A while ago, I compiled quotes from Casey Neistat. Today, I wanted to share a couple of my favourite ones from Gary Vaynerchuk, aka Gary Vee.
Whenever someone receives an email that I sent from my mobile, it apologies for the brevity in the signature. After reading Ten Words by Jeremy Waite I started questioning whether being brief is something I should apologise for. Ten Words is a book that everyone working in any communications discipline should read. Here is the reason why.
Public relations is a fast-paced industry. One of the key skills to thrive in it is time management. You often have to juggle a plethora of tasks that are equally urgent and important. Here are a few things that I found useful in managing my own diary.
You made it to the very competitive industry. Bravo! The good news is that you’re lucky to be where you are. The slightly worse is that this wasn’t the easiest part. Getting job is easy when you compare it to being a decent PR pro. Here’s what to do in your first job in order to be on your way of becoming an exceptional practitioner.
This is what my open letter to YouTube would look like. If I were to write one.
At first, I felt slightly insecure about writing this post. How could you possibly NOT stay on top of current affairs and the news? All it takes is checking a news site. Right? This was back at the times when I was a student. Once I started a full-time role, I’ve realised that busy days can distract you from getting news. But in the job that is about working around the news cycle, you have to be aware of what’s happening around the world. Here are my tips on being informed and always on the top of the news agenda.
This is an important post for me. The last couple of months have been groundbreaking. I’ll go as far as to say they were life-changing. I’ve submitted the single longest (and one of the most important) pieces of writing in my academic career — my dissertation. The piece got the highest mark. I’ve passed all the other assignments, too. Today, however, is special. The chapter in my life called ‘higher education’ ends here. Ladies and gents, I’ve graduated. With distinction. Here’s a look back on how I got here.
Last week, I tackled how I’m working on my inbox management. I’m, however, not an expert. Even though I’ve always dealt with emails, I felt I can learn more from others. Therefore, I’ve reached out to the network on Twitter (and beyond) and crowdsourced some tips on this topic.
I’ve recently started a full-time role in PR (yay!). One of the things that I didn’t realise might be as challenging, is managing inbox. I’ve never thought that I’d be getting 50-100 emails per day. Some of these messages are more important than others, but all of these should be, at least, read. Here’s what methods I use not to drown in the sea of emails.