Beyond that he suggests writing letters, making phone
calls and joining a local action committee.
“Meet and support the candidates that are going to
As Fiorentino says, the pace of change is faster than ever.
“Change is going to happen. It can either happen in a way
that’s detrimental to you or in a way that allows you to acclimate
and benefit from it, and that takes participating in it.”
The key, he says, is to get ahead of the curve.
“It’s too late to try to act when something is impacting
your company – to rush and try to go get some help politically
– because people don’t know you and they don’t trust you.
You need to build trust with your elected officials. Participate
in the process and make your friends there – before you
This article originally appeared in PileDriver and is reprinted
here with permission.
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