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The Fear, Self-Doubt and Infinite Rewards of Paternity Leave

This past weekend Canadians celebrated Thanksgiving, and for me it was a special one as this was our first Thanksgiving...

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Lessons along the road: 5 career pointers for new graduates

I recently had the honour of speaking at Seneca College‘s “Make it Happen” event for about 400 of their marketing...

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In Search of Hiring Excellence: Choosing the Best from the Best

Building a successful team is one of the most important things you do as a manager, but it is also...

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My Team Makes Me Uncomfortable – And That’s A Good Thing

Seven years. It’s a long time in the agency world. In an industry where 25% turnover is (sadly) often the...

How Lean In got me thinking

If you haven’t read Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, you probably should. It’s an entertaining and insightful read that raises...

15 top tips for a successful PR career

Here are 15 top tips for success in a public relations career.

It’s A Small World

It’s A Small World

Last September I had a chance encounter in Montreal. I was in town for PodCamp Montreal, walking along the street...

How To Ruin (Or Build) Your Personal Brand

How To Ruin (Or Build) Your Personal Brand

A little while back I was invited to keynote at a young professionals’ event in Hamilton, on the topic of...

“Millenials In PR” Debate Goes Both Ways

“Millenials In PR” Debate Goes Both Ways

In recent days, several smart people (Bill Sledzik, Todd Defren… and again, Ryan Stephens) have written posts either addressed to...

14 Key Skills & Attributes For New Public Relations Professionals

14 Key Skills & Attributes For New Public Relations Professionals

Public relations has changed significantly over the last few years. Even if you don’t buy into the idea that online...

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