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15 Top Blog Posts of 2015

December 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet I never get bored with the numerous year-end recaps of top news stories, events and milestones—especially those appearing in this blog. So, as Culpwrit approaches its 10th year – never missing a week, I spent a few hours yesterday reviewing this year’s 75 posts. As was the case in 2014, guest posts were quite […]

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Building Bridges and Paying It Forward

December 19th, 2015 · No Comments

TweetThanks to PRSA and publications editor Amy Jacques for running the following Q&A in the current issue of The Public Relations Strategist. I am deeply honored by the Gold Anvil Award recognition and the opportunity to share my pay-it-forward philosophy toward career and life.  -RC Setting the Gold Standard: Building Bridges and Paying It Forward […]

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Arthur W. Page Society Honors Edlund and Ovaitt

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet“There is no off switch for a leader.” Björn Edlund uses these words to describe great leaders. The expression very definitely applies to Björn and Frank Ovaitt, winners of career achievement awards at last night’s Arthur W. Page Society annual recognition ceremony at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago. Björn received the Page Society’s prestigious Hall […]

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Time to End Unpaid Internships

May 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tweet Increasingly, intern job descriptions are sounding more like full-time jobs. Case in point: Job Responsibilities • Create and organize media lists • Media monitoring of media placements and organize clippings • Research competitor PR activities and media coverage • Create social media content and maintain media calendar • Maintain monthly analytics report for all […]

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5 Ways to Build Greater Business Acumen

May 5th, 2015 · No Comments

Tweet By Matt Ragas and Ron Culp As PR professionals strive to become more trusted business advisers to the C-Suite, business acumen has become a critical competency for all levels of the profession. We conducted national research with our colleague, Dr. Nur Uysal of Marquette University, and found that 84.5 percent of senior communication executives […]

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