1) Become a lawyer, big businessman or a doctor.
Most of these “service-based professionals” are doctors. And among the “strictly politicians,” most of them have law degrees.
(Credit: Social Status and How the Elected Vote )
2) Run for mayor. During your time as mayor, sure, try to solve a problem or two, but spend more time looking for avenues into higher politics. You may not actually solve any problems or do anything constructive (in fact, if you’re a climber then chances are you won’t do anything constructive), but it’s important that you have an image among your constituency that you are someone who helps them a lot.
3) Get involved with a major corporation or industry. Nowadays, money wins elections, not principles.
(Credit: The Dilemma of Electoral Politics)
4) Learn to avoid negative spotlights. Usually this means keeping your nose out of anything related to people, voting present when you’re getting ready to move up in position, or voting along party lines when you’re getting ready to move up in position within the party. One negative spotlight and all of a sudden you’re the funniest gaffe machine in the world.
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