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Company Culture, Entrepreneurs, Innovation, Public Relations, Social Media Posted Nov 20, 2014 by chenpr

November’s Tip Sheet

Business success doesn’t happen accidentally. It takes work and time and a lot of glad-handing. Circulating and networking within the innovation community is not an option. That’s especially true in a profession like public relations where meeting people and building a personal rapport is critical to so many aspects of what we do. And it’s […]

Company Culture, Entrepreneurs, Innovation Posted Jul 16, 2014 by chenpr

More on the Mythical Summer Slowdown

In a recent blog post, my colleague Kayla Krause wrote about the myth of the summer slowdown. And she’s right. When the days are warm and long, the expectation is that we’ll suddenly find the time to cram more activity into 24 hours than was possible when the ground was covered in a blanket of […]

Company Culture, Entrepreneurs, Innovation Posted Jul 11, 2014 by Kayla Krause

Debunking the Myth of the Summer Slowdown

The word “summer” has a sunny, carefree feel to it. Everything’s brighter, the days are longer and people are happier. The summer season is associated with vacations, lighter works days, trips to the beach and family barbeques. Not to mention, living and working in the city, I was really looking forward to enjoying summer in […]

Entrepreneurs, Events, High Technology, Innovation Posted Feb 26, 2014 by Kayla Krause

Tech Tuesdays: Coming to a City Near You

Networking can be difficult sometimes – but when you have great people and free food and drinks, it makes that whole awkward introduction thing not so awkward anymore! Last night was one of the monthly Tech Tuesday nights at Kingston Station, located in the Downtown Crossing area of Boston. For those not so familiar with […]

Entrepreneurs, Innovation Posted Feb 12, 2014 by Chris Carleton

Help Wanted: Copy Editor at Bridgewater Associates

It’s not typical for us to use our blog as a job openings/classified section – there are a few not-inconsequential sites that seem to do a solid job on that front! But, this opportunity was shared with us by a close friend – and is so good we wanted to share it with our network. […]

Innovation, Uncategorized Posted Jun 6, 2013 by Kevin Kosh

From Websites to Parasites…to Collective Perfection?

  From most reports, we are a nation of cord cutters.  We are technology addicts that speak responsibly of privacy and propriety in the way digital businesses deal with us, but simultaneously consume irrationally and become easily distracted by, and attracted to, the digital squirrel of innovation.  There were a number of stories last week […]

Innovation, Uncategorized Posted Mar 22, 2013 by Kevin Kosh

Ummm…is this thing on?

New experience time again.  You may remember not too long ago I got a taste of my own PR medicine when I became an interview subject – and ultimately a quoted source – on a security breach.  To be honest, it was fun – at least for me.  You’ll notice I haven’t been quoted since.  […]

Company Culture, Innovation Posted Nov 7, 2012 by Kevin Kosh

Fr-AGILE Marketing: “Major Award” Trend or Sexy Novelty?

  The IMS structure of focused, tight sessions was extremely successful at achieving a high level of energy and engagement.  That model mirrored the dynamic of one of its day 1 topics –Agile Marketing. The panel was moderated by Jim Ewel, Principal, Agile Marketing and featured a crack team that included Scott Brinker President & […]

Innovation, Uncategorized Posted Mar 9, 2012 by Kevin Kosh

RSA Recap: React, Reinvigorate, Reinforce, Repeat?

          And so ends another annual RSA Conference.  As usual the floor was filled with everything from Sumo wrestlers to Cyborgs.                 However, for an industry that has seen chaos in the past few years from all manner of groups – from Hacktivists to nation-states […]

Entrepreneurs, Innovation Posted Oct 16, 2009 by Kevin Kosh

A Night of Firsts and What Did You Just Call Me?

Wednesday night was a red letter day for me, and a fun one for CHEN PR. Chris Carleton and I attended our first Mass Innovation Night at the very cool Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation and had the distinct pleasure of buying everyone a drink at Biagio afterward. It’s a fun and interesting […]