Not Your Average Jo

Surfing lessons for life & business from a newbie surfer

May 1, 2017 by Jo in Creativity, Just for fun, News, PR

As I look at the date of my last blog post (the horror! shock! gasp!), I realize that I am desperate need of:


A) An update;
B) A blog post calendar; and
C) Another surf vacation (“desperate need” may be pushing it on this one).


I’ll work on all of the above.

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Bill 6: A lesson from the NDP on how (not) to handle public consultations

December 7, 2015 by Jo in News, PR, Public Consultation

The NDP have landed themselves in a whole heap of trouble on the farm these last few weeks.

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Photo Booth meets VW bus… yes folks, it’s here in YYC

September 3, 2015 by Jo in Creativity, Just for fun, News, PR, Promotion, Social Media

Well, hello again!


I am much overdue for a new post after a painfully long reprieve from blogging at Not Your Average Jo.

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The Body Never Lies: Nonverbal Cues in PR

April 10, 2015 by Jo in Media Training, News, PR

We’re all aware of body language and how powerful it is when we communicate on a daily basis. But in the world of PR, it is a strong signal and can provide a certain authenticity when communicating a message.

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It’s Awards Season! Why you should consider applying for industry awards

January 15, 2015 by Jo in News, PR, Promotion

Yes, it’s that time of year once again. Time to set your PVR to catch the full line-up of award shows and fashion statements (or not).

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