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Character Traits of the Successful Lobbyist

Character Traits of the Successful Lobbyist

Politice
What is your impression of the average lobbyist? While most of us know very little about lobbying and the people who do it, those on the inside know that lobbyists are very talented people who work hard on behalf of their clients. It takes a special kind of person to do what lobbyists do. If you are thinking of a career in political lobbying, the first thing to do is step back and honestly assess yourself. It's true that anyone can lobby government leaders whether they are professionally employed or not. It is not true that anyone can be a professional lobbyist. Like any other profession, lobbying requires a certain skillset along with some innate abilities. Below are some of the character traits of successful lobbyists. Do you have what it takes? The Ability to Build Relationships A...