Last week, I met with a client who is rightly concerned that people in her company view her unit as a roadblock. Divisions have to get clearance from her group before they can proceed on their projects. As we talked through her concerns, we identified a simple, but significant theme. People inside and outside her […]
Big news! Seasoned communications professional Tabatha Thompson has joined Intesa as director of our new office in Washington, D.C.
A colleague recently asked me about the key to a successful media interview. When I answered, “stop talking,” she laughed and said, “That sounds so simple.” It is. As I always say: to nail your next media interview, think “period” not “comma.” Much like perfect is the enemy of good, a comma is the enemy of […]
I recently joined the San Diego chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Today, they published my guest post, “Three lessons I learned while starting a PR firm with my husband.” Here’s a teaser: When my husband and I announced this summer that we were moving from Washington D.C. to San Diego to start […]
If it’s been a while since you’ve taken a head-first dive into a $17 magazine, give HBR a go. You rarely walk away without an applicable management, marketing or business lesson…ripe for sharing with your social networks.
San Diego-area public relations, social media and communications professionals are invited to attend the first San Diego Flacks Happy Hour on Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Quality Social, downtown.
A new San Diego public relations firm, serving clients across the country, has opened its headquarters downtown. Award-winning husband and wife team Dave and Margie Newman founded Intesa Communications Group in August of 2012, shortly after relocating to America’s Finest City from Washington, D.C.
On November 8, Intesa founder and networking enthusiast Margie Newman will speak on the strategic business and leadership panel, “Never Leave Home Without a Business Card,” at the 2012 PRSA Mid-Atlantic District Chesapeake Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.