Breakthrough Patient Recruitment

Three Ways of Cultivating Gratitude

During the holiday season, we often talk about being thankful. We appreciate our friends and family and our health. We look at everything in our favor and ponder our positive life experiences. When we do this, we are indeed practicing the art of gratitude. Gratitude is defined as "the feeling of appreciation and thanks." It is an emotion expressing gratefulness for what one has-as opposed what one wants or needs. Gratitude brings about the opportunity to see a situation from mor… [Read More]

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Communicating with Clients

As a health communications firm, we obviously place a high premium on quality communication. Like any company, many types of communication make up our work-employee relations, media relations, and of course, customers relations. Harvard Business School research suggests that increasing customer retention rates by 5 percent increases profits by 25 percent to 95 percent.   Below are six tips that will help you keep your current clients happy and willing to continue to invest in… [Read More]

You Should Be Blogging to Celebrate National Blog Posting Month

November is National Blog Posting Month. Seriously. Often abbreviated as NaBloPoMo, the month-long exercise launched in November 2006 as a way to celebrate the discipline of blog writing. So we wanted to take this opportunity to talk about why blogs are an increasingly important communications tool.   Before we talk about the benefits of blogs, let's talk about some common concerns about blogs that may be deterring you from jumping on the blog bandwagon:   Blogs a… [Read More]


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