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Friday Five: Week of January 21-25

Heather Farr

Oh the weather outside is frightful...but it’s Friday, so it's time to celebrate with the Walker Sands “Friday Five.” Here are Team Meghan's favorite articles from this week:

1. Four Social Media Lessons From a Successful Food Truck (Mashable)

We know food trucks are great for quick, delicious food on the go, but who knew they could teach us so much about the digital world. In this article, the owner of Craving's Chicken & Waffles offers four lessons her food truck taught her about social media.

2. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner Public Relations Nightmare: A Battery Of Problems (Forbes)

Boeing’s latest flagship airliner, the 787 Dreamliner, was indefinitely grounded this week following several malfunctions earlier this month. What does this mean for Boeing’s reputation?

3. How To…Lead A Late-Afternoon Brainstorm (Fast Company)

We’ve all been there… it’s time to be creative, but lunch is over, our desk chair is warm and our eyelids suddenly way 10 pounds each. Here, Fast Company offers four tips to “bump the slump.”

4. 12 Things to Expect from a PR Firm (PRDaily)

Many questions come to mind when a business chooses a PR firm. Here are several important qualities to look for in a PR agency.

5. Just In Time For The Weekend, We Present The DIY LEGO Pancake Bot (TechCrunch)

Okay, so this video didn’t really teach us anything but, come on…it’s pancake-making machine made of LEGOs.