What if…?

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Event, Social Media.

Recently I went to a talk led by my friend Julie Gaver, a keynote and motivational speaker, workshop host, and all-around truly amazing woman! I’ve known Julie for years and really got to know her going through Leadership Maryland together. Julie’s recent talk was called “Wise Women, Wild Hearts.” The event was organized and hosted …

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The importance of recognizing milestones

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

A couple of weekends ago, my daughter Tabitha had a huge milestone… she graduated! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that Tabitha and I had a bet on graduation day: If I cried, I’d pay her $5, and if I didn’t cry, she’d pay me $5. The results? I did NOT cry, so …

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[Guest Blog] One year with Platinum PR

Posted on May 28, 2019 by Ellen Buchanan and filed under Blog.

Today we have a guest blog written by Ellen Buchanan, who is celebrating her one-year anniversary of working at Platinum PR as the Communications Specialist! Here’s Ellen… I remember my first day at Platinum PR like it was just yesterday. Sandy and I were attending a client lunch, and she was introducing me to a …

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My tourist experience at Disney World

Posted on May 14, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Recently, I had the experience of being a tourist at the epitome of all tourist destinations: Disney World! For spring break, Tabitha’s high school marching band was marching in the Disney parade one afternoon. I chaperoned the trip and went along as part of our mother-daughter 12 Months of Fun before she heads off to …

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An easy way to “braindump” blog ideas (Part 3 of 4-part series)

Posted on April 30, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Social Media.

In this newsletter series, we’re discussing key ideas for creating content. In the last newsletter, we discussed how to collaborate on blog ideas with team members. Sometimes, you may not be able to brainstorm with others, and you need a technique to easily brainstorm yourself! One of my favorite tools for collecting my ideas is …

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[Guest Blog] Lessons Learned From My Season With the Redskins

Posted on January 22, 2019 by Ellen Buchanan and filed under Blog, Communications.

Today we have a guest blog from our Communications Specialist, Ellen! Enjoy 🙂     If you’re a Washington Redskins fan, you know that the 2018 season was full of ups and downs. The team led the division at one point and had a chance at making the playoffs. Then, injuries plagued them and the hope …

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