Writings and Manuals
You can learn in three different ways:
1. By personal experience.
2. By observation.
3. By studying the experience of others.
You can't experience or observe everything, but you can, by reading, learn from the experiences of your contemporaries, the previous generation, and those who lived ages ago.
After you have accumulated a lot of knowledge about how the world really works, you can become highly effective and achieve many things important to you.
If you're a conservative activist, student, or leader, start here.
The Leadership Institute's Questions Which Can Accumulate Evidence of Excellence in Employees
This manual is written especially for leaders of independent conservative student organizations or student divisions of campaigns who use public programs as a part of an overall strategy to advance a cause or a candidate of their choice.
The Laws of Public Policy
1. Never give a bureaucrat a chance to say no.
2. Don’t fire all your ammunition at once.
3. Don’t get mad except on purpose.
Morton Blackwell's writing guide outlines what makes writing effective.
Remarks to the combined classes of the Jesse Helms School of Government at Liberty University, February 21, 2006. These remarks were later mailed to all Leadership Institute graduates.
Some people bluntly say they don't read. They say they would read if only they had the time. I will also be blunt: You have time to do what you choose to do. The more you read, the better you read -- and the more you enjoy it.
What I am about to share with you is probably the most important lesson you will learn at any time in your life about success in the public policy process.
The Roots of the Ultra Left is an in-depth looks at 35 things the ultra left really thinks.