“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 candidate’s record to mine out potential weaknesses. All potential vulnerabilities of a candidate that might exist must be identified and understood early on.
Grindstone’s approach is to work closely with your team to develop inoculation strategies that anticipate attacks and lay out possible response options.