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Is Coach Q A Genius? Or Not?

Coach Q's line shuffling and roster decisions have received mixed results this season. What's key for the Hawks' to achieve success in the post-season?

To make a deep run into the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Chicago Blackhawks must find the right combination of offensive and defensive talents, of finesse and grit.

PR: Looking for Value?

Valek & Co. Clients Gain Media Exposure, Avoid Big Agency Prices

When Ray Valek left the agency world to start his own company, he vowed to deliver great results and outstanding value. Here's how Valek & Co. has kept this promise.

Health Care Reform: What Does It Mean for Employers, Employees and Your Communication Plan?

Breakout Session to be held from 11:15 a.m.-Noon, May 21, 2014, Chicago

At Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Connect 14 Conference

  • Learn how to guide your employees and retirees through a changing health care landscape, presenting both opportunities and challenges.

Book Review: Don't Let Health Care Bankrupt America. Lesson #1: Start Walking

Don’t Let Health Care Bankrupt America is written by George C. Halvorson, former chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit health plan and health system. The book describes the pre-Obamacare state of the health care system and doesn’t take sides in the political debate.

A Documentary Review: How to Survive A Plague

This documentary takes us back to the 1980s, when the scourge of AIDS was lethal and feared. “How to Survive A Plague” reminds us of the hard, difficult work that is required to achieve any kind of significant social change.

The Power of "Yes! and . . ."

"Yes! and . . ." reflects Valek & Co.'s positive approach to business, life and service. This philosophy emanates from The Second City’s school of improvisational comedy – the training ground for Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell and many other prominent entertainers.

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