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Guest Post: What I Wish I Knew Going into College

A nearby conversation caught my attention during a recent subway ride. Three gents were talking about starting their freshman years of college. My initial thought was, “Lucky.” After that, I got to thinking about how I was feeling at their age about my upcoming new life chapter. Don’t take anything for granted. People say your… Continue reading Guest Post: What I Wish I Knew Going into College

Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media

Improving Yourself as a PR/Social Media Pro

When it comes down to it, we don't know everything (Captain Obvious statement). From time to time, we are challenged with strategies, tactics, and platforms that are new to us. So what do you do? While this may sound like an easy enough answer, finding trusted pros and avenues to get educated (or re-educated), can… Continue reading Improving Yourself as a PR/Social Media Pro

Hot Topic, Inspiration

What I’ve Learned So Far

Over the last few weeks, I've begun to do some soul-searching. This has nothing to do with being unhappy or frustrated. It has everything to do with challenging myself to be better, to learn more and to understand the business I've started. I was watching "Life After Top Chef" on Bravo the other night. Each… Continue reading What I’ve Learned So Far

Hot Topic, Inspiration, Job Search, Personal Branding

My inspiration is YOU!

It's been over a week since I let go from my job. While it's not a time where I've kicked my heels and celebrated, I have relished the new opportunities that are out there. While getting ready to work from home yesterday, I saw this Tweet from friend Stephanie Florence (@StephanieFlo): I didn't know anything… Continue reading My inspiration is YOU!

Guest Blog, Inspiration, Personal Branding, Social Media

Guest Post: Still Learning Two Years Out

(Jas' note: I'm happy to have Stephanie Florence back to guest post on the blog. As college seniors wrap up their college careers, Stephanie has some great advice in moving forward.) I’ve been out of college for two years. Looking back, the time feels both long and as though it’s all happened in a blink.… Continue reading Guest Post: Still Learning Two Years Out

Guest Blog, Inspiration, Public Relations

Everything you need to know can be learned at a wedding

(Jas' note: I'm thrilled to have Stephanie Florence offer a guest blog.  She's currently working at JSH&A Public Relations in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. and writes a terrific blog of her own.  You can connect with her on Twitter @StephanieFlo. After a recent wedding, she was inspired to write this post.) The rituals of a wedding… Continue reading Everything you need to know can be learned at a wedding