For many industries, mandatory leadership qualities are often discussed and dissected. Surprisingly, not too much research has been dedicated to leadership in PR.
We are well into the acceptance stage of Facebook Live as an outlet to help brands tell their story. However, there should remain a distinction between how public relations professionals employ the tool and how the every day social media user is marketed how to use it. Facebook has stressed how easy it is to use its live feature. And to their credit, it is. Or is it?
Our COO, Yvonne Hanak, pitched me a blog idea a couple weeks ago. She wanted to write a column about her recent experiences working with millennials.
This started as a typical rant against the younger generation of workers. Self-entitled and lazy, these ‘kids’ who expect a participation trophy (paycheck) and a big title just for showing up. A gross generalization you might say? Allow me to present four recent real examples of my experience with millennial employees:
This is the first in a series of blogs authored by KEF Media founder and CEO Kevin Foley. A 36-year veteran of the public relations agency business, Kevin shares his experience and insights with agency account managers. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
College football fans gather each Tuesday this time of year to see who is in and who is out of the college football playoff. Did your team win? Did they win enough? Do they have what it takes to earn one of the top ranks in the country? The ultimate goal: solidify yourself as one of four teams who get a shot at a national championship.
As a public relations agency account manager, I took over a beer client many years ago. As it happens, my client contact back then was also new.
At the core of successful public relations individuals, departments or agencies is the ability to communicate openly and freely. How we meet, develop and progress interpersonal relationships is the foundation for partnership. We’ve coined this professional relational development as networking.