Like college seniors today, I graduated into a recession where jobs in my chosen field were hard to find. It took three months, but I eventually landed a job. The job market is far more unpredictable this spring. In search of some optimism and tips for the Class of 2020, I talked with several PR…… Continue reading Agency Leaders Face PR Boom Pause, Create Innovative Program to Get New Grads ‘Agency Ready’
During my six years at DePaul University, it has been an honor to sit on the Commencement stage with my dedicated and talented colleagues as we celebrate the future talent of our profession. I’ve also enjoyed hearing from three friends—Al Golin, Richard Edelman and Marty Wilke–who received honorary degrees and shared important messages with graduates and their…… Continue reading 8 Life Lessons for 2017 Grads & The Rest of Us
Public Relations thought leaders Richard Edelman and John Onoda accept major peer recognition awards and propose bold suggestions to help the profession evolve.
I just finished reading an inspiring new book that gave me an even deeper appreciation for long-time friend and mentor Dan Edelman. Former Edelman staffer Franz Wisner traces Edelman’s development beginning with Dan’s very first client 60 years ago to today’s ranking as the largest public relations firm in the world. During a 60th anniversary celebration in Chicago last month…… Continue reading A Real World Textbook: Edelman and the Rise of Public Relations (aka ‘The Book of Dan’)
Daniel J. Edelman PR icon Dan Edelman turns 90 this weekend, and his son, Richard, paid tribute at a birthday celebration Wednesday by listing the 10 reasons for his father’s success. As a friend, former client and now competitor, I found these 10 principles to be quite moving and full of good advice for anyone pursuing a…… Continue reading Dan Edelman’s 10 Principles for Success