Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2013«

Lean In: How to organize a social movement and make it home for dinner

April 25, 2013


I’ve been incredibly fascinated by Sheryl Sandberg ever since last year when I read about her vow to leave the office at 5:30 pm and then watched her TED talk about “Why we have too few women leaders.” Her messages about leaning into your career certainly apply to an industry like public relations, which has traditionally been dominated by […]

A shortage of yoga pants? I’m outraged.

April 18, 2013


“Women could be forced to make due with any other kind of pants…” Yoga Pants Shortage – YouTube. Make fun all you want, Jimmy Kimmel. Not having Lulu yoga pants to wear is kind of a big deal. Jokes aside, Lululemon recently found itself in a PR crisis of sorts when they had to recall one of […]

Dove Experiment: Do You See the Real You?

April 16, 2013


Dove has always been about “real beauty,” and I particularly love this recent campaign that aims to change the way women view themselves. It’s very easy to focus on the things you don’t like — that others never even notice! Also, bravo to Dove to continuing to stay true to their brand message in advertisements […]

Corporate Apologies

April 11, 2013


Don Draper would never stand for this! Actually, Don Draper would probably love this kind of thing. What is with American corporations today? These two recent advertising nightmares show that some big brands still don’t get it – whether you’ve approved the content or not, the fact that an agency you employ would create something […]