From My Inbox: PR

Random interesting & useful 💩 pulled from the myriad of emails which land in my inbox.

From My Inbox: PR

When I do espouse a view on PR, it is usually a rant - and I guess some folks like those PR rants of mine - Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Public Relations 2023 (Thinkers 360)

If you need one of my PR rants, check out Building Relationships And Rebuilding PR + Publicity (Video) or The Unlucky Seven: PR Pitch Fails (And How To Avoid Them) (blog) or Got A Media Story? Save Your Email — And Your Money (blog)

Now, after that PR interlude let’s get onto the regularly scheduled 💩

  • Are you at a Midlife crossroads? Join my friends Dana and Wendy of Camp Reinvention for a free 90-minute masterclass to get clear on what you want (and strategies to conquer what is holding you back!).
  • Today’s the day! Deadline to apply to be a speaker at the 2024 Women in Tech Summit.
  • Foundations of Wellness Teaching - free event with Liza Kindred, founder of Holy Shift.
  • Neo is looking for an investment associate (if working with startups, supporting a VC firm’s portfolio companies is on your 2024 vision board, this opportunity could be the thang you’re seeking).
  • Sunday Business Sermon: Developing Your Author Brand. Join author branding expert Andrea Guevara and Jane Friedman for a lively talk with plenty of time for Q&A. (free webinar)
  • Board Boot Camp with The Fourth Effect. A workshop, panel discussion and networking exercise on how to initiate your board career and build your ideal advisory & governing board.
  • From Lines to Laughs: Women+ on Men Panel Discussion (Society of Illustrators)
  • New Year, New Heights: Virtual Vision-Setting Workshop with WIN (Women In Innovation)
  • For founders in Berlin, Jan 25 gather IRL with FFVC, Techspace + TooPloox for Beyond Borders: Strategies for Startups Growing Globally

We don’t own our digital lives, and we have very limited control over what the real owners do with our creations.

  • A requiem for TinyLetter (Lady Business)
  • The rise of the ‘no-wash’ movement (BBC)
  • Pistachios Are Quiet Luxury (Taste)
  • Incoming: Galette season (The New Paris Dispatch)
  • An augmented-reality filter reveals the hidden movements all around us (Aeon)

Whereas mindfulness is about being present in the moment, niksen is more about carving out time to just be, letting your mind wander wherever it wants to go.

  • The Dutch solution to busyness that captivated the world (BBC)
  • The grit of cacti and the drumbeat of time shape a sculptor’s life philosophy (Aeon)
  • A Cacio e Pepe Gets Drunk and Breaks the Rules (Taste)
  • South Bronx Rising (online with Open House New York)
  • Open House: Tzu Chi Center for Compassionate Relief (in-person with Open House New York)

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