Internal Communication

Crisis Management: Working with Bees

I’m a beekeeper so I’m very comfortable around bees, and I’ve proudly managed to (mostly) avoid getting stung from the two hives in our yard. I attribute this to having a plan and a sense of steadiness around the bees that works the majority of...

PRSA Health Academy Conference: Key Takeaways

I recently had the privilege of attending the Public Relations Society of America’s 2015 Health Academy Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Aside from returning to my home state—the land of milk and honey, LeBron James and, more importantly, Urban Meyer and THE Ohio State Buckeyes—the conference was...

The Holidays and Company Morale

The holiday season is in full swing and, I have to say it, it really is the most wonderful time of the year (cue jingle stuck in my head the rest of the day). In fact, research from TrackYourHappiness.org reports people are happier than usual...

One Year in Public Relations

I recently hit my one-year mark of full-time employment at LT Public Relations. Wow, how time flies! It feels like just yesterday I arrived as an intern, nervous about everything from grammatical errors in emails to eating lunch at the proper time. Today, I’m a lot...

How to Announce an Upcoming Merger

You recently received a memo from your company’s board of directors saying your business is merging with another (cue the ominous music as all the hypothetical scenarios, questions and concerns race through your mind). As the communications representative, you’re in charge of getting the word...

Death *to* PowerPoint: 6 Tips to Deliver

We’ve all been there: That meeting or presentation that was supposed to be 30 minutes but has dragged on to more than an hour and the presenter is only halfway through their material. Worse yet, they are using the dreaded PowerPoint. In the Army we called...

How to Get More From Your Next PR Campaign

The importance of ROI and measures related to PR has garnered a lot of attention in recent years. Proving PR’s value to C-suite executives is always an important part of managing an account or department. At LTPR we’ve found that in order to show value and...

LT Public Relations Welcomes Mary-Frances Makichen as Writer/Strategist

The team at LTPR is happy to welcome Mary-Frances Makichen as our writer/strategist. Makichen will provide copywriting and editing, plus content and communication strategies to clients. “What attracted me to LT Public Relations was the high quality of their work and commitment to providing outstanding service to...