From The Rock

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 However, the dining area was outdated, and the tables were sort of tiny.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 »

Sometimes, simpler is just plain better.

By | July 23, 2012

We’ve all been guilty of it at some point – getting distracted while driving, whether looking at our phone, grabbing something out of the passenger seat or stealing a glance into the back to see why the kids are squealing. But we also know that distracted driving is dangerous. And... Read More »

Introducing From the Rock

By | July 06, 2012

Welcome to Obsidian PR’s new blog, From the Rock. A quick shout-out goes to our colleague Thomas Whitehead for naming our new endeavor. Thank you, Thomas! From the Rock is an obvious reference to our company’s namesake – Obsidian, the dark natural glass that forms when molten lava meets water... Read More »