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Tribute to a Great Mentor, Don Kirchoffner

December 18th, 2013 · 5 Comments

TweetDon Kirchoffner (posthumously) is this year’s recipient of the Plank Center’s “Milestones in Mentoring” Legacy Award. This award recognizes those who have touched the lives of countless public relations professionals over the course of their exceptional career. Following a career as a public affairs leader for the U.S. Army, Don’s corporate career included the top […]

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Guest Post · Mentorship

Chicago PR Students Discover ‘The New York Way’

December 15th, 2013 · No Comments

TweetBesides confirming that Chicago pizza is better than its counterpart in New York, 45 DePaul University students returned from four days of agency, media and association visits in the Big Apple with a better understanding of The New York Way. Perhaps the biggest revelation from the special intersession course was the self confidence gained from […]

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Q&A With Mentorship Award Winner Nick Lucido

December 12th, 2013 · No Comments

TweetThis is the third in a series of articles about winners of the “Milestones in Mentoring” Awards. Despite what his friends may think, Nick Lucido does not spend his working hours lounging on plush leather couches in a bespoke three-piece suit, smoking cigarettes and sipping well-aged Scotch while dreaming up catchy slogans and creative PR […]

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Mentor Motto: Pay It Forward

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  This is the second in a series of articles about this year’s “Milestones in Mentoring” Honorees. John Deveney, founder of New Orleans-based Deveney Communication, says, “being mentored changed my life and I’ve always sought to pay it forward.” After receiving a Mayoral Fellowship in the Public Information Department for the City of New Orleans, John […]

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Mentors Thrive on Mentees Willing to Learn, Grow

December 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

Tweet  First in a series of articles about “Milestones in Mentoring” Award winners Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus of Ogilvy & Mather, has always focused on developing people she works with. As she says, “A company will only be as successful as the people who work for it.” When asked about her own mentor, says it […]

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