Advice to Political Appointees


This section includes a compilation of advice for political appointees that have been prepared in recent years for new appointees. The goal of this section is to provide insights for new political appointees both prior to their appointment and after they assume their position and deal with the challenge of managing in government.

This section is organized by challenges faced prior to appointment, key management challenges after confirmation, and the key relationships that appointees must effectively develop.

Survivor's Guide for Pres. Nominees