Entries by Hannah Fullam

Content + Delivery = Impact

Way back when, people in business and society were very particular about how they presented themselves. They had impeccable manners and beautiful clothes, they dressed for dinner every day—think “Downton Abbey.” Then came the late 20th century, and suddenly “casual” was cool. Ties and high heels were out; khakis (or even jeans) were in. Formality […]

You’ve Got Talent!

Clients often come to us to find specialists in disciplines that aren’t a “core competence” under the corporate roof. It takes visual designers, audio technicians, digital editors, and more to put together a great event. But within our client base, we often uncover hidden talents that add just the right touch and sensibility to resonate […]

The Carter Center: A Round of Applause For Peace, Health and Understanding

Wayne Jackson talks about his relationship with the Carter Center. Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter founded Carter Center in 1982 to promote global human rights and welfare can claim remarkable achievements.  From eradicating persistent diseases to fostering democratic processes in numerous countries, the Carter Center sets a standard among NGOs for influence and effectiveness in program […]

WAIT! Don’t pack that!

Sorting, packing, moving, stacking.   That’s enough to start the year, right?  Not for Preston Productions! In the midst of our exciting move to our new space, we have been fortunate enough to work on some really exciting shows for a couple of innovative clients. In January, our team traveled to Las Vegas, NV to work […]

Showing How It’s Done, Telling It Like It Is

Every business discipline has its own jargon, even communications (consider the ubiquitous terms “content” or “social”).  It speeds up some conversations, but can easily obscure some important ideas as well.  By applying a completely different vocabulary we can gain some insight. At Preston, we like to talk about leadership communications in terms of theatre.  We […]

Getting a Move On

As comfortable as we had been on St. Martin Drive, last year it was becoming clear that our clients’ growing needs called for an expanded facility. In a new building we could offer capabilities to help customers take advantage of rapid changes taking place in communications technology and practices.  And so we made the decision […]

What You Don’t Say, Counts

So last year’s Best Picture Oscar went to a story about public speaking – and this year, it’s all about what can be done with silence.  “The Artist” makes amazing use of gestures, gazes, graphics and music to engage us in a simple love story. Corporate stories are rarely quite as straightforward, but business presentations […]