How to Run for Office: Building Your Kitchen Cabinet

Why you need one and who should — and should not — be included in your inner circle

Your kitchen cabinet is a strong asset to have in a political campaign. Whether you’re running for Congress or your local school board, having people with different points of view giving you advice can be enormously helpful. Every successful business has an advisory board, and your campaign should be no different. Typically a kitchen cabinet is made up of close [...]

January 25th, 2018

How to Run for Office: Your First Kitchen Cabinet Meeting

So, you’ve decided to run for office — or maybe you haven’t. Maybe you’re still on the fence considering your options. Enter: your kitchen cabinet. Your closest circle of advisors is an invaluable asset to your potential campaign. What exactly is a kitchen cabinet? In short, it’s a group of about 5–7 people usually made up of your trusted family and friends. [...]

January 3rd, 2018