USU, UofU & BYU – Give Roman a shot!!!! Maybe he’s the next Ziggy in NCAA football

Today’s Daily Herald article on Roman Wendelboe lays out a compelling story of an immigrant child seizing the American Dream to excel academically with dreams of the NCAA football gridiron. I pitched this story to the Herald after hearing of Roman’s Utah High School Hall of Fame induction a couple of months ago.  His story inspires me so.

‘Ziggy’ Ansah made us love him with his path from Africa through

BYU to the NFL. Unassuming, innocent, and driven by ...

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5 Headturning PR Tech Trends

In recent years, the Internet, social media, and PR tech advances have turned the Public Relations (PR) industry on its head. What once was known as traditional press releases, phone pitching, and persuasive speech are now tweets, instagram, and hashtags harnessing the power of smartphones, iPads, and other tablet PC’s. This rapid evolution might even leave  Ivy Lee (“father of PR”) speechless if he could see his industry today. Here are five useful, if not mandatory, PR innovations.

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Father’s Day – Dad Still Matters

Father’s Day was a great “daddy payday” for me. All three of my grown children reached out to me in meaningful ways.  I hope to always say I’m an “all in” dad. Of all the public stuff around the holiday, this video warms my heart.  In a day when half of all babies are born into single mother environments, I for one say Dad’s still matter. Thanks for showing up Dad!

 

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Data Continues to Mount on Benefits of Human Breast Milk Nutrition for Premature Infants

— Prolacta Bioscience Applauds Independent Breast Milk Studies Presented at 2013 Pediatric Academics Society Annual Meeting —

INDUSTRY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Prolacta Bioscience, the leader of human breast milk nutrition for premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) applauds the focus of human milk nutrition highlighted at the recent Pediatric Academics Society (PAS) Annual Meeting. The growing number of studies conducted independently point to rising interest of providing an exclusive human milk diet for extremely ...

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Google Fiber, PR, and Utah

These three things have nothing in common right? Wrong.

Recently the city of Provo in Utah Valley, a place  I call home, announced it would make a huge announcement that would change the city entirely by putting us on the map. Great, I thought…another mall or maybe even a commercial airline terminal at our airport (it’s hardly a landing strip). The morning of the big announcement came and I sat waiting for what was to come. The mayor stood with ...

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