4 PR lessons from ‘The Hunger Games’

You’re not risking your life or saving others’ lives, but there are some good lessons communicators can take away from the dystopian series.

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For anyone who is a fan of “The Hunger Games,” it’s nearly impossible not to draw parallels to your life and society. The release of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2,” the final installment in this popular franchise, is Nov. 20, and excitement is growing. Whether they relate to politics, romance, business or pop culture, there are lessons in the books and movies that communicators can apply to our daily routines.

Here are four PR-related lessons learned from the bold characters in the series:

1. Develop relationships and network.

With 24 tributes participating in the games, it’s important that you make connections. Your friends and allies are your key assets. Whether they need food, medicine or weapons, all of the tributes must rely on the help of others.

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