How To Become A Politician

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How To Become A Politician

Becoming a politician is not an easy thing to do, and there are a lot of things that you will have to not only control but also a lot of things that are outside of your control that you will have to deal with.

It is by far one of te most demanding and stressful occupations, the biggest hurdle that you will have to pass is the very first step, becoming recognized as a politician.

Of course, being among the leaders of the free world is not something that everyone is cut out for, so how to become a politician?

Learn The Legislation

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One of the key things that you will need to know by heart is the law because this is what the vast majority of politics has to deal with, the current legislature.

Your best bet here is to go to law school, even if yu are past your prime or have other professional commitments, you can still take night classes and study law while at the same time being a part of a collective with which you can discuss and debate.

You will need to have a perfect understanding of the law as well as the political process of law making and changing, so you simply cannot cut corners here.

Work On Your Charisma

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No matter how you look at it, you will have to do a lot of public speaking, whether it is in small crowds or large gatherings and rallies.

Your best skill here is the charisma skill, being able to impress and persuade people as well as the ability to perfectly explain and make your listeners understand your message.

The best way you can go about it is to practice speeches, dialogues, body language and verbal language in front of a mirror and fix any flaws that you might find.

Develop Your Political Agenda

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You can't just go into politics for the sake of it without knowing why you want to do it in the first place.

The very first thing that you need to have is a plan of action, or how it is better known in the political world, a political agenda.

The best way that you can go about creating and developing your agenda is to simply look around you, watch the news and see what could be done better, underline the issues and start finding ways in which to fix them, which will ultimately be your agenda.

Get Backing

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The most important thing that you can have at your disposal, as a politician, is support and backing, and this can be achieved in a multitude of ways.

First off, you will need to target private investors and already established politicians that you will have to persuade and convince to back and support you on your journey to becoming a politician.

The second thing that you will need is the vote of the people and there is no easy way of going about this, you will have to create a small local campaign to inform people of your agenda and your efforts to get into politics, thus trying to win them over and get their support for your efforts.

Obtain A Position

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Now it is time to dive into politics and there are 2 ways of going about this, so make sure you think long and hard about which one is the best one for you.

  1. The first one is joining a political party, preferably one that is most in tune with your ideals and agenda, in which you will have to work hard and prove yourself over time in order to advance through the ranks and occupy high ranking positions.
  2. The second one is an independent politician, free from the constraints and ideals of a party, however with all the work and responsibilities on his own shoulders.

Becoming a public servant is never an easy thing to do, politics being especially hard to deal with.

There are a lot of subtleties, a lot of things to keep in mind a lot of diplomatic maneuvers as well as legislative activities that you will not only have to learn but also master in a relatively short frame of time.

As long as you've learned everything that there is to learn about the current legislation, have developed an unbeatable charisma, have set up an ironclad political agenda and have gained enough support for your causes, you will be on the fast track to take office in no time.

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