Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday appointed Tulsan Becky J. Frank to the Oklahoma Arts Council. Frank is chairwoman, chief executive officer and managing partner of Schnake Turnbo Frank, a public relations and management consulting firm. The Legislature created the council in 1965 to encourage art. It receives appropriations from the Legislature and the National Endowment […]Read More
Inclusion and diversity programs are likely to make everyone uncomfortable, but advocates said the tension is worth the benefits to employees and the bottom line. Experts spent the day explaining to Oklahoma’s business leaders how to face that awkwardness, how to implement programs, how to keep them going and how to gauge their success. Hundreds […]Read More
from Jim Morgan, Senior Vice President of Communications, Tulsa Regional Chamber LRA Tulsa Class 3 (Fall 2016) As a regular attendee of professional development seminars and workshops, I found the Schnake Turnbo Frank Leadership & Reputation Academy to be a truly superior learning experience. Both its curriculum and its environment were outstanding. From a curriculum […]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.
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