Get it Out of Your Head

I heard this quote from David Allen two years ago and still think about it. "Your mind is for having ideas, not for holding them." We all live full and crazy lives. Between working, mothering, grocery store going and just  plain living, my brain can't hold any more information. If I don't write it down, … Continue reading Get it Out of Your Head

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 😱

Top 5 Hottest Jobs in Marketing

Our communications roles have changed, as have our job titles. Our marketing team of three has two of these "hottest jobs." But that leaves one of us, me, as just a "marketing generalist." Should I be worried? As CMO.com reports, "The company stands to gain a much better marketer who understands the big picture, and who … Continue reading Top 5 Hottest Jobs in Marketing

Journalists Need More than a Press Release From PR Pros

This was originally posted on CUinsight.com Your credit union has lots of great stories to tell. Getting those stories in the hands of journalists and influencers can be challenging. You may think journalists have email overload, just like everyone else. You are right, but consider this: according to a recent survey by PWR New Media, … Continue reading Journalists Need More than a Press Release From PR Pros

NORAD Santa Tracker: It all started with a little typo…

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has been tracking Santa since 1955...and it all started with a little typo. The story goes that an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. listed a phone number for children to call Santa. No one bothered to proofread the ad, and it was published with the phone number … Continue reading NORAD Santa Tracker: It all started with a little typo…