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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...

#WordtotheWise: Critical/Crucial/Key/Vital

When is “important” important enough to be critical, crucial, vital or key? Or, to take the reverse, why is it not enough anymore to be “important?” It is! VCP, VVP and VKP just don’t have the same ring to them as VIP. While synonyms offer...

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

A solid communications strategy starts with prioritizing your internal audience One of the most overlooked types of communications for companies is addressing their internal audience. In my 22 years of professional business experience, I have rarely seen a client have really solid internal communications. Across the...

“Hell-on-Wheels” Crisis Communication Strategies

Three Strategies For Moving Forward I just returned from my fourth annual Cycle Oregon trip last week.  If you are not familiar with Cycle Oregon, you should be. The organization coordinates a week-long trip for more than 2,000 bicyclists each September through a different region of Oregon (often...

Start 2015 Off Right…With a PR Plan!

At LT Public Relations, we are firm believers that good PR doesn't just happen—it takes thoughtful analysis and planning. The end of one year and the beginning of the next is an ideal time to take a step back and review the current state of...

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...

From Tanks to Banks: A Journey to LT Public Relations

I thought a blog post would be a great way to introduce myself. Obviously there’s a Reader’s Digest version of my life under our bios on the LT PR website, but I still wanted to take a second to put a bit more of myself out there –...

Merger & Acquisition Communications for HR Professionals

M&A activity is increasing across several key industries and many companies are turning to HR to fulfill the communication needs of the integration process.  Internal communication to employees is the secret to making an M&A deal truly successful, and LT Public Relations provides M&A communication...