From The Rock

Hissssssssssssssssssssssss. Are you paying attention to body language?

By | February 07, 2013

sid-the-cat

Meet Sid (also known as Work Cat)and Friday Cat (who likes to show his cute little face mostly on Fridays, thus his namesake). These two furry guys are our adoptive kitty cats at Obsidian. In an effort to make them more comfortable being around people, our colleagues have been taking... Read More »

Happy 7th Anniversary, Obsidian Public Relations!

By | February 01, 2013

Today marks a milestone for Obsidian Public Relations—our seventh anniversary! 2012 was a whirlwind year for our firm, with an expansion into another market, new clients and our first full year in our new office in South Main. Let’s recap: We moved into our digs at 493 S. Main in... Read More »

Take time to quiet the mind

By | December 07, 2012

After years in the consistently stressful discipline of PR, I’ve learned that downtime helps maintain sanity, pure and simple. That’s certainly not a profound or new thought, but one that’s especially important to me in my life. I’m sure the same could be said for other professions or other life... Read More »

You talkin’ to me?

By | October 01, 2012

Tim Westergren, the founder of Pandora, emailed me the other day. Yep, that’s right. And today, just 30 minutes ago, I got a message from him on my cell phone. The above statements are absolutely true, but they might not mean exactly what you think they mean. No, Tim and... Read More »

The Naughty List

By | September 24, 2012

Please read this sentence aloud: “You know, the restaurant we ate at on Friday was super luxurious, and the staff was wonderful. However, the dining area was outdated, and the tables were sort of tiny. We had a good meal though.” Now – and don’t cheat by glancing back up... Read More »

Getting to know…

By | September 11, 2012

Jake and Savannah

Our fearless leader and founder of Obsidian Public Relations: Courtney Liebenrood Ellett. Most people only know her as a powerhouse of PR knowledge, but this mother of two has other interests up her sleeve. Birthday: 5/10/75 Hometown: Collierville, Tenn. College: The University of Memphis All-time favorite restaurant: Have lots of... Read More »

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