Few things are more frustrating than moving to a new city, only to be confronted by a wide range of regulations that you don't understand. For example, when we moved recently, we realized that we were bound by all kinds of different HOA rules and city stipulations that we weren't prepared to follow. Unfortunately, since we didn't have the money to abide by the guidelines, we were forced to choose between moving and letting our house go into foreclosure. This blog is all about understanding local laws by getting involved with government and politics in your area. You never know, it could change your life.
When you've achieved the role of trustee for a nonprofit organization, you might feel excited about the possibility that you'll be able to make positive changes for the organization. However, as a new trustee, it's vital to use the following tips to ensure you are an effective board member.
Be Aware of Ethics Rules
You may feel you have nothing to hide and that you are conducting yourself in a professional manner, but it is critical that you are aware of particular ethics rules and codes in place for board members. [Read More]
At the heart of a successful political campaign is a message that resonates with the voters. Some voters may only have time to learn about key pieces of your campaign, so you will need a powerful message that you can articulate clearly and concisely. There are a few important guidelines you want to consider when crafting your message.
Understanding Where You Stand On The Issues
Your campaign message is your rationale for running and your stance on key issues. [Read More]