How much weight do you place on your internal communication processes? Whether you are conscious of the ways you communicate internally or not, there is a process. Processes are built over time and consist of whatever we do that gets the job done. However, that doesn’t always make them effective.
My work in communications with NGA 911 has given me a unique view of public safety. I have the privilege of sitting in calls with Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) directors across the country to learn more about the challenges they face in bringing better 9-1-1 to our communities. As
Working from home sounds like a blessing — until it’s not, right? At first blush, it sounds great… roll out of bed and sit in PJs all day. Or do a load of laundry between calls. No more annoying run ins with that chatty co-worker, or making small talk while
I am especially sentimental this time of year. And not because of Christmas, but because of the upcoming New Year. I spend the last 30 days of the year looking back at the goals I’ve set over the past five years and thinking about what I want for the future.
Have you ever done something ridiculous to fit in? One of my favorite things to do on a lazy Sunday afternoon is to watch Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday while cooking dinner or milling about the house. I love most of the guests and stories, but my favorite episode ends with
Video marketing – ugh, one more thing to learn, right? In my line of work, I find that many people push back on video. Let’s be real; if you are new to video marketing, it can be intimidating. Everybody feels weird about the sound of their voice and the way
Earlier this year, I was approached by a potential client that wanted to hire me to do targeted marketing to nonprofits. We had two calls to determine if I was a good fit. Once we determined that my background could serve the skills of the organization, the executive proceeded to
My husband, Tim, was diagnosed with cancer on July 28, 2018. Our time together after diagnosis was a beautiful disaster. This is the 22nd day after my husband passed away from the complications of cancer treatment. Today I went to the camper we shared next to Timmy’s favorite lake in