The Political Fixer Approach and Why It Fails

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From NIMBY Wars: The Politics of Land Use By P. Michael Saint, Chairman and CEO¬†& Patrick Fox, President, The Saint Consulting Group Local PR is rife with political fixers because many retired and ousted politicians do public relations as a follow-up career. They enjoy basking in the admiration of younger pols who call on them for help, advice, and contacts. … Read More

Good advice to developers — how to win over skeptical politicians to your project

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By Nick Keable Vice President, UK Operations, The Saint Consulting Group With so much public opposition to large-scale development, it may be helpful to summarize some advice we share with clients to help developers save time and money and win planning consent. A prospective client asked me an interesting question today: “What options do I have to win over the … Read More