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Working From Home During a Blizzard? S’no Problem!

by Melissa Barry | January 27, 2015

If you live in the northeastern part of the United States and have been pummeled by snow over the past 24 hours, you are probably working from home today. However, a snow day doesn’t need to be a lost day. It can actually be a great time to concentrate, catch up and even get ahead. […]

PR: Creating And Sharing Ideas The Public Can’t Live Without

by David Gallagher | November 20, 2014

One of the biggest challenges of working in PR is explaining to your parents exactly what it is you do and, in my case, why. The usual definitions fall short, and PR people themselves can rarely agree. Get ten of us in a room and ask what we do, and you’ll get 20 different answers. […]

6 Ways You Can Be More Assertive in the Workplace

by Sara Garibaldi | August 13, 2014

As seen in Self Magazine… It can be intimidating (to say the least!) when it comes to sharing your ideas with colleagues and higher ups — especially if you are someone who is on the more introverted side. The good news: you don’t have to change your personality in order to have your voice heard. […]

Evolution of the PR Man/Woman

by David Gallagher | August 11, 2014

I recently spoke to a group of students visiting Ketchum’s London office about the evolution of the Public Relations industry and potential career paths within the field. This post is intended to share similar insights for other budding PR students looking to plot their careers in our fast-changing industry. The world of PR has changed […]

Three Podcasts To Feed Your Creative Brain

by Nancy Martira | February 22, 2012

I listen to a ton of podcasts – literally, one metric ton[i].  Between my subway commute, walking the dog, and not watching practically any television, podcasts are how I consume arts, culture, and keep my brain occupied while I’m washing the dishes. Here are some trusted favorites I turn to when I want to change […]

Ice and Whisky: There’s Much to Learn from Century-Old Stories from the South Pole

by Geoffrey Rowan | February 21, 2012

Harvard B School Prof. shows how polar explorers’ world looked like our “new normal” The South Pole has never seen so much traffic, 100 years after Norway’s Roald Amundsen and Britain’s Robert Scott famously (and tragically for Scott) raced to get there first. A steady stream of tourists are making their way to the deep, […]