About John Brackney

"With 26 years of Public Policy and Community Problem Solving experience I believe that Colorado is the leader in economic health, responsible and effective government, entrepreneurial activity and effective decision making that maintains and enhances our vibrant quality of life. Our best days are ahead of us because we are going to make them."

Money Can’t Buy Love, But It Can Buy a Race Bib

“Money can’t buy [you] love” but it can buy you registration to the Best 5K and 10K in Colorado, Run the Rocks at Red Rocks. When you register and join Webolutions Revolutions for the Run the Rocks 5K/10K benefiting the American Lung Association in Colorado, you’re also buying a support team. We’ll help you train so that you can comfortably race/ run / walk the race of your choice. On race day, you’ll join a team full of encouragement and support. You’ll race around the Red Rocks amphitheater, where the... Read More

How to Create a Brand Community

brand community

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together,” African Proverb. Building a brand community may take slow, consistent effort, but, it creates long term wealth. Just ask Apple or Harley or Starbucks. Each has actively built a community that goes far beyond their product. The most successful people and companies understand the importance of a vast and deep network of relationships that transcend the product, or sale. They know that mistakes will be made, competition will get fiercer, customers are fickle, communications channels and techniques... Read More

Join Webolutions at the 10th Annual Run the Rocks 5K/10K

10th Annual Run the Rocks - Webolutions

On Sun., Oct. 9, runners and walkers will challenge themselves amid the beauty of one of Colorado’s most famous landmarks—Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Parks. Webolutions will be a sponsor of the 10th Annual Run the Rocks 5K run/walk; the third straight year we have sponsored the event. This year to commemorate the 10th annual event, Run the Rocks has added a 10K run. This unique race at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Parks is one of the prettiest in the nation and is the third most important fundraiser for the American Lung... Read More

Presidential Politics and your Business

Presidential Politics and Your Business - Webolutions

There are lessons we can all learn from public policy and campaigns that are easily transferable to our business models. I suggest there are two areas worthy of taking a look inward to see if the same is happening in our businesses. First, there are disrupters and second, how to know the difference between process and substance. Disrupters in Politics and Business Despite your best planning, there is likely the equivalent of Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump competing against you now or planning to take a significant part of your... Read More

The Caucus: Understanding Power and Politics in Colorado

Nonpartisan caucus training session in Colorado - Webolutions

Every business interacts with government on a fairly regular basis through taxes, land use regulation, transportation changes, employment regulations and so on. Generally it’s part of doing business and it’s the procedural execution of laws, regulations and ordinances. Occasionally, however, there are grey areas or laws that simply no longer make sense. That’s when the elected official at every level of government gets involved. It’s their job to set policy and to change it when current policy is no longer working. Businesses (as well as individual citizens) meet with their... Read More