Leadership Series Features Student Interviews of Prominent Business and Civic Executives

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.

10 Surefire Ways to Brand Yourself

Jon HarrisMany public relations professionals are so busy working for their clients that they pay little attention to building their personal brands. Jon Harris, chief communications officer at Hillshire Brands, has been able to successfully juggle both, and have fun in the process. Beginning his career as an intern for a New York radio station…… Continue reading 10 Surefire Ways to Brand Yourself

Becoming a Great, Not Just a ‘Good’ Client

Today’s “Firm Voice” blog from the Council of PR Firms chronicles my evolution from client to agency practitioner, and discusses how I could have been a better client now that I know what I know from eight years of agency life.  Long-time friends Kathy Baughman (ComBlu), Dave Samson (Chevron) and Jon Harris (Sara Lee) also…… Continue reading Becoming a Great, Not Just a ‘Good’ Client