Entries by Diane Slaughter

President’s Message | May 2018

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Help us celebrate as we recognize outstanding projects and campaigns at this year’s Crystal Awards Celebration! The collective hours of work by professionals, educators and students across the state is astounding and deserves to be honored – and I […]

CreateAthon@WVU | May 2018

WVU Professor Geah Pressgrove shared details on the energy, creativity and caffeine surrounding this year’s CreateAthon program at WVU’s Reed College of Media. The concept, originally developed at a public relations agency in another state, is now part of her capstone class.  As part of their class, students divide into teams and are assigned to one of […]

President’s Corner | April 2018

“Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs Have you ever helped judge another chapter’s awards? It’s an amazing opportunity to learn…not only about new and different strategies and creative concepts but also about how to write a better entry of your own. […]

Chapter & Verse | April 2018

Please visit our April issue of Chapter & Verse for highlights of the April 21 meeting focused on the West Virginia Forward initiative with Rochelle Goodwin and Sara Payne Scarbro.  Additional articles cover best practices in governance, details of the April 18 “Back to Basics” professional development seminar, the chance to win one of two gift cards […]

Would You Like To Be 10% Better?

When you set a goal, do you aim for 90 percent improvement, or even 75 percent? Find out why you may be engaging in self sabotage and setting yourself up for failure. Read Full Article on LindaArnold.org »

Chapter & Verse | March 2018

Please visit our March issue of Chapter & Verse for information on the March 21 meeting focused on West Virginia Forward.  Additional articles cover highlights of the February meeting with Alisa Bailey on “Building On a Brand,” details on judging criteria for tactics (projects) entries for the Crystal Awards, the chance to win one of two gift cards […]

President’s Corner | FEB 2018

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” ~Ryunosuke Satoro Awards season is upon us! Time to jog your memories and find your passwords for the online entry system. We have listened to your feedback, and you’re going to notice a few changes to the categories and submissions this year – there is […]

Are Other People Pushing Your Buttons?

  Are Other People Pushing Your Buttons?   We’ve all been there. Someone makes a random comment, and it drives you right up the wall. Whenever something impacts us in such a deep way, it’s usually because we have that same belief or fear on some level. And when it gets verbalized, it gets on […]