Conversations That Matter
A California tax consultant was recently indicted for allegedly impersonating a congressional staff aide. For all current and former congressional staffers (me included), this must generate a chuckle. Why impersonate someone in a job that includes endless days of listening to constituent inquiries, legitimate opinions and semi-coherent rants?
As I stated in my last blog post, I am a tech geek. I am fascinated with learning about new start-up companies and social media tools. Here are a few new social media tools I have read about recently on my favorite tech news websites and have seen on my social media feeds.
Defining a brand can be challenging, but at MGA, we define it as how you feel about an organization. So how do you feel about the New Orleans Saints? If you follow football, I would imagine it is very different than how you felt about them two or three years ago.
I’ve seen a lot of posts lately about the need for public relations professionals to be curious and stay informed in order to succeed in their careers. But how do you cultivate curiosity? One way I do this is by trying new things. In recent years, this has included Spanish, English horse riding, triathlons, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, knitting, and crocheting. Earlier this month, I learned how to shoot a handgun.
Companies are continuously thinking of how to integrate their products, services and communications into giving and receiving information in real-time. Now, the road maintenance industry has found a solution to sharing data in real-time through a mobile system.
Each spring, Public Relations Organisation International (PROI), MGA’s international network of independent public relations firms, has its annual meeting. The meeting is a terrific opportunity to further both our global understanding of what is happening in public relations and continue building strong relationships with our colleagues from firms in major markets on six continents.
When the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff hands out an award to an employer it must mean the award is pretty important. It also means no global military conflict is going on that requires his presence in the War Room.
It was all smiles last night for MGA and its clients from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal at PRSA Colorado’s annual Gold Pick Awards, at which three of our client contacts were recognized as the 2012 Businessmen of the Year.
Imagine you are interviewing for a position at your dream company. You answered all the questions and solidified yourself as the best candidate for the position. However, the interviewer has one last topic to go over. They would like for you to give them your username and password to your Facebook account. What would you do?