No BS Blog

The Stranger Problem

August 27, 2013

In the PR world it happens to be our job to talk to strangers. More than that, it is our job to turn strangers into friends, business partners, resources, mentors, colleagues, etc. Finding ways to strike up conversations with people, journalists in particular, we don’t know is what we do every day in hopes they [Read More]

I Want To Be A TechStar: Demo Day 2013 In Boulder

August 21, 2013

Demo Day is Boulder at its finest. The Boulder Theater is dressed for the occasion and so are the TechStars teams. In true Boulder style, the dress code is company T-Shirts and jeans. We are ready. We are ready to listen and to be inspired by ten companies who have spent the last three months [Read More]

Taking Action: It’s No Secret for this Millionaire

August 12, 2013

On Sunday I had the honor of attending a viewing party for Secret Millionaire at BDA, a branded merchandise agency best known for inventing the modern-day bobble head (and a Barokas PR client). As one of this season’s secret millionaires, BDA CEO Jay Deutsch was selected by ABC to go undercover into a poverty-stricken neighborhood [Read More]