Join Advocates President Sharon Harris For Communication Training!

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Join Advocates President Sharon Harris for our one-of-a-kind Communication Training!


Advocates President Sharon Harris will be conducting libertarian communication workshops or giving speeches at these upcoming events:

March 8: Keynote speaker at the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s state convention.

March 15: Speaker at the Libertarian Party of Tennessee’s state convention.

March 29: Speaker at the Libertarian Party of Colorado’s state convention.

March 30: Half-day Communication Workshop co-sponsored by Libertarian Party of Colorado.

April 5: Banquet speaker at the Libertarian Party of Maryland’s state convention. Liberator Online columnist and author Michael Cloud will also be speaking.

June 26-29: National Libertarian Party convention. The Advocates will have a booth, and I will also be speaking.

August 8-9: Featured speaker at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)’s “Communicating Liberty” conference.

If one of these is near you, please come — and be sure to introduce yourself to me. I love to meet Liberator Online readers!

Email Sharon now if you’d like us to send you further information on these events.

And please stay tuned! More events to be announced soon.

Note: if you would like to learn when dates and places are set, please email Sharon.

Attendees will learn how to dramatically increase their effectiveness at communicating the ideas of liberty.

Brief bio:

Sharon Harris is president of the Advocates for Self-Government, the organization which is responsible for the world-famous World’s Smallest Political Quiz and for providing Operation Politically Homeless (OPH) kits to libertarian students to help them dramatically grow their campus groups. A communication expert, she teaches libertarians how to be powerful and successful communicators of the ideas of liberty.  A co-founder of the Libertarian Party of Georgia, she has been active in the libertarian movement for over four decades, and in 2012 she was awarded the Libertarian Party’s prestigious Thomas Jefferson Award for “outstanding leadership, high character, and dedication to the principles and goals of the Party.”  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology and is the author of the upcoming book, How to Be a SUPER Communicator for Liberty.

Speeches will be “A Libertarian Dozen: 15 of the very best tips on how to effectively spread the ideas of liberty”
Participants will learn:
  • The first rule of libertarian communication
  • Which words to avoid using and which words work like magic
  • How to establish rapport with your audience
  • How to answer hostile questions
  • Which personality types are most receptive to libertarian ideas
  • The “curse of knowledge”: what it is and what you can do about it
  • The best way to answer the question “Are libertarians conservative are liberal?”
  • How to open hearts and minds to liberty
  • And more!


Workshops will be “How to Be a SUPER Communicator for Liberty,” and participants will get hands-on practice in the techniques.
Outline of subjects covered:
  • The message vs. the messenger. The importance of the messenger and how to be a better one
  • First rule of libertarian communication
  • The “curse of knowledge” and how to avoid it
  • What DOESN’T work in libertarian communication
  • What DOES work
  • The importance of listening, benefits of listening, and how to do it
  • Personality types and how to appeal to them all
  • The power of questions and how to get your listener to come up with the right answers themselves
  • Word choice: which words to avoid and which words to use to open minds and hearts to your ideas
  • Soundbites, importance of and how to create and use them
  • How to establish rapport with your audience
  • Using the Ransberger Pivot to respond to hostile questions
  • How to make libertarianism “sticky”Tips on how to be an effective public speaker
  • Using the World’s Smallest Political Quiz and OPH to discover and create libertarians and grow your libertarian group
  • The Libertarian Denominator, an incredibly powerful way to describe libertarianism and make more friends for liberty
  • Just how important is the movement for liberty?
  • And more!

FREE OPH KITS FOR LIBERTARIAN STUDENT GROUPS: Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we’re giving our acclaimed OPH (Operation Political Homeless) outreach kits to libertarian student groups FREE — if they simply promise to use them a minimum of three times a year and send us photos documenting their OPH activity. OPH — praised as the best recruiting tool in the libertarian movement — normally sells for $50.00.

If you’re in a student libertarian group, click here for more information on getting your free OPH kit.

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