10 Tips for Summer to Get Your Company Ready for its Close-Up

Yes, it’s the dog days of summer and autoresponder messages are hitting my email box like bugs on a windshield. But, instead of kicking back and waiting for everyone to return from their summer vacation, now is the perfect time to take a pause, refresh, renew and reinvigorate your plans. By using the slower summer…

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KalvinPR Goes to AOL/Makers

Inspiration is found in any number of places. While we can spend hours every day in front of a computer, sometimes it’s best to hear about how others are channeling a vision into something absolutely amazing. That’s what I found during a behind-the-scenes tour of AOL Makers from founder and executive producer, Dyllan McGee. This…

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Lessons from Matrix 2014

I had the special privilege of accompanying Christiane Amanpour, Host of “Amanpour,” a nightly interview show, and Chief International Correspondent for CNN International, to this year’s New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards. These awards hold a special place in my heart because they honor women in the industry whose achievements and leadership are changing our world. And,…

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Beyond the Price Wars – Part 1

Discovery I get about one to three emails or phone calls per month from a design firm and this is how they start the conversation: “We are the best kept secret in the design world.” I will tell you that if it’s true for you, it’s the best way NOT to grow your business. So,…

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