July 2016 - Dooley Communications

I recently finished reading Simon Sinek’s Start with Why. Like many business-focused books these days, this one could probably have been shorter and accomplished the same thing, but it was definitely worth the read for anyone running a business today. In fact, the core of the book is as true for self-improvement as it is…

I’m a firm believer that great organizations rely on great leadership. And great leaders rely on great communications skills. That belief is essentially what prompted me to start Dooley Communications – to help the leaders of organizations create, hone and execute communications strategies. When Winston Churchill inspired Great Britain to overcome the most horrific odds…

Blogs have emerged as an influential media outlet for PR professionals seeking to gain publicity for stories and product reviews. Working with bloggers has some additional benefits, as many are willing to advocate and present positive reviews for products and events they enjoy. As a PR professional, this can be such an important tool to…

The best stories are the ones with details. The ones that have personality added to them and are told in the person’s own words, using their own voice. A lot of people who get into a career of communications and public relations do so because they love to tell stories. Storytelling is at the core…

Time flies! It was nine years ago this week that I launched Dooley Communications from my dining room table. I started out with a goal to try to replace my income, but soon found there was demand for quality, senior level corporate communications and public relations advice. It wasn’t long before I had to add…