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Peter Koehler's Writing Archive

For my main website, head over to peterkoehler.org

April 05, 2016

Recently an opportunity came across my desk.

I asked the other person what their deadline was for the next step. Wednesday after next.

Two days before the deadline, I still hadn't done the work to figure out whether it was a worthwhile opportunity.

Oh well, I'll just tell them that we're busy right now, and it's not a good . . .

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Ask. Be Specific. Be Quiet.

Peter Koehler's Writing Archive

For my main website, head over to peterkoehler.org

February 22, 2016

I was listening to Ezra Klein interview lobbyist Tony Podesta.

Ezra asked Tony to share advice with people who wanted to lobby their congressperson or advocate for their cause. Tony's advice:

"Don't forget to make sure they know what you want. You've got to make an ask."

This sounds so . . .

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