A Humorous Look at Client Maneuvering

When you’re an independent consultant, eventually you’ll experience one or more of the “negotiating tactics” hilariously illustrated in this video (hat tip to Brad Fitzpatrick, where I first saw it). In this economy, unfortunately such tactics become even more common. The video isn’t just funny, …

To Partner or Not to Partner

This is a guest post from Laura Silver, a senior communications counselor with experience spanning both domestic US and global healthcare communications. She founded LAS Communications Inc. on the principle that quality work is an outgrowth of deep strategic insight that can only be acquired …

Guest Post on PRos in Training

I was thrilled to be asked by leading PR academic Kelli Matthews to write a guest post for her blog, PRos in Training. In it, I propose that the changes in public relations create a unique opportunity for emerging and experienced PR pros to join …

PR Consultants: Indulge in the Guilty Pleasure

If you’re like many these days, you’re probably spending a lot of time seeking new business and slogging it out with client work to pay the bills. Solo PR Pros, like the rest of the world, are under more pressure than usual, so we need …