Stay calm under pressure

Three mind-hacks to keep calm under pressure

The role of a marketer or communicator can be stressful. Reputations and revenues are at stake, budgets can be significant, deadlines short, outcomes uncertain and scrutiny high. It’s fun – but it can have its moments. So how do you cope? Here are three ways to manage your stress and avoid a meltdown.

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Top ten air travel essentials

Since I’ve been traveling a lot recently, I thought I’d share a few essentials: 1. Laptop privacy filter – if you plan to work in-flight, this screen guard will make sure your neighbor can’t read…

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Blog stress

Just wanted to reassure all those of you who have read today’s New York Times piece, that my prolific blogging is in no way impacting my health. Running a PR firm’s a killer though. Technorati…

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Ten ways to reduce stress

PR is inherently stressful. It’s highly task- and deadline-oriented, fast-paced, collaborative and rapidly-evolving. Any situation where a group of people need to cooperate with several other groups around detailed information within tight deadlines is a…