Why Every Company Needs a Chief Puppy Officer

In 2014 HB implemented a dog-friendly office culture and we love it. We even hired our very own Chief Puppy Officer, Obi-Wan Kenobi. As we celebrate his first birthday on July 6, we wanted to reflect on the positive impact he’s made on our team. We think every office should have a Chief Puppy Officer, […]

The Value of Incentives


Potty training. Parents with children who have gone through this process, are going through it or will be going through it: you have my sympathy. When you really think about it, the idea of using a toilet is a foreign concept to a toddler. What’s the real value for them if they’ve been getting their […]

You Made a Mistake. Now What?

You’ve probably heard this before: many of the world’s most famous icons and role models faced challenges and made mistakes before ultimately reaching success. Take former NBC Tonight Show host, Conan O’Brien, who, in one of my favorite commencement speeches, shared:  “Whether you fear it or not, disappointment will come. The beauty is that through […]

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The Greentown Labs space often looks more packed than even this!

One of the great things about working at HB is the chance to set down a laptop in a place like Greentown Labs. The team loves the time we spend there, not just because of the Bevi machine, but because of the energy within its walls. It’s just great to work among so many smart […]

BostInno State of Innovation

HB’s Taylor Johnson and Chuck Tanowitz attended BostInno’s State of Innovation. Find out what the day consisted of!

Hit by lightning, bitten by a cobra, and ridiculously popular on YouTube

Growing up, the term “bad” meant good. As in, “That car is bad, man.” The cool factor has long worn off for this term, but I’m seeing a resemblance with the word “ridiculous.” The more ridiculous something is, the more attention it receives. “Did you see that play by Steph Curry? It was ridiculous!” Or […]

How to Train Your Rock Star in 11 Easy Steps

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Congratulations to Julia Bucchianeri!  She recently won the Striker Award, which honors the top young PR person in New England. This is no small feat, as the award attracts a lot of attention. Just being good at your job isn’t enough to win. I’ve been honored to work with and help train two people who […]

Sip & Share: Vehr Communications

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It’s not everyday that you get to talk to and share a drink with friends and leaders in the communications industry. But each year, the IPREX annual Global Leadership Conference becomes just that opportunity. At this year’s event in London, I met Darcy Little, senior account executive at Vehr Communications. When Nick Vehr, president of […]

Boston Does More with Less


Love or hate Boston, we have bragging rights for a reason and a new win to celebrate — we’re the most energy-efficient big city in the nation thanks to a new report from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The report covers various aspects from local government to transportation and community initiatives. You can view Boston’s […]

Sip & Share: DH


Lisa Cargill, PR powerhouse and our IPREX partner, shares her proudest professional moment, what makes DH unique, and describes one especially important initiative that she’s worked on getting off the ground in Spokane, Washington (oh, and her favorite beverage of course).  HB Agency: How long have you been at DH? LC: This is my thirteenth […]