Entries by RichD

‘A Year to Forget or A Year to Learn?’ As We Faced Global Pandemic, Social Unrest, Misinformation, Disinformation, Presidential Election

We all know 2020 has certainly been anything but normal, and many of us are ready to put it behind us and move on. But, as one speaker asked at this year’s PRSA ICON, “Strategic Communications: Navigating A World Disrupted” held virtually Oct. 26-29, is it “a year to forget or a year to learn?” […]

A Time of Turbulence, Transition and Transformation

While there are still three months remaining in 2020 (I mean, who can’t wait for this year to be over?), let’s hope the turbulence, challenges and difficult conversations serve as the foundation of change for a better tomorrow.  Your chapter leadership has been embracing change to better define our vision of 2021.  Be sure to […]

Despite Adversity, Camaraderie, Caring and Commitment Still Constant

While there still remains so much uncertainty in the world about the ongoing pandemic, reopening schools and returning to some form of normalcy, one thing for certain that hasn’t changed is our fellow PRSA members who, despite adversity, are still bringing it — the camaraderie, caring and commitment. Whether it’s virtual monthly programs, professional development, […]

President’s Letter: June 2020

Pandemic, Protests and Public Relations As a global pandemic continues to impact us and we begin to show some  signs of recovery, we have yet to recover from what divides us. We have seen peaceful protests and calls for change, as well as unrest, grip our nation in the past week. Some very close to […]

President’s Letter: May 2020

Resilience. Reconnection. Reinvention. Among all the negativity and “noise” in the world, I continue to be inspired by the selfless acts of kindness and coming together (virtually). There is resilience, reconnection and reinvention. Despite the pain and loss, altered lives, fear and uncertainties of what’s to come, we are coming out of this not only […]

President’s Letter: April 2020

We’re All in this Together I hope this finds you healthy and safe. We all have been personally impacted by COVID-19.  We have experienced lost lives, sickness, unemployment, pay cuts, business loss, increased workloads and stress. And the list, unfortunately, goes on. But we have also seen numerous heroes, including first responders, nurses, doctors, military […]