Public relations or PR as we see it is as important for businesses as it is for everyday people. We all need to navigate our personal relationships and communicate well and honestly, even when it’s difficult, and especially in the face of problems. If you boil PR down to its essence, it’s just about relating well to your publics. Good PR is about putting forth who you really are in a truthful way with the intention of a lasting, positive, peaceful outcome. If we all entered into relationships that way, think how different our life and our world would be!

How To Get Your Wife to Stop Nagging You

I once conducted a marketing training to a group of business professionals. During the training I shared that repetition is critical for audiences to retain messages, and that an individual needs to hear a message at least six times for them to understand and act on... read more

Top 5 PR Fixes of 2015

Family relations involving children, divorce, social media and hurricane planning were the topics of the most read PR Fixes this year.  In case you missed them or need a recap, check out the top 5 The PR Fix for the Everyday Person posts of 2015: 5 Rules of Common... read more

17 Ways to Shake Off the Holiday Funk

Do you ever fall into the holiday funk?  You know what we mean, that feeling of being overloaded with obligations and activities during the end of the year.  The holiday funk can also be brought on by feelings of loneliness or sadness due to a loved one who has... read more

Get Uncomfortable to Move Forward

When we experience challenging times, such as dissatisfaction with a job or a breakdown of a relationship, it often feels like there are no good options.  You may feel exasperated because you don’t know what next step to take or if everything will work out when... read more

How Not to Overindulge During the Holidays

  I’ll admit it. I am so guilty of overindulging in many ways during the holidays.  I usually end up wearing leggings everyday after the New Year because my pants feel a bit too snug from all of the food I consumed. Over-eating, over-scheduling,... read more

The PR Fix for the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a season filled with fun and cheer. However, it can also be a stressful time given full schedules, parties, presents, and more. Here are 5 PR Fixes to help you navigate through and have a happy holidays: Start early – Whether... read more

What Kids of Divorce Want Their Parents to Know

Many of us come from families in which our parents have gotten divorced.  Children of divorced parents experience mental, emotional, and even physical strain that weighs heavy on them, not only in the early stages of divorce but also in various ways for the rest of... read more

How to Best Communicate with Senior Citizens

My grandfather has a bit of difficulty hearing sometimes, especially when he chooses not to wear his hearing aid (chuckle, chuckle).  Phone conversations with him can be challenging and involves a lot of yelling and eventually spelling out words on my end.  Once a... read more

Spare the Sarcasm

I’ve noticed lately that sarcasm has become pervasive in our society. No matter what a person’s background, situation, level of affluence, race, creed or any other defining characteristic, almost everyone expresses some level of sarcasm. Usually, it’s cloaked in... read more

Connection is Key

Jenny recently happened upon a blog post by Rob Myers titled “There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It,”  and she immediately shared it with me.  What Rob asserts in the post is revolutionary and instantly makes so much... read more



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