It’s About People

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The art of politics, whether campaigning or governing, is the art of being practical at almost all costs, including making compromises—big ones. If you can’t handle that kind of thing, pass this book along to your girlfriend who can”

Inspiration, dreams, and a plan notwithstanding, you can’t win on Election Day without an army. Whether you’re pushing for a big elected office or a high-level appointment, your people are key to your success.

Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House by Rebecca Sive

You’ve Got To Want It

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“…if you want to be a winner, you have to want it really bad.

Politicians may rest a little on the seventh day, but they never really quit. … You’ve got to outwork the competition.”

While you’re pursuing your dream, you’ll be working alone. A lot. But sticking with it is the only way to get there.

Never doubt your right to have the dream in the first place.

(emphasis mine)

Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House by  Rebecca Sive