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New UNR Extended Studies Course Focuses on Personal Branding

If Google is your new business card, then managing your personal brand online is critical. The University of Nevada, Reno Extended Studies Program offers a new course this November designed to assist students with hands-on techniques to build the online presence needed to remain competitive in today’s economy. “Google is Your New Business Card: Building a Valuable Personal Brand” is…

Personal + Professional = Enthusiasm that Delivers

A recent exchange on Twitter got me to thinking, when you become a public relations professional do you lose independence and credibility when making recommendations or talking about things you like?  I’ll start with the exchange so you get my drift:
A twitter user is looking for the best driving route from Point A to Point B.  A discussion begins with…

40 Days and 40 Nights – Give Up or Give Back?

Lent is a Christian tradition that stems from the 40 days that Jesus fasted prior to his crucifixion.  Beginning Ash Wednesday and concluding on Easter Sunday, observers of Lent are to celebrate and recognize the sacrifice which Jesus made for his people.  Growing up in an Italian Catholic home my family observed the Lenten season by not eating meat on…

My First Week as a New Mommy!

A little over a week ago I became the mother of a beautiful blonde haired, brown eyed Golden Retriever named Cooper.  While most people adopted puppies when they’re around eight weeks; I got Cooper at just six (finding out that those two weeks can make quite the difference).  In the last eight days I have received an average of six…