From The Rock

Tips on creating a five-star client experience

By | December 05, 2018

If I have one indulgence, it’s eating out. I tease my parents that I have that proclivity because we ate big family meals every single meal growing up with only an occasional pizza or burger indulgence at a restaurant in town. I was restaurant-starved! Honestly, it’s probably because I’m a... Read More »

You need a PR pro at your holiday dinner

By | November 14, 2018

Halloween is behind us, and it’s officially the holiday season. With Thanksgiving and other festivities rapidly approaching, I know many people are nervous about uncomfortable holiday dinners and time spent with family. Topics from politics to news and general life can spark controversy around the holiday ham, but I can... Read More »

Staff Spotlight – Christina Babu

By | September 23, 2018

If you ask our team who we should go to for all things food, music and culture, they’d likely tell you Christina! Christina joined our team two years ago, and we haven’t looked back. A native Memphian, Christina moved to the Midwest for college, and then took her talents to... Read More »

Professional development with Whitney

By | September 06, 2018

Welcome to season two of Off the Rock, On the Record! We’re really proud of the content we’ve compiled for this season, and we can’t wait for you to hear what’s ahead. But, if you have an iPhone, you can subscribe directly to our podcast on iTunes so you never... Read More »

Career transitions with Lauren Hannaford

By | August 30, 2018

Welcome to season two of Off the Rock, On the Record! We’re really proud of the content we’ve compiled for this season, and we can’t wait for you to hear what’s ahead. We’ll be releasing an episode every Thursday for the next three weeks. If you’re subscribed to our blog,... Read More »

OPR’s summer 2018 bucket list

By | June 20, 2018

We know it’s summer in the South when we’re wiping sweat from our brows after being outside for just a few moments! But, at Obsidian, it’s one of our favorite times of the year because our calendars are jam-packed with awesome activities. Between the Memphis Redbirds baseball games, the Levitt... Read More »

Learning to live as a Type A person in a chaotic life

By | May 23, 2018

Earlier this week, I lost it. I was in my millionth war with my 2-year-old about getting ready in the morning. It goes something like this. Me: “Let’s get dressed.” Her: “I want to wear the bumblebee. NO. I don’t want the bumblebee. I want the star dress.” Me: “The... Read More »

OPR’s Beale Street Music Fest experience

By | May 08, 2018

In case you missed it, last weekend was Beale Street Music Fest. The weekend, from all reports, was a smashing success, with packed crowds there to see A-list headliners. Three members of our team – Gracie, Carlee and Christina – visited the festival all three days. Here’s what they had... Read More »

OPR’s guide to Beale Street Music Festival 2018

By | May 04, 2018

Beale Street Music Festival is finally here! Ever since the lineup was announced on Feb. 21, Obsidian’s office has been abuzz with talk of performances, past and present. Check out who we’re excited to see this year, a few tips on surviving the mud and our favorite memories of Beale... Read More »

Work-life “being”

By | May 04, 2018

One night my son asked me to sit near him on his bed. “Mom, I’m the happiest kid I know. I have a super long hug for you.” After lingering with his words, I unpacked my “workbox” and began my nighttime routine. It generally involves completing outstanding projects, answering emails and planning... Read More »