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Putting the Power Back in your Hands: Managing Your Brand’s Communications and Campaigns—24/7/365.

By Mike Worthington, Vice President of Sales, Bolger Bolger is a sponsor of the 2020 Convergence Summit. Be sure to stop by their booth to pick up your personalized Convergence Summit notebook and learn more about their services including SmartQ. Many organizations, particularly those with user communities of employees, partners, […]

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3 thought-starters for nonprofit communicators

Bridget Nelson Monroe, vice president at Bellmont Partners For communications professionals who work in nonprofits, it’s no surprise that there are unique challenges that come with the territory. Whether it’s a lack of financial resources or a lack of communications personnel on staff to help harness and share your organization’s […]

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Invest in yourself by growing new connections

By: Carmen Ramson-Herzing, IABC-MN, mentorship director When Sue Otten asked our SW Masterminds group for volunteers to start a mentorship program, I was one of three members at the table to hesitantly raise a hand. While I loved the idea, I have a knack for over-extending myself with enthusiastic (but […]

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Why CONVERGENCE Summit Is My Must-Attend Conference

By: Paul Omodt, IABC-MN board member For the past four years, I’ve found one day each year to be particularly valuable to me as a communications professional: IABC Minnesota’s annual CONVERGENCE Summit conference. CONVERGENCE Summit brings together the Midwest’s leading communicators, public relations educators, and communication researchers who eagerly share […]

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A Magical Voicemail…

By: Lisa-Marie Hanson (Facilitator and Speaker Coach) A long time ago – in a land far away, I conducted my first train-the-trainer session (okay, it was about ahem, 25 years ago). Everyone selected to be on the facilitation team didn’t come from training or facilitation backgrounds, but instead were subject […]

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Resolve to Solve—even while on the beach?

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 […]

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