With all that’s been written about the motivational forces behind decision making, I’ve read very little that addresses one of the more foundational drivers of action in our lives: curiosity. Continue reading
I don’t believe I’ve told anyone, but this blog is the product of one of my 2011 New Year’s resolutions. I had been fiddling with the idea of creating a space to engage with others about PR’s larger role in the world, and had been itching to make it happen. Thus, on June 11 and after weeks of planning and preparation, this blog was born.
So here we are, a year after that resolution. Things are looking good. What better way to end the year than to look at what’s been accomplished and what lies ahead? Continue reading
When you look at this fabric pattern, what jumps out at you the most — the white stripes, or the black net?
My guess is that your focus is on the white, as mine was. Interestingly, this goes against common convention, where white is often seen as negative, empty space, thus diverting the gaze to everything else.
Several times over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been asked the simple question: “What kind of work do you do?”
“I’m in public relations,” I respond.
Their responses often demonstrate a deep misunderstanding of the PR industry. Continue reading