Rise and grind: How to make yourself a priority in the everyday hustle

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Public relations practitioners lead busy lives, and they often focus on everything but themselves. Practitioners can lead healthier and happier lives if they learn to take care of themselves. (Photo credit: Lindsay Graviet)

First meeting of the day, and you’re running late. You look down at your watch and see you only have five minutes to grab breakfast. A drive-thru Starbucks is right off the freeway, so you pick up a coffee and croissant.

You arrive at the office, and the closest parking spot is a block ...

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Alaska Airlines.

Upset passengers were eager to find their seats on a new plane after a bird in the engine prevented their previous flight from taking off. (Photo retrieved from Alaska Airlines Facebook page)

After five long months of school, I was finally on my way home to beautiful San Diego for the weekend. I only had a couple days off of school and work, so I was ready to make every minute count.

I arrived well rested and ready to go for my early 8 a.m. Airport security was quick and easy. ...

IPR webinar: Big data provides big results in PR

Mark Weiner and Dr. Sarab Kochhar addressed the effect of big data on public relations in free webinar provided by the Institute for Public Relations. (Photo retrieved from CommPRO.biz)

Mark Weiner and Dr. Sarab Kochhar addressed the effect of big data on public relations in free webinar provided by the Institute for Public Relations. (Photo retrieved from CommPRO.biz)

The Institute for Public Relations hosted a free webinar on Nov. 13, introducing its soon-to-be-released white papers on the effects of big data on public relations. Authors of the papers, Mark Weiner and Sarab Kochhar, introduced the concept of big data and how it can be used to maximize ...