Becky Gaylord

Becky worked as a reporter for more than 15 years in Washington, D.C.; Sydney, Australia; and Cleveland, Ohio for major publications including the New York Times, Salon.com, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and was Associate Editor of the Plain Dealer's Editorial Page before she launched the consulting practice, Gaylord LLC. The company helps clients improve their external relations and communication and increase their influence and impact. Becky blogs about that (a few other things) at Framing What Works.

Becky Gaylord's Posts:

12 Most Crucial Rules for Content Sharing

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 7 comments

Every day, a sea of content flows into our Twitter streams, RSS feeds, email inboxes and other electronic channels. Social media has made...

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12 Most Brainiac Benefits from Getting a Degree, Mid-Career

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Blog, Business, Character & Ethics, Education and training, Finance, Inspiration, Job search, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | 2 comments

Weeks away from graduating with a Masters degree — and needing a suitable excuse to turn away, briefly, from my thesis project — I...

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12 Most Epiphanic Moments of a Decade on Social Media

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Blog, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 5 comments

Like the curious, geeky gal I am, when wading into social media, I caught some of the early waves. I joined LinkedIn in 2003, for instance....

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12 Most Confidence-Boosting Tips for Rocking a Big Project

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Home-based business, Inspiration, Sustainability, Talent & Professional Development | 18 comments

I faced a big deadline for a client project this week. Without realizing it, I’d allowed fear and doubt to seep into my brain. Not so...

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12 Most Nifty Tips for Networking

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Job search, Networking, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Sales & Marketing, Sustainability, Talent & Professional Development, Trade shows | 33 comments

Having a solid group of professional associates is a definite benefit. It lets us find a job faster, identify a fabulous recruit more...

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12 Most Tremendous Quotes about Teachers

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Blog, Education, Family & Parenting, Inspiration, Lifestyle | 7 comments

      The start of school is full of possibilities. As a new school year dawns, take a moment (or 12) to reflect on the...

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12 Most Walloping Ways Anyone Can Make a Huge Impact

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Blog, Family & Parenting, Inspiration, Lifestyle, Relationships & Dating, Social Good | 11 comments

Huge gifts impress. No doubt about that. A shiny diamond, a sleek new car, a weekend away for a sweetheart — these all are fantastic...

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12 Most Dynamite Tips for Job Seekers

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Blog, Business, Communication, Inspiration, Job search, Networking, Presenting, Professional & Personal Development, Relationships, Talent & Professional Development | Comments Off

Employ these powerful pointers and ignite the fuse on your own job search. Or, pass them to a friend, colleague or contact and help them...

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12 Most Feeble Excuses Leaders Give to Shun Social Media

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Blog, Branding & Design, Creativity & Innovation, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 11 comments

Thankfully, more and more folks with corner offices are starting to get that savvy social media use can boost the bottom line. Plenty of...

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12 Most Basic Tips for Brands

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Blog, Branding & Design, Creativity & Innovation, Digital & Online, Media, Social Media & Blogging, Technology | 5 comments

Marketing and branding are changing so quickly I wonder whether hardcover textbooks on the subjects will soon be extinct — except as...

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