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Career Capsule: Zapwater CEO David Zapata, A Multi-Faceted Personality

February 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

TweetBy Rubai Soni Introducing, David Zapata: a dad; the Founder and President of Zapwater; a travel buff; an achiever; a team leader and an innovator. David founded Zapwater in 2004 and it has been growing ever since. David says, “who are we; we are the premier creative alternative agency in the USA, which focusses on […]

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‘Hidden Figures’ of Public Relations Honored at Black History Exhibit and Panel Discussion

February 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet “It’s too bad we never learned about her [Inez Kaiser] in school.”  “Really though.  I guess I’ll have to do my own research especially if I want to learn about someone in my field that looks like me.”  By Kevin O. Agyakwa It was those comments above by two African-American young women from a college […]

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How to Stop the ‘Ums’ and ‘Uhs’

February 19th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet We’ve all been there. In ameeting someone asks you an unexpected question that you don’t immediately know how to answer. As your mind searches for something to say, your mouth begins to speak. If you were to listen to a recording of your response, it would likely include a few “ums” and “uhs” as […]

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When a Risk-Averse Agency Leader Takes A Leap of Faith

February 7th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet   By Catherine Merritt As someone who has worked since she was in eighth grade (yes, I was the shampoo girl at Mary Sue’s Hair Design), going out on my own never felt possible, not even an option. I always gravitated towards stability, safe-roles and opportunities that would be around for years to come. […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers

Words Matter: How To Speak With Authority

January 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Tim Conway As Adjunct Faculty at Chicago universities for the past decade, I have witnessed endless presentations.  Being a generous grader who rounds-up, most productions barely earn a “C.” Reason for poor performance:  Undergraduates/MBAs bore audience through over-use of “fillers.”  Unfortunately, these bad habits carry forward to the workplace. A filler word or […]

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