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Political Advocacy Can Help Your Business

Uncategorized Jan 26, 2019

Technology offers more ways than ever for Americans to interact with their government, yet the turnout for the 2014 midterm elections was the lowest in 72 years. Even though citizens can read bills online, email their legislators and follow politicians on Twitter, many opt out of the political process.

But apathy isn’t an option for forward-thinking CEOs. While the business mantra is “the customer is always right,” the addendum today is, “the government is always right...

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Voting is Not Enough

Uncategorized Jan 24, 2019

Over the weekend, on the car radio, I heard parts of the Global Citizen conference in New York City and some of the speakers talked about the importance of citizen engagement, of changing the world, of coming together with like minds and really being a powerful influence and force on society, politicians and their communities.

They urged everybody to go out and be empowered. They said they should register and vote. The crowd loved it. Why wouldn’t they? It feels good.

Global Citizen...
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6 Phases To Solving Wicked Problems

Uncategorized Jan 23, 2019

The purpose of a debate is to arrive at a decision. The point of arriving at a decision is to review options. And the reason for reviewing options is to attain clarity around the problem or issue that you’re trying to resolve. Essentially, a decision is like a vote.

The reason that you engage in debate is to explore options, the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. So when you debate, you are evaluating multiple options in order to determine what the best course of action...

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Get Money Out Of Politics Now

Uncategorized Jan 22, 2019

We should get money out of politics. Everyone says it is corrosive and corrupts.

But ask any candidate who lost his last campaign if he could have used more money and I think he’ll say yes.

The problem is not too much money. The problem is narrowly focused sources of money. Narrow money doesn’t work. In plain English, narrowly focused funding sources empower special interests.

ARE YOU AN ADVOCATE? LEARN ABOUT THE INSIDER'S EDGE

In one sense, we don’t like special interests...

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On the twelfth day of Christmas...

Uncategorized Dec 25, 2018

  On the twelfth day of Christmas, iLobby sent to me 12 myths-a-making, 11 platform assets, 10 involving reasons, 9 Step Fast Framework, 8 Scorecard settings, 7 steps for planning, 6 ignoring reasons, 5 top mistakes...

4 groups that benefit, 3 common problems, 2 tips and training and a Congress under my tree.


16 Myths-a-Making

  1. Lobbyists are bad
  2. I don't have any issues
  3. Nothing I can do
  4. Politician...
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On the eleventh day of Christmas...

Uncategorized Dec 24, 2018

  On the eleventh day of Christmas, iLobby sent to me 11 platform assets, 10 involving reasons, 9 Step Fast Framework, 8 Scorecard settings, 7 steps for planning, 6 ignoring reasons, 5 top mistakes...

4 groups that benefit, 3 common problems, 2 tips and training and a Congress in DC.

https://community-democracies.org 

 

11 Platform Characteristics (iLobby)

  1. Open
  2. Transparent
  3. Trusted
  4. ...
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On the tenth day of Christmas...

Uncategorized Dec 23, 2018

  On the tenth day of Christmas, iLobby sent to me the 10 involving reasons, 9 Step Fast Framework, 8 Scorecard settings, 7 steps for planning, 6 ignoring reasons, 5 top mistakes...

4 groups that benefit, 3 common problems, 2 tips and training and a Congress in DC.


9 Reasons to Get Involved: 

  1. Feel gratified
  2. Help others 
  3. Make new friends 
  4. Make a difference 
  5. Save money 
  6. Express...
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On the ninth day of Christmas...

Uncategorized Dec 22, 2018

  On the ninth day of Christmas, iLobby sent to me the 9 Step Fast Framework, 8 Scorecard settings, 7 steps for planning, 6 ignoring reasons, 5 top mistakes...

4 groups that benefit, 3 common problems, 2 tips and training and a Congress in DC. 

 

Seasons greeting, 

John :-)

P.S. Share a FREE Christmas SWAY eBook stocking stuffer with your civic minded family, friends, coworkers and...

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On the eighth day of Christmas...

holiday Dec 21, 2018

  On the eighth day of Christmas, iLobby sent to me 8 Policy Mindset Scorecard settings7 steps for planning, 6 ignoring reasons, 5 top mistakes...

4 groups that benefit, 3 common problems, 2 tips and training and a Congress in DC.



Discover and share your own Policy Mindset Score. See if you really have what it takes to engage not just in politics, but in policy, on issues in your...

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On the seventh day of Christmas...

holiday Dec 20, 2018

  On the seventh day of Christmas, iLobby sent to me 7 steps for planning6 ignoring reasons, 5 top mistakes...

4 groups that benefit, 3 common problems, 2 tips and training and a Congress in DC.


7 Steps - It's not as complicated as you think.

  • Sign up
  • Vote
  • Argue
  • Pledge
  • Share
  • Debate
  • Learn

Seasons greetings,

John :-)

P.S. Share a FREE Christmas SWAY eBook stocking stuffer with your civic...

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