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APS secretly paid to defeat the campaigns I ran. Here’s how it can make things right

Opinion: APS's involvement in the 2014 election raised plenty of legal and ethical questions. But there are ways to restore shattered trust. Arizonans now know what has been suspected for years – that Pinnacle West, the parent company of Arizona Public Service, secretly spent more than $10 million in 2014 to defeat pro-clean energy commission candidates Vernon Parker, [...]

By |2019-06-06T10:10:51-07:00April 13th, 2019|Political Analysis|Comments Off on APS secretly paid to defeat the campaigns I ran. Here’s how it can make things right

Understanding CSR: Not All Corporate Giving Methodologies Are Created Equal

Republished from lincoln-strategy.org.  In different walks of life, the debate continues eternally as to which is more important: quality or quantity. We’ve outlined in recent blog posts the fact that the quantity of philanthropy–both in a corporate and individual sense–is increasing over time. People are giving more time, more money and are more aware and cognizant of [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:49:34-07:00April 28th, 2017|Business Trends and Insights|0 Comments

Celebrating Lincoln Strategy Group’s Participation in Principal for a Day

I’m very proud of Lincoln Strategy Group’s participation in such a worthwhile program.–Nathan Sproul The following is republished from lincoln-strategy.org.  About a decade ago, prior to Dr. Stephanie DeMar’s arrival as principal at Loma Linda Elementary school, the educational institute was rife with problems. Students were skipping school regularly as truancy rates spiked. When students did [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:48:46-07:00April 24th, 2017|Lincoln Strategy Group|0 Comments

2016 Senate Elections, a Recap

Last year, over at NathanSproul.com, I wrote a series on “Senate Races to Watch.” Now that the elections are way behind us, I offer a recap of who won. Ohio Nathan Sproul – Senate Race To Watch in Ohio from Nathan Sproul on Vimeo. The winner: Rob Portman Nevada Nathan Sproul – Senate Race To Watch in Nevada from Nathan Sproul on Vimeo. The winner: Catherine Cortez [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:47:53-07:00April 21st, 2017|GOP Up-and-Comer|0 Comments

Funding More Public Affairs and Less Government Relations

A recent survey revealed that Washington insiders expect quicker growth in spending on “public affairs”—digital, grassroots/grasstops, and public/media relations—than on traditional government relations—which include direct lobbying, advocacy advertising, and political contributions—for the second year in a row in 2017. A separate study revealed the federal government employed over 3,000 public affairs officers spread across over [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:46:40-07:00December 19th, 2016|Industry News and Research|0 Comments

Fall in Love with Phoenix

Phoenix has long been noted as a popular snowbird destination. Its mild winter weather, and multitude of recreation and cultural opportunities attract all types, from all over. But, did you know that autumn is an incredible time to visit? With so much to experience, and ideal weather to do it all in, it’s obvious why [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:45:45-07:00November 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Use Digital Public Affairs to Stand Out

In today’s fast-paced world when nearly everything can be done digitally to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, businesses cannot ignore the importance of using digital public affairs to achieve advocacy success. With many companies relying on digital communications specialists, digital advocacy software, and advanced data-driven campaigns, it’s obvious that digital public affairs are a recurring character [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:44:20-07:00November 8th, 2016|Business Trends and Insights|0 Comments

Three Reasons to Volunteer as a Mentor

For many young people, mentors are a lifeline. Research demonstrates that people—and that includes children, teens, young adults, and adults of all ages throughout their careers—benefit from having mentors in various ways. Results from one multi-disciplinary study show that “mentoring is associated with a wide range of favorable behavioral, attitudinal, health-related, relational, motivational, and career outcomes.” I [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:42:50-07:00September 9th, 2016|Business Trends and Insights|0 Comments

Three Questions to Ask Before You Join a Board

For some individuals, being a member of a board invokes pictures of rich movers and shakers, writing hefty checks and chairing lavish fundraisers. Surely, that kind of board participation is essential to soliciting money on behalf of a worthy organization. However, there are other functions of a board member that many people overlook. My leadership [...]

By |2019-06-05T13:31:49-07:00August 23rd, 2016|Business Trends and Insights|0 Comments