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family; passions; productivity

Passion Points: What Drives You?

Healthcare PR, particularly in these politically turbulent and uncertain times, has become a 24/7 business. You’re expected to be supernaturally connected to your smartphone, your email, and all the key websites of the instantaneously changing news cycle. Not only is this unrealistic; it’s unwise, and even unhealthy. Research shows that a myopic and hyper-vigilant focus […]

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policy, government, politics, client service, news, information gathering, congressional, leaders, capitol hill

How to Stay Informed and Ahead of the Political Game

The dizzying pace of change in the Washington public policy climate under a new administration presents unpredictable challenges for those of us working in communications. Rapid-paced executive orders and seemingly contradictory announcements can create a chaotic information environment. But as communicators, we can’t let this hold us back from doing what we do best. We […]

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Adult businesswoman working at home using computer, studying business ideas on a pc screen on-line

The Art of Working Remotely

According to GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, 50% of the U.S. workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework, and approximately 20-25% of the workforce teleworks with some frequency. This is a more than 100% increase since 2005, and represents a major shift in workplace dynamics. Every industry is different, but in the world of […]

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mentor; growth; professional development

Invest in Women. Reap the Rewards.

Investing in women is not only smart, it’s vital to success. Professional organizations are critical for supporting and mentoring women, which is why I am thrilled to join the talented, skilled, and motivated group of women on the Washington Women in Public Relations 2017 Board of Directors. But I want to let you in on […]

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introducing yourself public relations

Introducing…You

Introducing yourself in a meeting seems easy enough. Then why do so many people fail to make the most of it, and sometimes even leave a bad impression? Some people talk incessantly about all their experience and accomplishments in what ends up putting off rather than impressing their listeners. Others give only the bare minimum, […]

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business success leadership

Four Tips for Successful Leaders

Focus. Confidence. Integrity. Passion. These are key qualities of effective leaders, as outlined in a highly useful presentation at a recent Public Relations Society of America luncheon in Charlotte, N.C. Establishing yourself as a leader is vital to building your role on your team, and advancing your career to the next level. It’s something that […]

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Dupont Circle fountain

Charting a New Course

My entire team and I are charting a new course and launching a new public relations agency that fosters creativity and growth while balancing fun and flexibility. We come to work every day driven by our passion for working on meaningful issues and making a difference. Opening The Reis Group has been met with excitement […]

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