Tips For Better Political Activism

So you’re all excited or worked up about some issue, campaign or candidate and you decide it’s time to volunteer and try to make a difference.  That’s great.  But there’s always a risk that you’ll be overzealous, jump in to anything and everything with both feet and soon get burned out.  When that happens, you […]

Seven Ways to Be Prepared for Effective Party Activism

If you really want to have an impact on something you stand a much better chance if you’re prepared. The same goes for party activism. I’ve written quite a bit about the importance of getting involved in a political party, and about how parties are organized. But how do you go about trying to be […]

Four top qualities of great political volunteers

If you’ve ever run or worked on a campaign, been a candidate for office, or just pretty much been involved in politics in almost any capacity, you’ve seen how important volunteers are to political success. And you’ve no doubt noticed that all volunteers are not created equal.  Some are worth more than others, some better […]

How to avoid political burnout

So you’re all excited or worked up about some issue, campaign or candidate and you decide it’s time to volunteer and try to make a difference?  That’s great.  But there’s always a risk that you’ll be overzealous, jump in to anything and everything with both feet and soon get burned out. When that happens, you […]