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Many monks prefer solitude and seclusion, but the community at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Ga. adheres to an ancient tradition of welcoming visitors and sharing their history and...
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December 10, 2013
Recently, I had the privilege to talk with some juniors and seniors at Georgia State University (GSU) who are interested in public relations/marketing as a career. It was a fun, meaningful evening. I...
November 27, 2013
A beautifully dressed, sage-infused turkey sits at the center of the table. Its warm aroma fills the room, blending perfectly with the sweet scents of cranberry sauce and cornbread. Savory casseroles...
November 8, 2013
It’s not that we didn’t want to include the guys, but this Jackson Spalding class was for the women of JS only.  No guy is going to admit he doesn’t know what a 3-4 defense is...
October 21, 2013
Nothing’s worse than someone telling you how scary the future is going to be. Especially if you feel like there’s nothing you can do about it. If you have kids who are going to grow up in...
October 20, 2013
Average – in all contexts – is officially over.   Does that statement seem a little dramatic to you? I hope you said “no” – because if you did, that means you...
October 18, 2013
I went to a two-day seminar on writing for the web at Usability Week 2013 recently. The conference was put on by the Nielsen Norman Group, and was one of the most fantastic sessions I’ve ever...
October 8, 2013
What do you want this ad to do? That’s the question advertisers will face starting today when launching a Facebook advertising campaign. The social network announced back in August that it...
October 3, 2013
After nearly five years of marketing and consulting in the construction industry, a master’s thesis and hundreds of editorial fact checks, I never imagined anything quite like my current PR...
September 19, 2013
She wore a long black dress, perfectly in tandem with long, dark, shiny locks. Perched atop an industrial stool at a high boy table, she candidly gabbed about her craft as a chalk artist (okay, more...
September 17, 2013
I am an eternal optimist … unless it comes to conferences.   We’ve all seen them: sharp, impressive people excitedly presenting new ways of thinking that feel profound. It’s...