#COVIDchaos week 3

On March 23, there were 42,000+ cases in the U.S., 83 in Kansas and 11 in our county. Monday, March 23 Today we should have been going back to school, but since all school buildings are closed for the remainder of the year, we get an extended spring break. Yesterday, our county voted against a … Continue reading #COVIDchaos week 3

No surprise marketing leaders are burning out faster

Earlier this year, I declared that marketing is exhausting. Now it's a proven fact! Well, not exactly, but AdWeek reports marketing officers tenures are getting shorter and shorter due to many factors, including high expectations. "Another reason for the trend could be related to what Welch called “inflated expectations” for CMOs as brands seek unicorn candidates … Continue reading No surprise marketing leaders are burning out faster

Marketing is exhausting

This is how I feel some days...marketing is exhausting. Any other communication pros feeling the heat to "know more and do more" with the same resources? 😩 When I first started in marketing and communications, social didn't exist, email was young, some organizations didn't even have a website, and data - what data? I needed to … Continue reading Marketing is exhausting

Slack Was Down…and We Survived 😱

With a team spread out in three offices in two states, Slack has become our lifeline. It was down yesterday, and we didn't know what to do. Communicate with the dreaded email? Have 16 3-way calls? Text? You see, Slack has become our team's go-to communication method. It works better than email, can be used … Continue reading Slack Was Down…and We Survived 😱