In politics, one thing is inevitable – change. Whether it comes through the ballot box, an unfortunate death, term limits or an unexpected resignation, there will always be a continual shift in who holds office and who’s in leadership positions at the state and federal level. When change happens, will you be ready?
By Andy Krakowski September is by far the best month for sports in the whole year. Football fans have college and NFL seasons kicking off, and baseball fans are immersed in playoff races, adding drama to every pitch and every game. NBA and NHL preseasons are ramping up and parents and kids of all ages [...]
by Bridget Nutt The potential for growing and enhancing the advocacy program for any institution for higher education is stronger than most others because of the intense loyalty of alumni, faculty and staff. This reality became even clearer to us when we recently attended the Public Higher Education Legislative Advocacy Professionals (PHELAP) 2015 Conference. Here [...]
By Charles Richardson When RAP Founder, Chip Felkel, tells people that RAP Index is a revolutionary advocacy software that helps organizations of every shape and size locate and leverage key personal relationships with policy makers, they invariably ask: It sounds complicated. How does it work? In truth, nothing could be further from, uh, well…the truth. [...]
By Charles Richardson The month of August heralds a number of significant events on the American calendar. Summer is beginning to wind down. School is about to start back. The NFL is in Preseason mode. And Members of Congress (MOC) will be on a month-long sabbatical. The latter can be particularly frustrating for organizations that [...]