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KC IABC membership files: KATHRYN LORENZEN

11:38 20 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership
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Kathryn Lorenzen Company: LandaJob Marketing & Creative Talent Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: My membership in KC IABC has given me so much in professional enrichment and personal connections. I always find programming that adds to my understanding of the changing world of communications, and I've made sustaining friendships that have deepened over the years. In addition, I've had the opportunity to give back by contributing to KC...

KC IABC membership files: ROY HARRYMAN

11:08 19 November in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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  Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: We're all busy at work just keeping our heads above water. Slipping away to KC IABC events has kept me educated, energized and even entertained. It's introduced me to a great network of friendly people who are smart and are happy to share their savvy. I'm happy to call many of them friends as well as colleagues.           –Roy Harryman KC IABC member...

ERIC MORGENSTERN: 18 lessons for 18 years

09:46 18 November in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Since founding Morningstar Communications on October 1, 1997, I have learned a lot. Usually the hard way. People often say, “If I only knew then what I know now…” In the spirit of giving back to so many who have helped me along the way, I now return the favor by sharing 18 lessons I have learned. [caption id="attachment_12604" align="alignleft" width="175"] The only thing you ever truly...

KC IABC membership files: ERIC MORGENSTERN

10:02 13 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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ERIC MORGENSTERN Company: Morningstar Communications Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: I’ve built great relationships and friends through my involvement with KC IABC over the years. Those valued connections span a wide range of talented communicators who share life values of learning from each other, strengthening relationships and paying it forward. The diversity of thought is incredibly helpful to me as a person and professional. KC IABC provides extraordinary...

IABC extends Membership Month through November – join or renew today!

16:30 30 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Dear KC IABC members, Thank you for your support of Member Month throughout October. The involvement of chapters and regions in promoting the campaign and IABC membership as a whole has been extremely positive and we have certainly seen the results of these efforts reflected in our membership numbers. As a result of the success of the campaign and following feedback from chapter members and regional leaders, the...

Feeling stuck? Try these tips for getting creative with boring topics

15:50 30 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Sometimes, coming up with ideas for killer campaigns is easy. The company is amazing, the project is worthwhile, or to borrow the cliché, the product almost sells itself. Other times, though, we all get stuck. The topic is boring, the project isn’t too important, or we just can’t think of a new way to tackle the same old thing. Enter John Hornaday, account director at Barkley,...

KC IABC seeks member feedback

12:58 27 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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We would like to invite you, as a KC IABC member, to participate in our member satisfaction survey. Your responses will help ensure we are meeting member needs and providing valuable services. The 25 question survey should take about 15 minutes to complete. Your prompt reply will ensure your input is included in our 2016 planning. Take the survey...

KC IABC President’s Note: Build relationships with allies to advance your career

10:05 27 October in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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I was fortunate to join about 100 other communicators at the Southern Region Conference in October. One of the key takeaways for me was from “Ally or Adversary.” The session focused on the importance of identifying and cultivating three to five allies in the workplace in order to navigate politics, silos and turf wars, and positively impact success. Our speaker said Ally relationships are reciprocal,...

The KC IABC membership files: JENNY MATKOVICH

12:30 25 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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JENNY MATKOVICH Company: Cerner Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: At a time when marketing is no longer just about the products you sell, but the stories you tell, experiences are everything. I'm constantly inspired by the various communications professionals who make up KC IABC. The connections I've made in KC IABC and the insights I've gained have given me an edge in corporate communications. My involvement managing KC...