Government Relations

30 Sep

Government relations is also called Government Affairs of Public Affairs.

The ultimate goal of Government relations in to influence public policy

It includes lobbying (trying to influence the decisions of a government official):

An important quote that I picked up from the chapter is:

“It takes twenty years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”

-Warren Buffet

Here are a few of the best practices in Government Relations:

  • Know your environment
  • Offer Solutions
  • LISTEN!
  • Be adaptive

For more notes on Government relations, refer to Chapter 6 of Reputation Management:

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