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The dreaded ‘good job’.

I’ve been managing people since 2011. While working in higher education, during my time with Emmis Communications overseeing radio promotions, at the City of Fishers while on the public relations team, and most recently as the director of public relations in an agency setting. And while leading my teams, I’ve learned one very important thing—there can be big downfalls to saying good job. Continue reading

Team Fishers – Empowering employees & creating advocates

Last November I was able to attend the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) International Conference in Atlanta. Stay tuned because there will be more to come on the 2016 International Conference (in Indy, you can register here!), and because I’m a networking queen I spent at least two hours at the networking fair. While there, I connected with a variety of organizations, many of which were in the industry of employee engagement. When I returned to Indy, I shared many of the lingering ideas with my boss, and while I was able to implement a great deal of what I learned, there was never a great opportunity to tackle employee engagement. Until now.  Continue reading