The words thank you are often overlooked in the busy hustle and bustle of the modern campaign. But, when used effectively and appropriately, a simple thank you can carry great power.
Appreciation and common courtesy are extremely effective tools of motivation. In what seems like an social evolution toward increasingly curt and even rude interactions (perhaps instigated by increased digital communication), the value of genuine appreciation does not go unnoticed.
I love finding apps that make my life easier! It's even more impressive when I find one that also does things BETTER. This week, I found an app that is going to make it easier for you to thank supporters and make you better at it. Sending personal video clips to people is a great way to say thank you or solidify support. But it can easily become unwieldy or difficult to find time. This app makes that process simple!
Whether we like it or not, money is the Mothers-Milk of politics. You may not need to have a lot but you're going to need at least a little bit to run for office. Starting fundraising can be daunting but we're here to help you out! (Post continues below video!)
Today we’re talking to Representative Matt Krause of Texas 93rd District about how he got started as a candidate and the lessons he has learned through both defeat and victory.
Matt is a 4th generation Texan and has just been re-elected to his third term in the Texas State House. He’s a graduate of San Diego Christian College, where he was a star athlete and earned some recognition from ESPN Magazine. Following College, Matt in the inaugural class at Liberty University School of Law. His resume since then is extensive and I’ll link to a more full form in the show notes.