44 Days to #onpoli Election – Candidates Meetings weeks Sooner. Are you Ready?

Candidate meetings or Candidate debates, whatever you call them, they are the second most nerve-wracking part of your campaign (second to waiting for the results to come in). What if they ask this question? What if I don't know the answer? How do I answer this tough question? What if I forget my point? What [...]

By |2019-06-10T15:07:02+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Politics, Public Relations|0 Comments

Should I run for Municipal Council? an important personal and family decision

Over the last few weeks I have had a few people approach me as to whether I would be willing to run for council. Before I started hosting Politically Speaking on RogersTV a few years ago, I wasn't even sure I liked politics - or politicians for that matter. In the ensuing years I developed [...]

By |2019-06-10T15:07:26+00:00April 16th, 2018|Politics|0 Comments

The Effective Citizen – Book Review #campaign #election

The Effective Citizen is recommended reading... for the strong of heart and resilient. On my planner today is - "Finish Book Review of Effective Citizen - (make more positive)"... there are a lot of both insightful and inciteful elements to this book. My original first paragraph was: "The Effective Citizen - How to Make Politicians [...]

Super Simple Sound Bite Structure (and Samples) #campaign #election

A sound bite is the golden goose of the PR world - it produces replays over and over, long past the initial speech or interview. Sound bites need planning, deliberate thought and writing. In advance. Getting started, it is important that you don't overthink the sound bite. Sound bites are simple. In fact the point [...]

By |2018-04-01T20:27:47+00:00April 1st, 2018|Politics, Public Relations|0 Comments