Schnake Turnbo Frank, a strategic communications and management consulting firm with offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, announced it has promoted David Wagner to partner and chief financial officer.Read More
It’s bad communication (not to mention, bad business) to over-promise and under-deliver. But what happens when the reverse is true? What happens when a company is doing great work, but inconsistent or unfocused communication leaves potential customers in the dark about their exceptional products or services?Read More
Writing is a dying art. I hear that all the time, but it’s not true.
The written word is still a very critical part of everyday communication. We send emails, we post Facebook updates and we answer text messages. We also draft blogs, produce annual reports and create “catchy” language for billboards.
That’s writing. It’s not a dying art; it’s an evolving one.
The announcement of Facebook Instant Articles is an interesting shift for the company, becoming a publisher of original content for The New York Times, National Geographic, BuzzFeed, NBC, The blog-22-image-400x250Atlantic, The Guardian, BBC News, Spiegel, Bild and others to be announced in the future.Read More
Do you ever feel overwhelmed when you try to get involved in your community? Do you feel like there are so many worthy causes to support that you couldn’t possibly choose just one? Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.”Read More
I am passionate about leadership. About being a leader and helping others be the best leader they can be. The Harvard Business Review recently posted an article entitled Three Leadership Traits that Never Go Out of Style. What most intrigued me about this article is that the author reflected on leadership traits he learned as a child.Read More
Community Relations is a two-way benefit for our society.
Those who participate in community relations gain the benefit of giving back to their community, while those who are on the receiving end are better off from a company’s donation of time, talent or treasure.Read More
Having the proper tools or tactics to measure the success of your company is just as important as achieving success itself. No matter your chosen field, business is a constantly evolving organism. Due to this constant change, the tactics and objectives used on your last project may or may not work on the next. One way to ensure you are being as efficient and profitable as possible is to implement a tangible system which measures your team’s overall success.Read More
In preparation for serving as the 2013 campaign chair for the Tulsa Area United Way, I toured its 62 partner agencies including Family & Children’s Services. I learned about their Women in Recovery program which helps transition the lives of women facing prison sentences for non-violent, drug-related offenses.
That’s where I met Nicole who shared her story.Read More