As public relations professionals, the best way to stay up to date with the industry is to curl up with a good read, whether it is a book, article or blog post. Take some of your free time during break to pick up one of the books reviewed below:Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life … Continue reading Must-Reads for the PR Pro: Succeeding in Organizational Leadership
“When you’re following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam shut at first.” No, these aren’t the words of an inspirational talk-show host or lines from a sappy self-help book. They are wise words from sharp-tongued PR maven Kelly Cutrone’s book, “If You Have to Cry, Go … Continue reading What I Learned from Kelly Cutrone
Summer is a time where most of us look forward to enjoying some well-deserved relaxation. However, between BlackBerries, iPhones, laptops and wifi it's difficult to completely disconnect. Have you ever planned on having a relaxing dinner, or on going to bed early, when you receive an urgent email that completely distracts you? I think we … Continue reading Hamlet’s BlackBerry: A Great Summer Read
If you read one book this month, make it Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office 101 by Lois. P. Frankel. This book includes great tips to get ahead in your career, by pointing out everything that women do in the office that stops them from getting ahead. My previous manager recommended it to me … Continue reading A Great Summer Read…or Anytime for That Matter
I just finished reading the book Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger, who is also the author of the book The Devil Wears Prada. It was a really fun and entertaining book, about a woman named Bette, who is fired from her dreadful banking job. Her Uncle gets her a job working at the hottest … Continue reading A bit of summer reading..