Leadership and Accountability Lessons Can Be Fun

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My parents taught me about leadership and accountability, and I haven’t stopped learning and growing. I feel that I’m just as curious now as I was when I was younger. I enjoy seeing how leaders of different organizations, whether they’re in sports, government or business, teach leadership, goodwill and accountability. This recent article written by Gene Healey for the Chattanooga Times Free Press caught my eye. In short, the University of Tennessee–Chattanooga football team’s wide receivers coach gives his players two teachable moment options if they forget to bring their playbooks to a team meeting. Option 1 is to run, … Read More

Mark McNeely Honored as the Nashville Emerging Leader 2016 Impact Award Winner

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MP&F’s founding partner, Mark McNeely, was recently presented with the Nashville Emerging Leader 2016 Impact Award by YP Nashville and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. The award honors a top Nashville leader who has made a significant impact on guiding and mentoring young professionals in the community. Since MP&F’s doors opened in 1987, hundreds of PR pros and interns have contributed to the company’s success. Mark has invested in the professional development of each and every one of them. Mark also supports communications students through his relationships with universities across the state and continued support of communications scholarships. In … Read More

If We Had Known Then What We Know Now

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MP&F professionals share advice for college students “If you could go back to college, what would you do differently while in school?” This was one of the many questions college students asked panelists and me during the University of Tennessee’s biennial PR Day. I was thrilled to participate and be invited as an alumna. After I finished talking with the students about the lessons I had learned so far throughout my professional journey, I was curious to see how my colleagues at MP&F would respond to the same questions. Here’s how they responded to the most popular questions students asked … Read More