advertising?

It’s too by the book. I mean if what I witnessed last week is any indication, the ad industry is more reluctant than ever to adapt to the new communications landscape. Maybe more so than PR, which has plenty of … Continue reading

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Are you a social media diver, jumper, wader or splasher?

How do you approach to social media? Some people gracefully dive in and make it look so easy. Others might try a running jump, though hopefully they're careful not to land on anyone.  You could wade in, slowly, one step … Continue reading

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A bolt of wisdom – business lessons from the fabric store

Many of you know I'm from Winnipeg and my parents were in the retail fabric business.  It was something my Dad started when he married my Mom and moved out west. My Dad wasn't formally educated but he was a … Continue reading

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Agency lessons I learned from Mad Men, part three

Well, another season of Mad Men has ended.  And who knows how long it’s going to be before the next one begins?  While many things have changed since the days when Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce was a force to be … Continue reading

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Using the rules of improv for better communications

I recently read Tina Fey's hilarious memoir Bossypants. And her personality, wit and charm are so interwoven into the writing and stories, it makes you feel like you know her – or want to hang out with her at a … Continue reading

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