State-based advocacy can take you to places near and far. For Derek Flowers, that has meant visiting 48 out of 50 states for everything from bus tours and motorcycle rallies to zoo outings and bowling nights. He’s eaten apple pie across Iowa and sampled muktuk in Alaska.
Like a radar scanning the horizon for incoming threats, monitoring activity in Congress and federal agencies can strengthen, even save, a company.
We all know about the proverbial tree in the forest. It fell, but nobody heard it. So, did it make a sound?
The issue of equity is a personal one for Lindsay Videnieks, a first-generation college student who worked her way through both college and law school.
Are earmarks, the newly reinstated member-directed spending initiatives, working? August’s Congressional recess is a good time to ask – and to reflect on where the appropriations process stands.
When seven-year-old Susan Hepworth turned the family ironing board into a makeshift news desk, it was clear. She had a knack for public speaking. “I used it to ‘deliver’ the daily news to my family,” Susan recalls.
Health. Education. Access. Abstract concepts may sound noble, but they rarely spur people to action. Personal stories do.
Your white paper, your poll or your clinical study is finally finished. You’re ready to share your results with the world. But how?
Maybe your organization just conducted a national survey, a literature review or a claims analysis project. You’re eager to share your new data. But before you do, consider a few cold realities.
Erin Fedorchak once roamed Singapore shopping malls handing out free ice cream to incentivize “likes” on a business’ Facebook page.
When passionate people come together to launch a nonprofit, enthusiasm for the cause can take the organization a long way toward realizing its mission.
We have all attended a meeting where the major stakeholders are in the same room. Participants share meals and battle stories. But when it’s all said and done, some people leave asking: What was the point?