Archive: November 2008

The BlackBerry & the Bedroom: Where Do You Stand?

November 30th, 2008 by

Do you love your spouse more than a toaster? How about a pencil holder? OK, how about your PDA: Who do you love more? And therein lies the nut graph of the press release from the PR team at Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. To raise awareness of their new Wi-Fi lounges that allow business travelers… Continued

Dr. Jekyll, Meet Mr. Hyde

November 17th, 2008 by

In an article in this week’s issue of PR News, I wrote about a subject that I imagine is top-of-mind for many communications executives: hiring. But I wasn’t going for a how-to piece about recruiting strategies; rather, I was thinking about a few recent horror stories I heard from executives who interviewed a candidate for… Continued

Transfer of (PR) Power

November 11th, 2008 by

With Barack Obama visiting the Oval Office yesterday for the first time and President Bush slowly transferring what power he has to the incoming leader, it makes me think about our own succession planning in PR.  A lot of PR executives talk about this and are even mandated to come up with a plan.  Fortunately,… Continued