Check out the latest round of interviews of Chicago-area business leaders by DePaul PR/AD graduate students on the Let Go & Lead website. During the spring term of my Leadership course, teams of two students each researched an interviewed these nine dynamic entrepreneurs and civic leaders: Jodi Fyfe, President, Paramount Events Jonathan Weiss, Founder &…… Continue reading Leadership Insights from Chicago Entrepreneurs
During my class visit last night to Chicago internal communications firm Gagen MacDonald, founder and CEO Maril MacDonald underscored my long-standing point of view on where to start your career–in the biggest city possible. “The bigger the city, the more opportunities to move around without eventually having to move to another part of the country,”…… Continue reading Think Big (City) When Starting Your Career
Leadership insights aplenty come from David Prosperi, Vice President of Global Public Relations, Aon plc, during his interview with DePaul graduate student Lindsey Barber. David was one of 17 business executives and public relations leaders who volunteered to sit down with students in my spring quarter leadership class. Results of the students’ research and interviews…… Continue reading Engagement Builds Collaborative Workplace
Rather than simply confining their final leadership presentations to fellow students and me, DePaul grad students worked with communications consulting firm Gagen MacDonald to share their efforts with a much broader audience–the world.
Two good friends–Nick Ashooh and Maril MacDonald–were honored last week by the Arthur W. Page Society for their service and leadership in public relations. Their acceptance remarks during the organization’s 30th anniversary conference in Boston provide current and future PR pros with important insights into what it takes to become a leader in our profession.…… Continue reading What It Takes To Be A Leader in Public Relations
Peter Debreceny Arthur W. Page Society Distringuished Award Winner, 2010 I discovered that curiosity was a good skill to have. Being curious about the world, what makes it tick, the economic and societal factors impacting the business you work for consult to – that’s an important perspective to bring to the communications solution that…… Continue reading Career Capsule: Peter Debreceny Says Curiosity Provides Important Perspective