By Becca Hary After graduating from college, I packed my Volkswagen and drove straight from South Bend to Chicago. I was ready to conquer the world, not just the Windy City. That drive to my new apartment in Wrigleyville was more than 20 years ago. While life and work can be a roller coaster, I’ve…… Continue reading Practical Advice from the Diary of a ‘PR Girl’
Life After 5: Stretching the 37% of Your Week Actually Devoted to You
Since recently finishing graduate school and accepting a full-time position, I’ve learned to become more intentional in how I manage my life outside of work. I never thought I’d say this but, let’s do some math. There are 168 hours in a week. If you work 40-50 hours a week and get eight hours of…… Continue reading Life After 5: Stretching the 37% of Your Week Actually Devoted to You
Are You a Specialist or a Generalist?
Are you a Generalist or a Specialist? Why should you care? As a former PRactitioner and current mentor to business owners, I can address both topics. According to Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, a “word association” assessment determines if you are a Generalist or a Specialist. During this brief quiz, you reply with the first thoughts…… Continue reading Are You a Specialist or a Generalist?