Habits: Stacey Tank, SVP and chief corporate relations officer, Heineken

Take the hardest job you can get your hands on.

Morning ritual
Up at 5am. First order of business is a double shot with milk via the Nespresso machine, then to the treadmill with a multitude of newspapers, magazines, and my iPhone toggling between MSNBC, CNBC, and CNN. What follows is a preschooler and pug juggling session until I jump in the car with a kombucha in hand to brave Interstate 95 South.

Required reading
My Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook feeds followed by The Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Financial Times, and People.com. 

Favorite magazines include Fast Company, Wired, The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Monocle, Vanity
Fair
, the many alcohol beverage trade publications, and, of course, PRWeek.

Best career advice
Take the hardest job you can get your hands on.

Most regrettable career moment
Taking a four-day honeymoon based on bad advice about rushing back to the office.

What was your first job in the PR industry?
GE's communications leadership development program.

Proudest career achievement
I managed to survive GE's corporate audit staff with no finance experience.

Most distinct aspect of your personal office
I have dozens of my 3-year-old's art projects strewn across the walls.

What's your ideal job, if not in PR?
If I could be anything else, it would be a yoga instructor.

Ideal day off
Hot yoga followed by several uninterrupted hours of cooking my way through the latest Bon Appetit

What is your favorite place to grab a drink?
Crosby Street Hotel in Soho.

First app or website to check in the morning
My Facebook feed and The Huffington Post.

Electronic device you cannot live without
My iPhone 5.

Guilty TV pleasure
Modern Family

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