Adam Dooley, Author at Dooley Communications

My how time flies! This summer we’re celebrating 10 years in business. Many thanks to our wonderful clients, employees and suppliers for making the last decade possible. Whether we’re working with a Fortune 100 company or a Winnipeg-based start-up, we love what we do and always do our best. We continue to grow as Manitoba’s…

The old saw says that all publicity is good publicity, but that old saw is rusty and out of tune. There are indeed times when staying silent is preferred. We regularly run private media training sessions for executives and boards of directors. In those sessions, we talk quite a bit about what to say and…

Catherine Wreford Ledlow is a River Heights mom, wife, teacher and performer. She’s also an inspiration, and we wanted to help her get the word out about what she was trying to achieve. Catherine found out she had brain cancer in 2013, just weeks after her second child was born. Diagnosed with a similar cancer…

Our focus on delivering exceptional communications campaigns for our clients means we need to have exceptional people. We’re happy to announce two new faces have joined our team: Raegan Hedley and Janice Tober. We are pleased to announce Raegan Hedley has joined our staff as a Communications Specialist. A recent graduate of the University of…

Memorable communications The bible is likely the best-selling book of all time. According to the American Bible Society, about 88 per cent of American homes contain a bible, averaging 4.7 copies per household. That’s an awful lot of holy scripture. You would think with all those bibles out there, the 10 Commandments would be well…

There’s no doubt that the worlds of public relations, marketing and digital content strategy are converging. Except in specialized situations, it’s hard to imagine a situation today where the ongoing practice of public relations can be isolated from social media, native advertising and good web content. When working with our clients we regularly create strategies…

Man being interviewed by multiple reporters

Years ago, when I was just a young communications manager, I had a great idea to pitch out to media about my company. It involved getting one of our company’s financial experts to comment on something that was happening in the news that day. The expert said sure, he’d love to do it. He had…

At the risk of stating the obvious, communications strategies don’t start with tactics. And yet, that’s exactly where we see many companies spending a lot of their energy. They launch one tactic after another – like toy sailboats on a duck pond – and are frustrated when none of them seem to reach the other…

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…