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How to Take Your Career from Social Specialist to Strategist

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become a strategistLast week I wrote a post on the career ceiling social media specialists, and all specialists for that matter, will eventually hit. Got some interesting comments and insightful conversation, which I’d urge you to check out. The one theme that stood out above all others was that many people have started their careers as specialists and would like to move into the strategist arena. But they aren’t sure the best way to go about it. Read the rest of this entry

Happys Flacks=Productive Flacks

As I spend more and more time gaining experience in the PR industry, and as I continue to befriend other flacks and get to know them professionally, I’ve managed to catch a “glimpse” so-to-speak into a wide variety of PR agencies.  Large, small, public, private, corporate, and consumer, it’s astounding how different every firm is.Read the rest of this entryRead the rest of this entry

It Takes All Types to Be a Successful Communicator

One of the things I love about the communications profession is the fact that while walking down the street, it’s often difficult to immediately pick us out from a crowd. Let’s be honest: You can usually tell with one quick glance when someone is a real-estate agent, lawyer or an account (perhaps because each requiresRead the rest of this entryRead the rest of this entry

From Sports to Tech PR: Finding New Career Passions

As a former sports PR guy, a career I immensely loved and was extremely passionate about, but also grew out of for many reasons (to understand a majority of those reasons, check out my friend Jeff Esposito’s excellent PRBC post about working in sports PR from Friday here), I have both fond memories of thatRead the rest of this entryRead the rest of this entry

The Social Media Lessons I’ve Learned

A similar version of this post can also be found at Legends of Aerocles. As I get ready to leave the job that I’m currently at and embark on a new and incredibly exciting opportunity, I’ve decided to do a little bit of reflection at the suggestion of David, one of my social media mentors.Read the rest of this entryRead the rest of this entry