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."

7 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Teamwork, Health and Fitness. It is challenging to stay healthy, particularly during the holidays. And, It is rare for someone to just be healthy and fit on their own. To increase success having a team, a coach, or support system provides motivation and success. At Webolutions, we seek to provide that support by keeping it simple and fun in a group called Webolutions Revolutions. In this group, we are facilitating a weight loss group – currently there’s a group of 49 who are working to shed over 500 pounds by... 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

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

Build Positive Shared Experiences = Priceless

Build Positive Shared Experiences for your business

The shared experience. Priceless. Just consider the precious moments in our professional and personal lives where we are connected with someone who was with us or experienced the same or similar event. We often think of the shared experience of joyful events, ceremonies, vacations and accomplishments. They are worthy of reflection and yearning to repeat them and we’re pleased when others join “the club”. Some of the strongest shared experiences come under unfortunate, harsh and even tragic circumstances. These, although we wish no one to join us, often create the... Read More

3 Completely Different Events. One Important Theme. Community.

Community Engagement Events - Webolutions

What does a week of community engagement events look like? The beautiful thing about community engagement is there is not just one way to achieve it. Let’s take a look at three very different approaches that all share the common, and very important, theme of community. Last week, Webolutions held an open house at our new home in Legacy Cascades in Centennial for the 34 businesses and their 600+ employees who are our new neighbors. Webolutions was two blocks north for the last 10 years in the wonderful community of Greenwood Village,... Read More