The Give and Take of Mentoring

Posted on 23. May, 2013 by in Blog, mentoring, our philosophy, Uncategorized

Mentors can be very powerful allies but perhaps not in the way they are typically portrayed. See how various life lessons from different people be combined to form a ‘composite mentor’, and how the cycle of mentorship increases growth.

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“Home Sweet Home”

Posted on 14. Nov, 2012 by in Blog, entrepreneurs, Health, Health Information, innovation, our philosophy, Personal, Recent Company News

Dear friends and colleagues; My father, who died at 42 of a heart attack, was a wise man. He taught me that by loving ourselves and by cherishing our time on earth, we would be rewarded far beyond our financial and professional success. I learned the hard way that being responsible for yourself and your […]

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November is National Home Care & Hospice Month

Posted on 15. Nov, 2011 by in Blog, community, core values, Health, our philosophy

Because there is no Place Like Home We should celebrate the homecare professionals who tend to our loved ones day in and out.  The care given by nurses, therapists and homes care aides has helped families by dedicating their life on behalf of the aged, disabled, and ill loved ones.  Take a moment and send them a […]

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I met Steve Jobs when…

Posted on 08. Oct, 2011 by in Blog, innovation, our philosophy, Recent Company News

Since 1985, I have been an evangelist for Steve Jobs and Apple. If it wasn’t for the Macintosh computer, my company probably wouldn’t exist today. When people ask me how did I start my business and why did I name it First Experience Communication, they go hand-in-hand. I named my business in honor and memory of […]

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Failure often leads to success

Posted on 23. Apr, 2011 by in Blog, business development, core competencies, entrepreneurs, innovation, our philosophy

Great article from The Economist “Fail often, fail well”. Do us all good to read. I know I have learned from failure by taking risks not aligned with my core business. Now I take calculated risks that relate to where I want the business to go — health, education and technology.

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Telling Your Story Workshop Appreciated

Posted on 19. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, community, Non-Profit, nonprofit, our philosophy, Portfolio

Morning Musing Workshop Once Upon a Time…The Story is Everything. Presented by Ira Yellen, President/CEO The face. The voice. The success. The event. All of these are parts of a story. Yet how do you choose the one example that fully encompasses everything your organization is, all that it does? And how do you tell […]

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What are your marketing goals?

Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by in Blog, core competencies, core services, core values, our philosophy, selecting an agency, Selecting Marketing Firm

Communication is the exchange of information through common understanding and need. You may wish to educate or persuade, but most of all, you want individuals or groups to take action. Communication and marketing delivery systems such as advertising, public relations, direct marketing, the Internet, social networking, etc.  can provide solutions, but how does an organization […]

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Article on Social Media — Ira Yellen Quoted

Posted on 13. Jul, 2009 by in Blog, our philosophy, Uncategorized

Public Relations Pros Using Social Media To Spread Message

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Count Your Blessings

Posted on 08. Oct, 2008 by in core values, our philosophy

October 2008 with the leaves turning that wonderful rainbow of colors, family, friends, business associates, and clients keep asking me — “Are we going to be okay?” A few nights ago, I went to the annual Leadership Greater Hartford’s Polaris awards. This event recognizes and honors selfless individuals who practice what they preach. And that […]

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In today’s economic environment, it is back to the basics.

Posted on 15. Aug, 2008 by in business development, core competencies, core services, core values, entrepreneurs, our philosophy, overview

How an integrated/marketing communications strategy can make your organization grow in uncertain times. The key to surviving in today’s challenging business environment is delivering consistent performance over time. But more than revenues and profits, performance today is measured in terms of value. While often hard to quantify on the balance sheet, value is what separates […]

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