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How to Succeed at Something When You Don’t Have a Natural Talent for It

You spend hours on a test and get a lower score than the person who hasn’t cracked open the textbook all semester, or run daily at the gym only to be beat at the race by someone who rarely practices. So why can some people get by on natural talent, but you have to put […]

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May Monthly Reading Round-Up — Happy Chewbacca, Ethical Decision-Making, Transitioning from Intern to Full-Time

Summer is right around the corner. Chapters are transitioning; graduates are job hunting and others are planning summer vacations, leaving little time to catch up on industry news and trends. The Progressions Monthly Reading Round-Up is here to help. Below are eight interesting articles you may have missed this month: 1. Achieve Success in Communications With […]

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Planning For Success: Resource and Transition Training [National Assembly Recap]

Event: Planning for Success: Resources and Transition Training Presenters: Gary Bridgens, Vice President of Chapter Development Jenn Shafer, Vice President of Regional Conferences Veronica Mingrone,Vice President of Professional Development Heather Harder, Immediate Past President Tina McCorkindale, APR, National Faculty Adviser Recap: A panel of PRSSA National Committee members along with their National Faculty Adviser explained […]

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Twitter Chat Recap — Chapter Chat: Best Practices for Chapter Success

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Chapter development focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, PRSSA National Vice President of Chapter Development Gary Bridgens (tweeting from @garingiscaring) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the lookout for next month’s Twitter chat! […]

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Small Chapter Success and How to Achieve It

PRSSA Chapters come in small, medium and large sizes, but small Chapters in particular are plagued with the challenge of finding success. Being a member of a small Chapter myself, I have dealt with this issue first hand. Low-attendance Chapter meetings are now my worst nightmare. At York College of Pennsylvania, our Chapter averages around […]

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How Effective Storytelling can Drive Business Results for Clients [National Assembly Session Recap]

Session: Special Session Presenter: Jenny Moede, Oregon Storyboard Executive Director Recap: Jenny Moede explained the importance of storytelling in being successful in public relations. To figure out how to effectively get business results for your client, the first step is to conduct research to better understand your client’s target customers, she said. Now make your […]

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How to Find Success Before, During and After a Regional Conference

Maybe you’re finally on your way to a PRSSA Regional Conference or maybe you’ve already been to one. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your Regional Conference experience. Before: Prepare Preparing yourself for a conference requires knowing the essentials — who, what, where and when. This information can be found […]

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Fundraise Successfully Using These Five Tips

On college campuses, generating revenue for your Chapter can be a difficult task. On top of that, it can be tough to convince your members to put their busy lives on pause for fundraising projects. In my experience, I’ve found a few helpful ways to combat these challenges. Here are my favorite tips for Chapter […]

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How to Start Your PRSSA Year on the Right Foot

I hope you’re enjoying your time off this summer, because you’ve earned it. However, it’s time to get to work. Successful PRSSA years are solidified well before the semester even begins. Although you may have started planning earlier than this summer (and I hope you have), the success of your year is determined by the […]

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February Twitter Chat “Branding Success: Becoming the CEO of You” Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in our action-packed February 2014 Twitter Chat, “Branding Success: Becoming the CEO of You.” Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts Jason Mollica of JRM Comm and Vice President of Public Relations, Ben Butler (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account), for leading the conversation. Join us on March 24 at 9 p.m. ET for […]

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