I often forget how much of a greenhorn in public information I am. Last week I posted on conducting media management using social media and one of my favorite crisis communications heroes left a comment that reminded me of it. (In the nicest possible way, of course.)
Whenever I feel like a newbie, I head back to these posts by Denise Graveline, of the Don’t Get Caught blog. She’s now had two posts geared towards new communicators as they start in the business, and I love them. I wish I could contribute something, but honestly, I continue to find myself on the learning side of that equation.
Some of the best are as follows:
- Ask for–or go get–training and development on a regular basis.
- Don’t get sucked into the cubicle.
- Be bold.
- Decide what you don’t need to learn.