Celebrate Networking

November 30, 2015

The holidays are here – and with them, come a host of opportunities for networking. A recent article in Entrepreneur points out that the season is filled with events ideal for networking and relationship building. In addition to traditional gatherings like… Read more

Focus Your Message in Interviews and Presentations

September 30, 2015

From The Three Little Pigs to omne trium perfectum (Latin for “everything is perfect in sets of three”), use of the number three to convey information has long been imbedded in our culture. Time is divided into three parts; a… Read more

Coping with Change: Embracing the New Normal

August 20, 2015

Have you ever felt like your life has been suddenly thrown into a blender? You’re gliding along and everything is lining up just perfectly and then – wham! You’re hit with not just one, but a multitude of challenges all… Read more

What is your non-verbal communication saying?

August 3, 2015

Have you ever stopped to think what your non-verbal communication is saying? We all know using correct grammar and enunciation can make a big difference in the effectiveness of written and verbal communications. But what about the myriad non-verbal signals… Read more

Brand Journalism

Brand Journalism: Tell your story

July 13, 2015

For a company or brand, using ‘brand journalism’ to tell your story can be an effective way to proactively communicate what you want known. Because let’s face it – with the overload of information bombarding us every day through emails,… Read more

Remembering President Elson Floyd, a true leader

June 25, 2015

The loss of Washington State University President Elson Floyd is a difficult one, not just for Cougar nation, but I believe, for higher education and for our state. Much has been written this past week of his leadership, including this… Read more

Women helping women succeed!

April 2, 2015

When recently asked by producers at KING 5’s New Day Northwest to participate in a segment about women helping women succeed in the workplace, I immediately said ‘yes.’ I’m passionate about helping people succeed, and work with a number of women… Read more

Media Interviews

New Study on CEOs and Media Interviews

March 16, 2015

  A new study on CEOs and media interviews is out, courtesy of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) that shows how important it is for American CEO’s to have an online presence. The survey shows “80 percent (of reporters) will… Read more