What’s Your Superpower?

January 29, 2015

Have you ever considered your superpower? I ran across this question in an article on MSN about CEO’s favorite interview questions, and it got me thinking — how would I answer this question? Most of us don’t think in terms of… Read more

How to Set and Reach Your Goals in 2015

January 2, 2015

How to set and reach your goals in 2015 is ‘top of mind’ for many of us as we begin a new year. It’s a time for resets, fresh starts, and imagining new ways of being. Many of us make New… Read more

Worst Fears? Public Speaking in Top 5!

October 23, 2014

Maybe you’ve heard of the new study from Chapman University on Americans’ worst fears. Turns out, it’s not just walking alone or a natural disaster.  Public speaking ranks in the top five! What is it about speaking in public that… Read more

Email PR Mess – Word of Warning

May 16, 2014

Have you seen the latest brouhaha and email PR mess regarding the ousting of New York Times Editor Jill Abramson? Of course, this situation is more complex than just emails — featuring gender pay gap questions, style of leadership, who was… Read more

Crisis Communications – PR Observations

April 22, 2014

Operating in ‘crisis communications’ mode is never fun. If only there were such clear warning signs posted like the one seen here so we could avoid negative press. It’s best to have a plan in place for your company or organization so… Read more

KOMO Helicopter Crash, Remembering a Colleague

March 18, 2014

It started with a text from my husband that read ‘someone said the KOMO helicopter just crashed near Seattle Center and cars are on fire.’ I immediately checked online, saw that it was true, and turned on KOMO radio, then… Read more

Betz Family Winery Spring Release 2014

March 10, 2014

What a weekend for the Betz Family Winery Spring Release 2014! After taking a hiatus for the past couple of releases (due to busy schedules), we were able to volunteer again for this spring release in Woodinville. It was great… Read more

KCSARC

KCSARC Tops 1000+ at Breakfast

February 28, 2014

KCSARC, the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, topped 1000 people at its Annual BE LOUD Breakfast – celebrating the hard work being done to end sexual assault and the silence around it. In fact, it’s remarkable to note that this is… Read more

How to Write a Press Release

How to Write a Press Release

February 24, 2014

Have you ever wondered how to write a press release? I find them to be a great way to share  information about an event, a book, or announcement to gain media interviews to further spread the word. (Some describe a… Read more

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