Wishing our clients and colleagues, families and friends all the fixin’s, a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy 2019!
Resch Strategies today announced the addition of Laura Biehl as the firm’s new Director of Public Affairs. In her role, Biehl will be responsible for managing, supporting and enhancing the public affairs and public relations services Resch Strategies provides its growing list of clients throughout Michigan. She will join the firm after the first of the new year.
Months ago, I asked my readership to submit questions for me to answer on the blog. In theory, it was a brilliant idea—I’m sick of the legwork that comes with doing my own original writing. I don’t have any interesting ideas, hobbies, passions, talents, skills, so placing the creative burden on your collective shoulders felt like a stroke of genius.
Every so often our fearless leader, Matt, takes a day off. He makes a lot of announcements, sends out his calendar notifications, and then drives away with his family—presumably to relax and recharge. What I’d like to share with the world today is what goes on while Matt is not here.
It’s Resch Strategies, unsupervised.
We caught up with Barb Whitney, Executive Director for Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, on her experience with Leadership Lansing after receiving the Resch Strategies Leadership Lansing Scholarship.
Resch Strategies will be well represented on the Island, as always. The implacable Matt Resch will be attending to the needs of clients, scouting locations for the next Cold Oatmeal podcast, and doing all sorts of other impressive things.
Nick? He’ll be in Lansing, holding down the fort. But don’t weep for him. It’s not all bad. In fact, staying behind has a few distinct advantages.
At our team meeting Monday, it was suggested that I blog about the scores of PR blunders Michigan State University has committed in its “handling” of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse spree. “You should do it,” one said. “I saw your tweet over the weekend and thought you should write a blog about this.”
No #fakenews here. It's the 2017 Resch Strategies holiday card cartoon.
Guys, I don’t know what to write. It’s been months since my last blog – a masterpiece if there ever was such a thing – but writing it squeezed every last bit of creativity out of me. I simply have nothing left to give.