Managing Stress & More

During the March 6 #solopr Twitter chat, independent PR pros discussed recommendations for new clients, managing stress, and handling difficult client contacts. In addition to the downloadable transcript in PDF, the following highlights some of the most popular tweets from the chat: #SoloPR Chat Highlights – 3/6/2013 Be …

A matter of life and death for PR Pros

Recently, a new study found that (as in previous studies on men) women with high stress jobs have a significant increase in their risk of having a “cardiovascular event” – an almost 70% increase in heart attack risk, and nearly 40% more likely to have …

Gone Fishing

    Those of you who have followed this blog for a while know that I believe regular breaks are critical for preventing burnout and enjoying a long-term, successful career as a Solo PR Pro.  I’ve been preaching the importance of vacations for years. For …

Superheroes Don’t Exist

Family emergencies can serve as a reminder that there is much more to life than work – these times can offer an amazing opportunity to pause and reflect on our own priorities. Unfortunately, even during periods of grief or illness, we tend to measure ourselves …

Dealing with Stress

Lately, there seems to be a recurring trend among many independent PR consultants – stress! For most of us, it comes as no surprise that PR was recently named among the top 10 stressful fields. With so many of us feeling stressed out, and since …