How agency owner Jennifer Babbit Bodner stays organized

What tools can help a PR entrepreneur stay on top of their many responsibilities and tasks? This PR pro and agency owner in Atlanta swears by her Google calendar and Slack.

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After stints at Edelman and on the brand side, Jennifer Babbit Bodner decided she wanted to go out on her own.

Now her days consist of early mornings, close conversations with her team and her clients, family time and lots of coffee. She keeps it all under control with a Google Calendar, Slack channels and a willingness to try something new.

For example, her agency is getting away from the model of tracking and billing time.  How does it work?

Here’s what she had to say about her work in PR in our latest in the Day in the Life series:

My mornings usually start pretty early—around 6 a.m.—since in addition to running an agency I’m also raising a family of three girls. I find that getting up on the earlier side allows me to get my day going ahead of schedule by sending out some initial emails, focusing my thoughts on the day ahead, and getting myself mentally prepped for the day ahead before the house wakes up and goes into full swing.

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