What do advocacy and government relations professional working in developing countries know that we can implement too? Today’s guest Frank Bonner is sharing what he learned the last 12 years working in countries that include South Sudan, Libe
Developing a cohesive government relations strategy in today’s ever-changing political environment can be challenging. But to overcome government obstacles and protect against becoming the unintended or intended consequence of someone else’s po
In this episode, I’m sharing some of my own experiences, thoughts and best practices on nurturing valuable relationships to advance your policy issue, cause and career.To be successful in advocacy and public policy, you must continually build a
The power of your influence lies in your ability to impact decision making and raise awareness for your issue by persuasively communicating your right message to the right person at the right time.Podcasting is an incredible way to do that and
Making an ask is easier and more effective if you’ve already developed a relationship with the decision-maker or key decision influencer. And it’s even better if they are already advocates of your project or issue.Today’s guest has a special ta
Creating a genuine two-way relationship - before you need someone’s help - is a critical component of successfully influencing advocacy issues.Today’s guest has built her career by creating and nurturing authentic relationships. The kind of rel
In today’s episode we are diving deep into the secrets of writing a powerful press release so you can raise awareness and support for your issue and organization while cutting through all the online noise bombarding your intended audience.If yo
Political campaign digital tactics become more advanced with each campaign season and result in new best practices that public policy advocates can also use to advance their cause. In this episode, we are talking with Michael D. Cohen, Ph.D abo
Context is significant in communications. In today’s episode with Andrea Hubbert of Hub + Company, Andrea reveals the secret of how to start difficult public policy conversations that allow for successful resolution. We also talk about what to
When it comes to communicating your message avoid jargon, avoid acronyms, avoid language that elected officials or the general public would not be familiar with. - Terri BehlingCommunicating the right message to the right person at the right t
“Keep both your feet on the ground, keep your nose out of the air. Just work hard, be a person of great integrity and character and treat others with respect.” - Darrick McGheeWhen people hear the word lobbyist, their first thought isn’t alwa
Influence can be a tricky word with all the positive and negative connotations that go with it. And it becomes even more complex when it comes to influencing government policies. How can you influence decision makers? In what ways can you inspi
The Policy Influencer Playbook podcast brings you weekly interviews and current strategies to engage in advocacy and successfully influence public policy, even in unpredictable times. Join host Cori Henderson, MPA and learn the secrets used by
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