Many Computers; One Life – How I Synchronize My Information

Many Computers; One Life – How I Synchronize My Information

I have two computers at home – my desktop and my laptop – and my work computer. All of these used to have different sets of information on them. Different files, different contacts, different everything. No longer. This is how I keep my life in sync.

From Corporate To Agency – Reflections On My First Day In A New Job

From Corporate To Agency – Reflections On My First Day In A New Job

Today was my first day in my new job, so how did it go? Bottom line: I loved it. From start to finish, my new colleagues were friendly, helpful and made me feel like I’d already worked at Thornley Fallis for years.

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 12 – Budget

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 12 – Budget

Unfortunately, even the most basic communications approach comes with costs attached. In a corporate communications plan, the budget section details these.

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 11 – Issues

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 11 – Issues

Issues management is all about catching problems before they become crises. Your communications plan should help you to prepare for that.

Don’t Believe Everything You See

Don’t Believe Everything You See

Multiple newspapers including The Los Angeles Times, The Financial Times and NYTimes.com published a photograph of Iran’s recent missile test today. The photograph shows four missiles moments after their launch. The problem? It appears only three missiles were successfully launched.

Molson Gives A Crash Course In Relationship-Building

Molson Gives A Crash Course In Relationship-Building

Every so often you see something that makes you sit up and think, “wow, these guys are on the ball.” I saw that from the folks over at Molson this week.

Why Social Media Is Like Distance Running

Why Social Media Is Like Distance Running

Believe it or not, social media has a lot in common with distance running.

You Know You Need Media Training When…

You Know You Need Media Training When…

Courtesy of my soon-to-be-colleague Bob LeDrew comes this video of RyanAir CEO Michael O’Leary at a news conference. As Bob...

How To Set Up A Simple Online Monitoring System

How To Set Up A Simple Online Monitoring System

Before your organization launches a blog, before you start playing with Facebook, before you even think about Twitter, you should be listening to what people are saying about you.

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 10 – Tactics

How To Write A Good Communications Plan – Part 10 – Tactics

You know your goals; you know what you're saying; you know who you're talking to. You need to decide how to say it. How are you going to reach the audiences you've selected?