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Thankfulness in 2020 – part four

By | November 24, 2020

This blog post is part of a four-part series where our team shares how they’re finding gratitude in 2020. If you’d like to read parts one, two or three click the corresponding links. Addison The pages of my 2020 planner were all filled in until about mid-March; now those remaining... Read More »

Thankfulness in 2020 – part three

By | November 17, 2020

This blog post is part of a four-part series where our team shares how they’re finding gratitude in 2020. If you’d like to read parts one or two click the corresponding links. Christina What 2020 has taught me is the importance of relationships. Minus my parents, my family and most... Read More »

Thankfulness in 2020 – part two

By | November 10, 2020

This blog post is part of a four-part series where our team shares how they’re finding gratitude in 2020. If you’d like to read part one, you can do so here.  Taylor In September, my pastor gave a sermon about our perception of time, and one thing that struck with... Read More »

Thankfulness in 2020 – part one

By | November 03, 2020

In a year when we have lost so much (from the irreplaceable to the inconvenient and everything in between), writing a seasonal post about thankfulness seems, at first thought, like an arduous affair at its worst and an irksome one at its least.  But after more reflection, it’s exactly what... Read More »

Working ‘together’ while working apart is our new mantra

By | March 30, 2020

This column originally ran in the Memphis Busines Journal. You can read it on their site by clicking this link. The “new normal” of this pandemic is our global reality for the foreseeable future ‒ as part of the human race, as individuals, as families and as professionals. And as... Read More »

Fun PR takeaways from the 2020 Oscars

By | February 12, 2020

Every year when the Academy Awards ceremony rolls around, you’ll find me in the comfort of my bed ‒ well prepared with delicious takeout and my Twitter feed rolling with Oscar commentary. And while Sunday’s show earned the lowest ratings EVER in the program’s history, I loved (mostly) every minute... Read More »

2019: A Year to Remember

By | December 31, 2019

In my last post, I shared an agency’s perspective of the fun and success that 2019 ushered to our team at Obsidian. But, I’d like for you to hear directly from each team member and what made this year one to remember.  Lauren Ooh, there are probably quite a few... Read More »

The most wonderful time of the year, indeed!

By | December 30, 2019

As we at Obsidian begin to wind down our work year to spend some much-needed time with family and friends, it seems a most appropriate opportunity to take a look back at 2019. And we do so with great fondness – this year has been our best ever! Three cheers... Read More »

PR gemstones found among some of our favorite streaming hits – part two

By | September 20, 2019

Welcome to part 2 of PR takeaways from some of our favorite binge-worthy shows! Chernobyl (the truth demands to be told) Chernobyl, HBO’s 2019 dramatized account of the nuclear meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 and the days following the crisis, is steeped in details. It’s a... Read More »

PR gemstones found among some of our favorite streaming hits – part one

By | September 19, 2019

With the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards coming up on Sunday, here’s our timely nod to valuable PR lessons from our favorite shows to binge. The Terror (even the best planning and response cannot always avert crisis) The premise of season 1 of AMC’s 2018 riveting horror anthology is scary aplenty... Read More »