Category Archives: Media Training

Avoid Media Mishaps

  How do media mishaps take place? Take a look at this video of David Letterman’s Top Media Mishaps and see for yourself the hilarious ramblings of some prominent people and some tips on how to avoid them.  These are fun … Continue reading

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Lessons From Dad: Building Business with Conscience

****REPOST ALERT- ON BEHALF OF MY DAD’S 74th BIRTHDAY*** Recently, an article written in the Chicago Reader 23 years ago resurfaced online about the growth of my father’s pharmacy business.  The article highlighted how my dad built his business by trusting customers … Continue reading

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Second Grade Storytelling & Presentation Skills

The other day I watched my daughter present her ‘Trickster Tales’ (stories about animals who trick others) in front of parents and her second grade class. I sat quietly watching her entire class present their stories in front of an … Continue reading

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Tick Tock…Let Your Passion Make You Rock!

What makes you tick? Besides my family and Crossfit, I get excited about helping people improve during my media training sessions.  Last week, I had the honor of media training several extremely intelligent executives with one of the leading companies … Continue reading

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Thank you, Marco!

Thank you Marco Rubio for providing me fuel for my media training sessions today! There are lots of bloopers, but this very well tops it. During my media training sessions, I often train people on the non-verbal and the verbal communication … Continue reading

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The end of an Era for PR?

I have had many mentors throughout my career, but the people that really shaped my career were my supervisors* at Edelman Public Relations. Daniel J. Edelman, the Founder of Edelman Public Relations,  passed away Tuesday. Is this the end of an era? … Continue reading

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Crossfit and Public Relations Intersect

I love Crossfit. I’m addicted. Maybe the way I was addicted to aerobics in 1986, step aerobics in 1987, and pretty much everything from 1988 – 1992. If you knew me during this time, you probably saw me teaching at … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Great Media Training Session

I’ve conducted 5 media training workshops  this month and got  inspired to write this post. In order to have a successful interview practice session, it depends on both parties. Once you’ve decided to commit to media training, make sure you come prepared. Here’s … Continue reading

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