03Sep 2019

By: Rose McKinney, Founder & CEO, Pineapple RM Long before personal branding was recognized as a career necessity, I had a few experiences that prompted me to think about how I presented myself – in front of clients, in working with colleagues, in job searches, in performance reviews, in new business pitches. In everything, and […]

05Aug 2019

By Camie Melton Hanily, president, IABC-MN I can’t remember the last time I made a New Year’s resolution. I’m not opposed to them. I just don’t want to say I’m committing to something unless I’m really serious about it, and—at least for me—the busy holiday season is not the ideal time for self reflection and […]

19Jul 2019

By: Jennifer Hellman, Goff Public, Chief Operating Officer and Principal We live in a world with a highly charged political atmosphere and an increasing desire for companies and their leaders to be authentic and outspoken about their beliefs in real time. Because of this, businesses and brands are spending more time considering when to enter […]

02Jul 2019
Dan Brady

If you attended Convergence this year, you probably recall Victoria Dew’s closing keynote. She spoke passionately about the role communicators play in shepherding change within their organizations. Not in modest, incremental ways, but as bold agents who enthusiastically assume responsibilities in a new paradigm. Her message resonates now perhaps more than ever, as the pace […]

29Apr 2019

At the last IABC-MN event, Lars Leafblad discussed how a core set of values and learning mindset are far more important than a strategic plan for career growth. And now, Aaron Zaslofsky of Wheelhouse Communications, gives us an inside look on how to use those skills to build peer-like relationships with leaders – a need […]

09Apr 2019

We could all use a little help in building our careers – identifying what’s next. And few people know more about how to do just that than Lars Leafblad, Co-Founder and Principal at Ballinger | Leafblad, Inc. Lars will share his expertise on how to reinvigorate your communications career at IABC’s lunch event on April […]

01Mar 2019

I love competition. In life. In business. And in sports. And as a veteran communication professional, it’s hard to leverage this competitive fire for generating more business or for helping others communicate their goals. One day at one my daughter’s volleyball matches, I was thinking, they train and train to get better. Then they have […]

27Nov 2018

The 2019 Covergence Summit (cosponsored by IABC Minnesota and the Minnesota Journalism Center at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota) takes place Thursday, March 28, 2019. Get special pricing for the Convergence Summit by registering now (Member $229, Nonmember $299). Special pricing ends February 28 so hurry and register! Nonmembers can take advantage […]

05Nov 2018

GCCC exams return in March

November 5, 2018

Did you miss the opportunity to sit for the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) exam held in Minnesota last month? Don’t worry, it’s coming back in March. The fact that 50 percent of certified professionals are promoted within the first six months of earning their certification is reason alone to get certified. But wait there […]

08Oct 2018

Bringing the best of IABC to your doorstep A note from Brandon Babcock, IABC Pacific Plains Region, Board Chair I exited journalism to work in corporate America at a big insurance company. My new boss told me that the company would pay for an industry association membership. “You get to choose,” she said. I was […]

19Sep 2018

IABC is your community. It offers members opportunities to grow their careers, connect with fellow communicators and learn from best practices. Here are just some of the benefits of your membership at both the local and national level: Local chapter events: Make new friends and reconnect with colleagues. Register for an IABC MN event today! […]

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