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John Garrett is a Founder and Partner at ClearPath Strategies. He provides strategic advice for political and corporate leaders around the world, specializing in reputation, brand, and communications strategy.

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Are Accurate Polls Really Accurate?

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 3:24 PM

Election Day is near, and we are about to be inundated with polls. Is the Senate destined to turn Red? Will there be a "wave" for either party? What do President Obama's approval ratings mean for the election? After recent big public misses, including Eric Cantor's primary upset, observers rightly...

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Why Cantor's Polling Really Failed: The One Where a Pollster Isn't Making Excuses for the Industry

(41) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 11:06 AM

After losing in historic fashion on Tuesday -- the first ever sitting Majority Leader to lose in a primary -- Eric Cantor would be excused if he couldn't find his jaw. Not only did he lose, but no one saw this coming -- least of all his pollster who had...

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The (Un)friendly Skies: A Quick Look at Tweeting Travelers

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2013 | 11:41 AM

Holiday travel is always crazy. Most of us have a horror story about delays, cancellations, lost bags, rude agents, or worse. My colleague Masa -- a Japanese national -- has had his own joy dealing with travel, including circumstances that led to him working from Vancouver for a year....

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