“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” Sun Tzu, The Art of War
Like Opposition Research, Self-Research is an equally critical element of successful campaigns. Self-Research Reports & Vulnerability Assessments dig deep into a candidateâ€™s record to mine out potential weaknesses. All potential vulnerabilities of a candidate that might exist must be identified and understood early on.
Grindstoneâ€™s approach is to work closely with your team to develop inoculation strategies that anticipate attacks and lay out possible response options.