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Do You Need a Master’s Degree in Public Relations?

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By Kerry O’Grady As a professor in the M.S. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication program at NYU’s School of Professional Studies, people assume I’m pro-master’s degree for everyone. In fact, some even assume it’s a function of my job to encourage people to get an advanced degree. The assumption couldn’t be further from the […]

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Be More Productive by Being a Better Listener

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By Aaliyah Miller, Sr. Communications Consultant Are you fully present when you’re talking with colleagues, family, or friends? If you said, “no,” I’m not at all surprised. There are many distractions clamoring for your attention. If your day is something like mine you’re doing your best to manage work life with family priorities. The lines […]

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Is Being a Direct Communicator a Downfall?

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by Kerry O’Grady I’ve been in media for over 12 years. I’ve been teaching communication to undergrad and graduate students for seven of them. My personality precedes me in both work and personal life: I have no problem speaking my mind. In fact, it’s well-known you shouldn’t ask my opinion unless you want a completely […]

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Reputation Risk a Communications Imperative

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By Laura Kane, Chief Communications Officer, PRSA In a world where consumers are only a click away from access to information about organizations and people that may or may not be accurate, we need to make sure that we have a plan in place to manage our reputations, both personally and professionally. Many organizations have […]