About Melissa Barry

Melissa is a Senior Consultant on the Organizational Effectiveness team based in our New York office. As an organizational psychologist, she works with various groups throughout Ketchum network and the complementary business units. Melissa helps to counsel teams on strategy implementation, organizational productivity, acquisition integration, team dynamics, and more. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and photography. You can follow Melissa on Twitter @melissabarry.

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Getting Past No

Think about the last time you came up with an exciting, insightful, creative idea. Picture how deeply committed you were to this concept, and how exhilarated you felt as you began to share it with others. Pretty nice, right? Now remember how it felt when the idea got shot down by someone who didn’t share your passion – and, worse, who had the power to kill it completely.

What went wrong? Whomever we are trying to share a creative idea with, we all struggle with this question. How can we as individuals be so connected to a concept while others – clients, colleagues, spouses, or friends – can’t even begin to wrap their heads around it?

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Five Tips to Manage Your Energy

Can you think of a time when you couldn’t get started on the project that was sitting in front of you no matter how hard you tried? Have you encountered moments in your day when you just can’t seem to get anything else done?Well, if you answered yes to any of these questions, don’t worry because I have some tips for you!

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