Chapter News

Lead Like Ted

By Cory Weaver, vice president, chapter engagement If you’re reading this, I feel fairly confident making two assumptions about you: You influence communications in some shape or form wherever you work You’ve at least heard of Ted Lasso, the hit show from Apple TV How did I do – 1 […]

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Empathy: Its role in critical communications

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For many different reasons, the last few years have brought a lot of us to our knees. Professional and personally. I’m sure many you found yourselves in similar positions as I did. I’ve been concerned about my family, my co-workers, my community, and naturally . . . my own wellbeing. […]

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Get connected with IABC MN

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By Katy Sullivan and Diana Dukich Katy Sullivan Diana Dukich As IABC MN board members, we might be biased about the value of IABC MN – especially since our role is to deliver a great chapter experience. Give us a few moments to convince you that there are many reasons […]

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Networking that Works for Young Professionals

Here’s one thing we can all agree on: Building community isn’t always easy, even at work and especially during a global pandemic.  For young communications professionals, traditional networking opportunities often miss the mark. You know the feeling of walking into a cocktail hour or post-conference gathering and everyone appears to […]

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CONVERGENCE Summit 2020 Recap

Like so many other conferences this year, CONVERGENCE Summit 2020, went virtual. More than 150 summit attendees tuned in between August 12 and August 13 for inspiring speakers, informational sessions and networking via Zoom. IABC Minnesota and the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota […]

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Peer mentoring from a distance

When you hear the word mentoring, it’s easy to conjure up the conventional arrangement: the fresh-faced rookie partnered with the seasoned pro. But what happens when it’s not business as usual? How does a peer-to-peer mentoring match work? In today’s column, we hear from senior communications professionals Tammy Nienaber and […]

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