Six more steps to success in politics
Give a little to get a little. Whether you are a minister or a Member of Parliament, you need to work with the bureaucracy, not against them.
Sheila Copps said former prime minister Jean Chrétien told her when she joined Cabinet that the bureaucratic/political tango was a literal give and take and offered this advice. ‘You give them one, they give you one.’The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright