Choice Vs. Fate

Are our lives governed by choice or fate? It’s hard for me to pick a side, mostly because this is a competition between the vanity of choice and the evidence of fate, but it became easier for me thanks to a strange event that happened to me yesterday. Yesterday was

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5 Ways to Nail Your Next Presentation

A lot of sites and blogs offer great tips on helping you prepare a top-notch presentation, but I want to take it a step further. I’m offering tips on mastering what few of us think to prepare for: Your nonverbals, or as I like to call it, charm. Let’s face

3 Types of Friends You Should Have

You’re in your early twenties going through a multitude of dramatic life changes. Who doesn’t need a friend at this point of your life? Well, the truth is that the right kind of friend can make this tumultuous time much more bearable, and I posit that there are 3 general

Where I Stand With Foursquare

Remember those friendships you had in high school that were constantly filled with drama and stressful falling outs and reunions? Well, Foursquare and I have been dancing that dance for the better part of two years now, and I am finally taking a step back and making a decision on

The Power of Being Infamous

Defined, being “infamous” is not a good thing at first glance. Being infamous means that you have an extremely bad reputation, making it a goal for many people to not be infamous. Well, I don’t like to think that way. More to the point, I choose not to make my

What Will We Love About the 2000’s?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the 90’s lately. I’ve been watching Boy Meets World and Dawson’s Creek daily (don’t judge me), and my current music obsessions revolve around a 90’s playlist I made on Spotify. Shamelessly. This sudden nostalgia isn’t all that mysterious. Everyone from sociology experts to Buzzfeed saw this retro

How to Get Better at Thinking on Your Feet

In the world of public relations and online community building, your weapon of choice is strategy. You take time to think through your given strategy by setting out clear objectives, goals, and tactics. Time is your friend, and most of us in this profession revel in staying up late to