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05/01/1470 Monarch Election Questions - Lady Quinn

Our fourth interview is with Lady Quinn from Westmorland.

✍️ Good day to you! Welcome to KAP. Would you tell the readers about yourself? Specifically, your full name, where you live and why you want to win this election for the monarch.

I'm Quinn MacKenzie Martin. I live in Kendal, Westmorland. I'm what you might call a reluctant politician. However, I do enjoy leading teams to victory. So, I guess I want to be elected monarch so that we can all improve England; its activity, its functions and its camaraderie.

✍️ What skills and competencies should a monarch have to perform effectively?

A good monarch needs to have the ability to pick and cooperate with a diverse team full of people that have England's best interests at heart. That team makes a big difference. This leader needs to be humble, imaginative and understanding. They need to be able to manage differing ideas and complex problems without taking slights personally. Discernment is incredibly important.

✍️ Do you think you have those skills and competencies?

Yes. I do have a track record of being able to lead teams to solutions that work. I also try to listen, encourage, and inspire my team. I also have never resigned from a position. Frankly, I will work hard, and keep trying until I'm dead.

✍️ What does a typical day of a monarch look like?

1. Morning meeting with the Privy. (Here I'll get informed on the most important project statuses, tasks and meetings.)
2. Check with the Royal Secretary regarding the schedule.
3. More coffee.
4. Engagements with people in the throne room, heads of institutions, advisors, all aimed at pursuing our priorities, and bettering England.
5. Encouraging my advisors and my administration to work with others to advance my election program.
6. Dinner. Possible appearances, etc. Tavern visits.
7. Sleep and then get up to do it all again.

✍️ If your day has veered from your expected normal, how do you handle that?

I don't expect any day to be normal per se. If England is active, then crazy things are happening. I will roll with the waves, and let the criticisms roll off my back. I will work to help others who run the national offices. I expect them to be capable, but I'll reach out to them anyway.

✍️ Tell us how others describe you.

I would hope they would describe me as thoughtful and idealistic. I strive to have a positive impact on others. I rarely shy away from an opportunity to do the right thing, even when it's challenging. I'm passionate, charismatic, kind and have a great desire to make people feel worthwhile. The world is full of people who are unappreciated and half-forgotten, and it shouldn't be.

✍️ If elected, how do you recommend you can motivate and direct others to be more productive and active in the kingdom?

As in my platform, we plan to implement a national survey system to find the biggest ideas and concerns in this country. Everyone has their own needs. The surveys will inform us, and coincide with the activities that we have planned. I will work hard to make activity a reality. I think it is the cornerstone of my platform.

I also want to pick an amazing Privy. That Privy will then encourage itself, brainstorm ideas, find solutions, and work as one to achieve directives.

✍️ What do you think of the phrase lead by example?

Leading by example is the only way to lead. If you are self-involved, dismissive or you don't listen to others, people won't follow you for long. In contrast, when you're honest and hardworking, your team will also want to work harder. Also, a good leader won't ask anyone to do something they wouldn't be willing to do themselves.

✍️ What approach would you take when making big decisions for England?

Any decision should be a solid one. That means that if you make a decision, it should hold up to 20 years of scrutiny. It's also important to consult with people affected by any decision, be it a change or a new program.

✍️ What are your priorities for England?

My platform has many points, but it does focus on cooperation and activity for England. I would honestly love to say at the end of my achievements that I made England a little bit better for everyone.

✍️ What do you think is the most challenging aspect of being a monarch and what would you do to overcome it?

The great desire to please people has been strong in many English leaders. However, you can not please everyone. All you can do is make the best, most solid decisions that you can in the limited time available. Again, if you can make a decision that you'll feel good about in 10 years, then you made a good one. That would be the goal.

✍️ Do you plan to have any civic engagement that would include people that are not in influential positions?

Yes! Most if not all of our activities will be open to the public!

✍️ With issues that have many tongues talking about the Court of Appeals and College of Heraldry, what do you recommend you can do to help accomplish a better system for both?

Oversight of the Court of Appeals is in the hands of Parliament and the HOL. Additionally, counties oversee their individual justices. As for COH, I am not aware of what issues you are referring to. Regardless, The Crown shouldn't be micromanaging organizations.

✍️ And because it’s known that thirteen might be a bad luck number, one last question. If you do not win the election, what do you propose to do to help accomplish what you say in your election campaign?

If I don't win, and I want to dive deeper into the activity issues, I can get involved through the HoL, or by contacting Parley. Any citizen can. We can all be involved if we really want to be.

I have asked Lord Cullan the same questions and wait for his answers to publish for you soon.

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