Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Business Journal and Other Publications Q1 2016 Business Journal - Page 44

YOU’VE BEEN ELECTED! NOW WHAT? To become an elected official you are to be a visionary and have ideas on where you want the community to go. It is your responsibility to get others to believe in you and your visions. Unfortunately, having the vision is not enough. In order to move forward elected officials must work as a team. Creating a shared vision can focus a plan which then makes implementation of core initiatives for a strong future possible GOVERNOR GAGE & his wIfe “Buddy” riding in the Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming July 1962. ABRAHAM LINCOLN Known for his story telling and his communication style, is admired still today. Lincoln was considered, by far, one of the most powerful and greatest Presidents’ the Americans have ever witnessed. Dwight Eisenhower He was president for two terms and through his initiatives and policies he made the world a much safer place to live. He played a vital role in ending the Korean War and de-escalated the tensions between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Holding public office is an act of service; those elected owe it to their constituents. This is not limited to those who voted for you or those who share your vision but everyone [