"Perhaps an odd suggestion for someone headed to government work, but there is an old book, easy read, first in a trilogy that everyone should read. The book is the innovators dilemma. It will help you understand industry, investement, and even…"
"I have replaced 99% of my Starbucks visits with my Kurig system. Found I like Donut House and Coffee People French Roast, and Itailian Roast. Since 9 out 10 times my local Starbucks only have that disgusting Pikes, this is a more than acceptable and…"
"Roland Touche, my friend. I didn't notice that the a strictly proprietary solution was being applied for this event. But yes I believe what I said about knowledge base. People who believe find ways, and like most I have personal systems I can…"
"Roland, you would participate if for no other reason, to broaden your knowledge base. Eventually even California will find a reason to go open source, current economic pressures may help push in that direction, or simply waiting until another state…"
"Harlan, I wasn't suggesting spending tax payer money on a media campaign. I was suggesting the union spend it's money to build the image of the membership. If the union represents the worker that can include an image campaign, getting…"
"As a non-government employee who makes his living supporting the government (DoD) my view is change would have to be 3 fold, but unless government workers are going to hire a PR firm it likely won't matter at this point. Stop the talk about…"
"My favorite cup of coffee is Sumatra, specifically Diedrich but they only have one store left. Once Starbucks decided thier competition was McDonalds and countered with Pike's as the only brewed coffee all day, they lost my 6-10 visits per day.…"
"I think the question should be modified to what did you learn about accomplishing your functional mission during these snow days. Was your organization sufficiently effective. What changes should you, will you make to your work at home envrionment…"
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