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Leading the Health and Wellness Discussion at PRSA International Conference Oct 20, 2019

Today was really special. I had the opportunity to share my health and wellness journey, as well as my thoughts on how my fellow public relations professionals can live their best life.

A true career highlight to speak at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) International Conference...

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Have I Introduced You to Lise Harwin, PR Hero? Oct 17, 2019

Lise Harwin, APR is an incredible example of someone who truly lives their brand.

I recently spoke with Lise, employee communications manager at the Port of Portland (Oregon). Lise is an expert in internal and employee communications. Recently, Lise and I realized that we share a similar...

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Guest Interview: Amy Rosenberg, Veracity for PR Talk Oct 15, 2019

Check out my interview with Amy Rosenberg from Veracity for her “PR Talk” podcast!

In this episode of the PR Talk podcast, Amy and I sit down to talk about my company, the story of my weight loss journey and how that personal transformation inspired me to help my colleagues live...

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Have I introduced you to Meghan Gardner, PR Hero? Oct 03, 2019

This week, I had the honor of chatting with Meghan Gardner, Vice President of Matter Communications here in Portland. Meghan recently moved to the area with her family from Boston, and we had a great chat on a number of topics:

  • What Meghan’s experience has been like moving to Portland

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Three Health and Fitness Tips for Conference Travelers Oct 01, 2019

In this issue of PRSA’s “Strategies and Tactics” I share my three health and fitness tips for conference travelers.

"The PRSA 2019 International Conference will be held later this month, Oct. 20–22 in San Diego, Calif. Every year that I attend the annual...

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My Journey With Peloton Oct 01, 2019

It was amazing to speak with Crystal and Tom O’Keefe on the Peloton fan podcast “The Clip Out” about my weight loss journey and my love for Peloton. Enjoy!

Typically, I only hear the word “Peloton” around June and July when the Tour de France is on. Peloton means...

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Have I introduced you to PR Heroes Tatiana Skomski and Colby Reade? Sep 05, 2019

I have a podcast series, Chasing the Sun! In my podcast episodes, I highlight the individual and hear their perspective on how they live their life and incorporate health and wellness.

I am honored to have recently spoken with two amazing friends and professionals, Tatiana Skomski and Colby Reade...

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3 Key Lessons from Portland's Internal Comms Pro Event (plus 1 bonus!) Sep 01, 2019

Recently, I was invited to participate in an event series here in Portland by a new organization called Internal Comms Pro. Internal Comms Pro was founded by Sara Jackson, who identified an opportunity to bring together internal communicators in major U.S. metros to discuss hot topics in our...

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"How to Take Back Control of your Health and Wellness." - July 2019 PRSA Strategies and Tactics Jul 01, 2019

I was honored to write for the July 2019 issue of PRSA’s Strategies and Tactics. Check out an excerpt here:

"In 2012, I found a jacket that I desperately wanted to buy. I was planning to lose a few more pounds in the coming weeks, so I bought a medium instead of a large. Only now, seven...

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"How I Saved My Health and Gave My PR Career New Meaning" - April 2019 PRSA Strategies and Tactics Apr 01, 2019

I wrote back in the April 2019 issue of PRSA Strategies and Tactics on “How I Saved My Health and Gave My PR Career New Meaning.” Check out an excerpt below:

"It’s 4:30 p.m., but it feels like midnight. You’ve just concluded your eighth conference call of the day, and a...

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