4 Keys for Successful Relationship Building in Government Relations

4 Keys for Successful Relationship Building in Government Relations

By: Kevin J. Kraushaar, CAE

Whether you're working with legislators on the local, state, or federal level, the relationships you're building and maintaining are crucial to the success of your efforts. A government relations expert shares some tips to help you along the way.

The number-one priority for any government relations professional is the development of relationships with legislators and staff long before the need to ask them for something. You can't wait until your hair is on fire before you run up to Capitol Hill and expect immediate results. ...