My parents helped me get my first job. My aunt had a friend who was the Executive Director of the American Cancer Society. Aunt Milton (yes, my Aunt’s name was Milton) helped me get an interview for the PR Director/Special… Read More »Bring Your Parents to Work Day. Really?
Advice for Entrepreneurs
Picture yourself as the only woman working in a power plant. No, this is not a Meryl Streep or Sallie Fields feel good movie, it was real life for Robin Benson at age 23. According to Robin, members of the… Read More »Meryl Streep, Sallie Fields Have Nothing On Robin Benson
Within the marketing industry, many organizations have created annual award shows for the creative product. The general public rarely sees who the winners are. Most of them are set up for internal publishing and viewing. It may sound too simple,… Read More »There’s a Right Way to Zag in Marketing
(This is an excerpt from my speech given in Dallas, at the invitation of Linda Descano, president of Citi’s Women & Co and head of digital media.) Women’s issues seem to be at the forefront. Through the fog of controversy,… Read More »
What makes workplace diversity potentially one of the most polarizing issues today in business? I have rarely, if ever, worked for someone who was my mirror image. However, many, if not most of us, feel more comfortable and more at… Read More »High Performers and Innovators, Please Apply Today"
More Customers, More Money – Decoding Online Marketing and Social Media. Discussing Social Media Marketing Issues at the Women Impacting Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 18th · Cary Broussard, Owner, Broussard Marketing Communications · Leah Brown, President… Read More »More Customers, More Money – Decoding Online Marketing
With the 2012 Gracie Awards having come and gone, I have the opportunity to reflect upon my time as interim president of the Gracie Awards and the Alliance for Women in Media in 2010. My time with the organization was… Read More »Taking the Gracie Awards to Los Angeles
I didn’t think to ask anyone how jet-lag would affect me upon returning from Japan….Finally two weeks after my trip, I felt normal again. FYI – Melatonin was not helpful to me – it actually made me feel awful. I… Read More »Back from Japan, a little jet-lagged and a lot inspired