Monthly Archives: January 2013

What Exactly Is Your Issue? Four Tips For Better Lobbying

I was on Parliament Hill recently and as my colleagues and I fanned out to share our messages I kept thinking about all the possible outcomes ahead of us.  We had the same message to deliver, but personal style and … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Meeting with a Member of Parliament

There is no such thing as a typical meeting with a Member of Parliament (MP).  While all MPs may share the same job, and some share the same party membership, that’s about where there automatic resemblance to each other starts … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Creating the Right Mood For Your Message

This blog entry is a bit of a departure for me, but the experience illustrates so well how setting and approach can influence how ideas are communicated that I thought I would share the experience. I recently joined a book … Continue reading

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What was the message?

Imagine planning a message for two months and then forgetting to deliver it.  Sound impossible? The following story really happened. The real estate group had been planning their presentation to the Minister of Industry for about two months.  They had … Continue reading

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