10 exercises to shake off the writing doldrums

PR Daily

Consider trying out a new writing exercise: constrained writing. The post 10 exercises to shake off the writing doldrums appeared first on PR Daily. When you’re struggling to find the right words, sometimes it helps to think outside the box.

On Demand and LIVE Fitness: How to maintain your exercise during the Coronavirus lockdown

Action PR

We are not only social creatures, but we also require regular exercise and fresh air to stay fit, healthy and sane. Recent research has shown that regular daily exercise has a powerful and positive effect on the immune system.

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‘Ask Bobby’ Twitter exercise fails

PR Daily

Here’s the tweet that kicked off the doomed #AskBobby experiment, which The Daily Dot described as “another ill-advised, wobbling clambering for social media relevance by a person profoundly unsuited to the exercise”: Have questions for Bobby Jindal? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was supposed to own the news day Tuesday, with his announcement from his old high school that he was entering the 2016 presidential race.

3 improv exercises to improve communications

PR Daily

For this exercise, ask your partner questions to find out two things that you have in common. If there is someone in your life who interrupts you constantly—such as a teenage son or daughter—this exercise can help you address it. Inspiration comes to those who seek it.

Try This Writing Exercise to Kickstart Your Work Day

PRSay

“How do you start off on a typical day?” asked my 13-year-old son as he sat across from me in my office, pencil in hand, anxious to finish filling out his school worksheet so he could go home. We were finishing up his “job shadow” day.

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

PR Daily

In " The Talent Code ," Daniel Coyle names it "deep practice," small exercises that are both challenging and repetitive. Tired of the same advice to "read more" and "write more," I've been experimenting with my own challenging and repetitive exercises to. Try a few of these exercises.

The Steep Mental Exercise of Child’s Hill

Sword and the Script

Child’s Hill was a Mental Exercise. He took us out there to exercise our minds. Then again, it we might just have another look if we considered these cyclical endeavors as a mental exercise…if we viewed them as Child’s Hill. by Frank Strong.

10 exercises to shake off the writing doldrums

PR Daily

Consider trying out a new writing exercise: constrained writing. Having trouble coming up with the right words? Unable to string more than a few sentences together? Perhaps your brain needs a workout.

Use These Collaborative Exercises to Tone Your Idea Muscles

PRSay

Do you feel like you’re running in circles trying to develop new ideas for your organization or clients? Is your boss pressuring you and your team to make a breakthrough? Do you want to develop something really cool that pushes the edge?

Writing is like Exercise

Bad Pitch Blog

Social media is changing the skill sets needed to succeed. That said I think writing is more important than ever. From long form to short form, from using text speak to fitting something into 140 characters -- the better you can communicate, the more successful you will be.

Here’s What Your High School English Teacher Meant by “Show, Don’t Tell” in Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

One of my favorite go-to exercises for our storytelling workshop leans on the movie, “500 Days of Summer.” The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

How I Was Inspired by a “First-time Voter”

Waxing UnLyrical

I figured there wouldn’t be much of a crowd (it was just past noon), I’d exercise my franchise, and know I’d done all I could to get my candidate in the door at 1600 Pennsylvania, NW. You may remember that we have this thing called the U.S.

A Three Week Check-In

Waxing UnLyrical

For me, this means making some form of exercise a regular part of my day, whatever shape that exercise takes, getting enough rest, and eating better food… which means I have to cook more, and cook regularly. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali A Three Week Check-In January 22nd, 2011 Tweet One of the things I wanted to do more of this year was to pay more attention to wellness.

The Productivity Challenge: Are Convenience Apps Making Us Less Productive?

Ronn Torossian

We now have exercises that can be done to practice concentration and mindfulness. Today’s workplace culture is all about productivity and the practice of increasing it.

Digital Marketing Success Takes Time: Tracking Progress for the Long Haul

Ronn Torossian

It’s important to exercise patience with marketing campaigns, as acting hastily can signal the wrong message to consumers. As with any other project, success in a digital marketing campaign can take some time to gain traction and show results.

The Real Problem with Peloton’s Ad

Ronn Torossian

A young mother exercises on a stationary bicycle in the comfort of her home and the internet erupts. Perhaps this is a question that the fitness equipment company, Peloton, is wrestling with at this exact moment.

Americans seeking inspirational health news coverage beyond COVID

Agility PR Solutions

How to use inbound marketing to grow leads and sales

Jason Mudd

Consumers have more control over what advertising they encounter, and most mass marketing campaigns are an exercise in futility. The digital age has changed marketing. Old-school tactics, like cold calling and direct mailing, are no longer effective as a means of increasing sales.

Why Public Relations Is King During A Crisis

Onclusive

Monitoring the media for trending topics, terms and themes has become as much of a scientific exercise as a marketing exercise. We have seen this during other periods of economic uncertainty: Businesses and consumers react, and those reactions have ripple effects.

10 ways to get the writing juices flowing

PR Daily

Try these exercises to unblock your mind. The empty page or blank screen can seem daunting, but often that’s not the real impediment. The post 10 ways to get the writing juices flowing appeared first on PR Daily. Content Marketing Marketing Social Media Speechwriting Writing & Editing

It’s what you say—and how you say it: 8 content marketing best practices

Agility PR Solutions

Trying to make sense of it can feel like an exercise in futility. It’s easy to be at a loss for words. The economic and emotional toll of our current situation has kneecapped markets, societal structures and our collective sense of safety.

The Year of the PR Tech Tester

PR Expanded

The exercise I discuss in my video is a fun way to increase Tech Testing opportunities among friends, and to learn so much more about different types of technology with your colleagues and peers. We’re moving into the year of the PR Tech Tester.

10 Pain Points PR Pros Will Face in 2018

PR News

On the other hand, we easily can turn this exercise on its head and say, dripping with optimism, “These are issues communicators most… Continued. It’s traditional to look to the New Year with hope and optimism. As a result, this post, which highlights difficulties communicators will face in 2018, might not be the most pleasant read.

Why PR agency chief Kathy Tunheim is hopeful for the future

PR Daily

As chief executive of her Twin Cities firm, she makes time for exercise and family while still ensuring clients get top-quality service. Tunheim: I have access to a swimming pool—a fantastic way to both exercise and to disconnect from everything.

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How PR Measurement Can Put a Smile on Your Face

PR News

Similar to regular exercise and eating a balanced diet, measurement is something communicators know they should do, but often find ways to avoid it. If economics is the dismal science, then measurement surely must make a compelling argument for being PR’s grim discipline.

Start 2020 with an Action Plan: Begin with FEEL for Real Relationships

PR Expanded

The FEEL First Test not only evaluates your ability to FEEL, in every area of the model, and in different settings, but it also recommends exercises to increase your level of FEEL. Happy 2020, friends! Here’s to a year that’s filled with happiness, good health, and prosperity.

Aligning Your PR Metrics With Business Goals & Executive KPIs

Onclusive

Completing this straightforward, yet essential, exercise during your planning process is the first step toward building confidence in the value of PR at the executive team level.

Discovering the Roadmap in Teaching Social Media

PR Expanded

I remember thinking how wonderful it would be if there was a book that provided not only additional resources on how we can create assignments, exercises, or exercises, but really showed you what you need to know to teach social media. A Guest Post By Karen Freberg.

Orange Theory: The secret to being productive in social media

Karen Freberg

My secret has been simple: exercise. Exercise teaches you humility, focus, and dedication. Exercise is not only physical in nature, but it is truly a mental task as well.

Not to be sniffed at… implied terms in the context of termination

Practical Law Construction

Implied “Braganza” term to exercise powers and discretion in good faith. As at the date of the hearing, some two and a half years had passed from the Acceptance Longstop Date but the council had not exercised its right of termination.

Mental health and coronavirus: Media coverage and brand initiatives

NewsWhip

This mental health crisis was approached in different ways, from the government, to brands and celebrities offering support, to publishers promoting exercise and tying physical health to mental health. These have ranged from exercise to support programs, to donations. .

Aligning Your PR Metrics With Business Goals & Executive KPIs

Onclusive

Completing this straightforward, yet essential, exercise during your planning process is the first step toward building confidence in the value of PR at the executive team level.

Making That Pesky and Inaccurate Information on the Internet Go Away

Ishmael's Corner

The app evangelizes a healthy lifestyle, encouraging people to embrace the one exercise that can be done anywhere, walking. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. It’s not easy. Here’s the situation.

How to “Play Ball” with the Media

Business Wire

When Business Wire’s Florida team had the innovative idea to host a baseball themed media luncheon, they didn’t know just how effective the exercise would be for all those in attendance.

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Crisis Scenarios and Simulation

Reputation Us

Tabletop crisis scenario exercise. Make sure your organization is prepared. Enhance your reputation by putting the crisis plan to the test ahead of time to ensure your organization is prepared and resilient. Prepare your crisis task force by practicing how/if/when/to whom to communicate during a crisis. Crisis simulation. We encourage you to “get real” with a realistic and engaging (and safe) company-wide simulation so everyone will understand their roles and goals.

3 Strategies for Overcoming the Internal Struggle of Crisis Ready Resistance

Melissa Agnes

In chapter four we’ll discuss your organization’s high-risk scenarios, but before we get there, following is an exercise to consider undertaking with different members of your leadership team. This exercise will help you spark discussions and gain necessary awareness.

Growing out of lockdown: how to scale an agency

Stephen Waddington

Exercise, hospitality, high street retail, travel, tourism, and sport have all been dealt a brutal blow. COVID-19 is an opportunity for assertive agencies to scale and grow. Lean into the recovery with confidence. Good luck.

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Commencement speeches aren't just for college grads

The Stalwart Blog

I''d like to make this an annual exercise to reset and not "lose my youthful idealism" as Katie Couric so eloquently stated: . It''s college graduation season and I always get nostalgic right about now.

Gamification Delivers Results

5W PR

It can help improve efficiency as well, but caution needs to be exercised, so no one feels humiliated or embarrassed. Applying one or more real games, either as quizzes or exercises, can help learners get more immersed.

10 ways to get the writing juices flowing

PR Daily

Try these exercises to unblock your mind. These exercises can work for fiction and nonfiction alike: 1. You can also do this exercise with a fellow writer and give each other your noun, adjective and verb to see what you both come up with.