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21 May 2009

Adam Lambert and the Purple Cow

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I was not a happy camper last night after “American Idol” aired.

It’s not that I dislike Kris Allen; he seems like a very sweet guy. But Adam Lambert has been the reason I re-engaged with the show after several years, so when Kris was given the crown, my shoes somehow ended up near the TV.

Following that, I spent about 20 minutes convincing one of our dogs that “it’s ok, Mommy’s not mad.”

I know, I know. And yes, I’m better now.

I know I’m not the only one […]

15 May 2009

The Ragan Experience

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Last week I had the pleasure of presenting, for the first time ever, at Ragan Communications’ 2009 Corporate Communicators Conference in Chicago. As someone who’s wistfully devoured the CCC brochures every year, this was a big thrill for me.

My session on strategic communications planning took place a week ago today; unfortunately I wasn’t able to stay over and attend the “unconference,” so missed meeting many of the wonderful and smart people I’ve gotten to know on Twitter. I did get to meet Amy Mengel (whose […]