Posts By: Candace Riddle

NGG11 For Dummies: Day One (The CliffsNotes Version)

Today’s #1 Lesson Getting Big Things Done: Answered by Aditya Kumar, Deputy Assistant to Vice President Joe Biden Sometimes we are tasked with solving a problem, tackling a BHAG [see below], providing an answer, or managing a project that has never been attempted before. I asked: “When faced with such a task, how do you… Read more »

EXCELLENT RESOURCE: A Life in Public Service…How to Manage Student Debt on that Salary

Discovered this resource this morning on YNPNdc’s Facebook page! THANK YOU for posting! Three financial aid resources for people in public service. Includes a link to Heather Jarvis’ new website. She is an expert in Student Loan Forgiveness for people in public service. http://www.idealist.org/blog/en/three-financial-aid-resources-for-public-service-people/#comment-17042

War Dogs: Who Pulls Fido’s String?

Here is a great photo essay from Foreign Policy Magazine. You might have heard that there is specualtion that man’s best friend accompanied soldiers during the recent Osama Bin Laden take down. Apparently K-9’s have been hard at work with America’s military and even part of the Airborne since the 1930’s. So….I hate to state… Read more »