• Strategic Planning
Joel Bradshaw has been doing strategic planning for political campaigns
and organizations for over 20 years. He has developed an innovative
process that emphasizes the co-creation of the organization's mission,
strategic direction, goals, and objectives by the entire team in
order to achieve true group consensus and cohesion. JBA's satisfied
strategic planning clients include Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA),
Equality North Carolina, the Illinois Education Association, The
California League of Conservation Voters, The Ocean Conservancy,
and many more. More...
Does your organization have difficulty persuading people to support
you, vote for you, make contributions to you, or join your cause?
If so, you may lack a compelling message. Joel Bradshaw has been
working with campaigns and organizations to craft winning messages
for over thirty years. He knows that, when it comes to message design,
less is often more. He knows that crafting a compelling message
is always more about the audience than the candidate or organization. More...
Joel Bradshaw has over 35 years of experience working in legislative
advocacy work, both at the state and national levels. He understands
the tremendous opportunities and challenges involved. That's why
he now offers his expertise to progressive organizations throughout
the country to help them become more effective at securing important
victories in the public policy arena.
Bradshaw knows how to identify the key swing targets, how to develop
a razor-sharp strategy, and craft a compelling message that will
greatly increase your organization's ability to achieve your policy
Joel Bradshaw is one of the country's leading trainers on all aspects
of advocacy and political campaigns. He has extensive experience
designing training programs and materials for a wide variety of
political and non-profit organizations.
Most of the programs include an innovative and comprehensive simulation
exercise, which provides valuable hands-on experience to help the
participants internalize the new information and skills they are
acquiring. All of the programs are highly interactive, engaging,
and enlightening. As a seasoned political operative, Bradshaw has
tremendous credibility and expertise teaching a myriad of topics,
but he is most renowned for his dynamic presentations on strategy
development, message discipline, and the Cycle of Accountability©. More...
• Organizational Development
Is your organization not as effective as it could be? Does your
team keep revisiting the same issues over and over again, even after
a decision has allegedly been made? Are you having trouble forming
effective coalitions, or are you in a coalition that just doesn't
seem to get anything done? More...
• Political Campaigns
Are you running for office for the first time and having trouble
getting started? Does it feel like you campaign is suddenly floundering?
Are the candidate and the staff overwhelmed? Is there a failure
to execute on time and on budget? Is there a failure to communicate?
Can't figure out which things to react to, what to focus on, and
what to ignore? Joel Bradshaw Associates can help. More...