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Crafting Successful Influence Strategies: The Big Four

Posted February 28th, 2013 by

Developing a strong influence strategy requires thinking through four critical elements: A clear sense of the decision(s) that need to get made; An understanding of who makes these decision(s); An informed hypothesis about how the decision(s) will get made; and An understanding of how the organization can influence the decision-making process and a game plan [...]

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Want Influence? Eliminate Blind Spots

Posted February 27th, 2013 by

Organizations working to make the world a better place have strong ambitions. They want to reduce gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook, get Americans off the couch and active, and keep children safe from climate change. These groups need to wield influence to succeed—not in a Machiavellian way but in a public interest [...]

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