Never having entered a writing competition before, even though I have been writing since high school (sports editor at La Jolla High and correspondent for the La Jolla Light while a student), I was surprised and honored that the San Diego Press Club honored me with two Excellence in Journalism awards for a story I wrote for Fortune in July 2016.
I entered the competition on a lark, thinking I might take third place in a category. Instead I was surprised and honored for the best environmental writing in a magazine and for “Best in Show” for more than thirty categories of magazine writing.
Nettleton Strategies today announced the firm has formed a strategic alliance with Clean Tech Advocates, a new Sacramento-based government affairs firm focused on “collaborating with other clean technology pioneers, innovators and environmental policy-shapers for the greater good of California.”
According to Nettleton Strategies President Carl Nettleton, the alliance brings his firm a stellar resource for connecting clients with the state’s regulatory, legislative and funding initiatives related to clean technology.
“Clean Tech Advocates expertise and relationships provide access and insight at every level of state government,” Nettleton said. Clean Tech Advocates principals include:
Communicating about public policy and business issues is a challenge. We all use words that we think mean the same thing to other people, but don’t. The words get in the way of our ability to move forward together.
In the Dr. Seuss’ book “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish,” author Theodore Geisel writes:
Say! What a lot of fish there are.
Some are sad. And some are glad.