Just Hit Publish

I’ve struggled to keep up with my writing lately. I started writing a post every day for over 100 days. I accomplished that goal and things were humming along. Then all of a sudden, I started to falter. What happens when you write that much is a lot of awesome stuff: – I started being…

Learned from Failure – Why You Should Never Send Negative Emails

I’ve learned a lot about what makes for good communication in business. I’ve also learned about what makes for really poor communication that results in anger, drama and failure. There’s one philosophy that has consistently proven true for me, in multiple jobs, over multiple years with many different kinds of people. Negative emails make for…

How to Make Other People Feel Good About Themselves

Want to make friends and build a strong network? Want to be the person that people want to spend time with? Want to earn someone’s trust and respect? Want to be that manager that everyone loves and enjoys working with? There are a few people I’ve met in my life that I have a deep…

7 Lessons Learned from Getting Press for our Startup without Pitching

Photo cred: Coal Miki

This post originally appeared on PRTini. It was 6 years ago I was first introduced to the world of PR. I picked up an internship for Ruder Finn Interactive where I continued to freelance for about a year. At the time, twitter was just becoming known, blogger outreach was still considered an “innovative approach” and…

CMX Summit – A Full Day Event to Help You Become an Exceptional Community Builder

It’s been a little quiet on this blog for the last week. I took some time off for the holidays, but I’ve also been heads down working on a side project. That project is being announced today. It’s a new event focused on building true community. Here’s the announcement, originally posted on TheCommunityManager.com: Today we…