Entries by Emily Hartzog


Training as a Perk? Absolutely!

Today, millennials make up a larger percentage of our workforce than any other generation, so it’s no wonder that HR professionals and business leaders are interested in learning more about what makes this group of knowledge workers tick. And it may not be what you think. Let’s face it – millennials have gotten kind of […]

Perfecting Your Elevator Speech

Your elevator speech, your succinct, power-packed company description timed perfectly to share in between floors in an elevator (thus the term “elevator speech”) is probably a phrase you’re familiar with. Any time you’re asked, “So what does (YOUR ORGANIZATION) do?” you’ve delivered it, and hopefully you’ve crafted it over time. Since it’s one of the […]

Declare Independence from Your Desk – Get the Best Ideas by Getting Out

For those of you who work in an office, you may find yourself all too often stuck behind a desk, behind a screen and behind the ball. This self-inflicted “chained to our desk” mentality is killing our productivity and damaging our health.   At Chartwell Agency, we have the opportunity to think creatively every day for clients. Whether we […]

Company Culture – Questions I Really Want to Ask

We recently attended Counselor’s Academy,  a fantastic conference sponsored by PRSA which was jam-packed with valuable information for agency owners and leaders. It was an opportunity to connect with others who, like Chartwell Agency, are swimming the wild currents of change in sea of communications while also managing a business. One of the most popular […]

Messaging Lessons from Election Season – Keep It Simple, Then Keep at It

We’re coming into election season, and with the sheer volume of eager presidential candidates throwing their hats in the ring for 2020, it’s a fascinating time to watch savvy campaign strategists and managers look at the polls, do the math, pull out their thesauruses, and then craft and test campaign messaging. Candidates have to nail […]