10 Pieces of Advice from Betsy Plank


Betsy Plank experienced all the ins and outs of PR in her career which spanned 63 years. While faced with many different PR challenges, situations and crises, she persevered through them all. Her wisdom is still relevant today, so we decided to share 10 pieces of advice from the PR guru herself. Take notes, you won’t want to forget these!

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The Plank Center’s mission is to help develop and recognize outstanding diverse public relations leaders, role models and mentors to advance ethical public relations in an evolving, global society. The Center works to achieve its mission by:

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