8 for 8: Love fosters grace and gratitude  

  Losing is inevitable. Serena Williams couldn’t close out her Grand Slam run at the U.S. Open. Michael Jordan didn’t always clinch the NBA Finals. Coach K doesn’t make it to the Big Dance every year. And Tiger Woods still hasn’t gotten his groove back. Highly competitive individuals have said, “Losers are the only ones who…

Ad agencies increase focus on progressive compensation, diverse talent

Source: O’Keefe, Reinhard & Paul, Chicago — AdAge 2015 Small Agency of the Year A few months ago, I shared some of the wisdom bestowed to me by Eric Mower, founder, chairman, and CEO of his namesake agency–advertising is challenging, emotionally and mentally taxing. While the conditions and playing field have changed over the past 47…

What happened when I tried to take the “Millennial Pledge” 

Humorist and Los Angeles Times columnist Chris Erskine’s so-called “Millennial Pledge” drew criticism from all corners of the Internet. Beyond the backlash, Steve Kovach, deputy editor, Tech Insider said it best: As a Millennial who once rejected the label, Erskine’s Millennial Pledge provided a means to reflect on ways I either validate or transcend the stigmas and stereotypes of American’s second-youngest generation (Oh…

Local college students advance diversity in pitch for IBERO American Action League PR campaign

Communication is a powerful tool. Its impacts are tangible — from influencing opinion to motivating actions — and frequently shapes the outcomes of politics, business, economics, culture, finance, education and society. For these reasons and more, it’s essential that increasing diversity within the communications industry remain a central aim of both private and public organizations….