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Four reasons government relations is a low priority for your organization (and how to fix it)

Why your government relations team will fail in 2016 (and what to do about it)

For advocacy effectiveness, email trust trumps email volume

Trying to boost your grassroots, PAC and lobbying strategies? Try psychology

4 tactics for successful grassroots persuasion backed by science

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good Ideas?

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Managing the Influence Parity Dynamic: Lessons from the Most-Admired Grassroots Organizations

Building Your Team: The State of Grassroots Volunteer Recruitment and Morale

Occupy Wall Street: Do They Have the Underdog Edge?

Social Media – Should It be the Driver or Passenger in your Grassroots Influence Strategy?

Twitter Ties and the Implications for Grassroots Professionals

Does Your Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Drive Register?

From Tension to Trust: Building Relationships Across the Aisle, Part I

From Tension to Trust: How to Build Trusting Relationships with New Legislators, New Advocates and New Colleagues. Part II

“How You Doin’?” – Making the Most of Your Year-End Evaluation

Carpe Colloquium! The Best and Worst Trends in Social Media

Persuasion vs. Pressure: Do You Want Long-Term Influence or Short-Term Coercion?

Building Trust with New Members of Congress: What’s Your TQ (Trust Quotient)?

Grassroots Stateholders and Their Legislators: Who is Influencing Whom? Part 1






From Activity to Achievement — Government Relations Metrics Challenges (and how to overcome them)

“Who’s Influencing Whom? Grassroots Influence Pulse™

“How to Move from Activity to Achievement – the Next Level of Metrics that Matter”


Will Obama’s grass roots stand tall?


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Showalter & Rhoads: Mistrust Unavoidable in Grass-Roots Efforts

Nice Guys Finish First – Even When Lobbying

Bailout Vote Offers Lesson in Persuasion Tactics

Interest Groups Rely Too Much on E-mail Advocacy


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Wal-Mart’s New Voter-Drive Initiative Could Backfire

How to build a grassroots network


Tending to Grass Roots – Advocacy has to be customized. One size doesn’t fit all.

Cincinnati Business Courier

Lobbying, even for little guy

Don’t just register voters, create an ‘allegiance’

Business Courier

Business Leaders: Don’t Forget Roots

Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Grassroots Lobbying for Change: Mobilizing Your Community

The Baltimore Sun

Mean What You Wear

The Christian Science Monitor

Politics at work: Can cooler heads prevail?


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