Tag Archives: Counselors Academy

Training, networking and developing your personal academy

Do you consider yourself lifelong learner? I didn’t always see myself that way. Yet when I look back, I realize I started my own personal academy 10 years ago around the time I co-founded my agency. And it began with two things: … Continue reading

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Paul M Bowers: the importance of visual storytelling, part 1

In the beginning… I did not consider myself a visual person. In any way, shape or form. Having come from writing, I decided my blog would first and foremost be filled with WORDS. And if you look back to the earliest … Continue reading

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We’re all in showbiz – take two

A little more than a year ago, when I returned home from Counselors Academy conference in New Orleans, I wrote a post called We’re all in showbiz. Clearly this is something I associate with Counselors because it was the subject … Continue reading

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A tribute to Arthur Yann, APR

Many communications people were shocked over the weekend to hear the sad news that Arthur Yann, APR, vice president, PR, for the Public Relations Society of America died suddenly at age 48.  It was a tragic turn of events for … Continue reading

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Three reasons to attend Counselors Academy Conference

Since 2005, as many of you know, PRSA Counselors Academy has been my annual must-attend PR event. In fact, I get so much out of the conference I volunteered to be its 2012 conference chair. This year #CAPRSA is being held … Continue reading

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Social Media Barometer comes to PRSA Western District Conference

What Canadian wouldn’t want to be in Arizona in April? Especially when you can combine the idyllic weather with the high calibre programming Abbie Fink and Michelle Olson have curated for the PRSA Western District Conference, April 18 to 20. … Continue reading

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On the road – fall conference highlights

Thought I’d share a list of events I’ll be attending over the next few months: PRSA International Conference, San Francisco (October 14 to 16) – The largest gathering of PR professionals in the world and a first class line-up of … Continue reading

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Inside PR: 2.97: Jazzing it up NOLA style with Counselors Academy

This post was originally published on Inside PR 2.97. Live from New Orleans… well live to tape – Gini, Joe and I are together at PRSA Counselors Academy’s annual conference for agency owners/leaders (and we all had our parts to play…). The … Continue reading

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We’re all in showbiz

I've been thinking about this for a while…In social media, we're all in showbiz.   We have our stage, whether blogs, video or other networks. Our shtick, that is who we are, how we present ourselves and what we choose … Continue reading

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Sharypic: a real time online photo carousel at Counselors Academy

I first learned about Sharypic at the PRSA Digital Impact Conference, when Matthias Lufkens mentioned he used it a photo sharing platform at the World Economic Forum in Davos. It's a new site and few people in the room had … Continue reading

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