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Lessons Learned As A Drug Dealer In Federal Prison

It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

 

It’s usually an unfortunate story to hear about a commissioned officer who ends up in…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 25, 2014 at 4:35pm — No Comments

The Best Spot to be an Entrepreneur? Try the Federal Government.

We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

 

In one of our final keynote presentations, Cristin Dorgelo provide insights on her experience as an entrepreneur and shared her version of how agencies can capitalize on the wisdom of the crowds to create new ways to solve…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Taking the Risk and Following Your Heart

I decided to go back to school sitting in a stadium filled with tens of thousands of women listening to a jovial septagenarian talk about embracing life. My mom asked me to accompany her to a Women of Faith conference,…

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Added by Jera Brown on July 25, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How Congress and Polarization Are Impacting The Budget

We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

If there is one thing that federal workers can agree on, it is that the budget process for the Federal Government has presented some challenges for the work the federal…

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Added by Valerie Lefor on July 25, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Real Talk: Young Federal Workers Speak About Their Experiences

 We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

Moderator Kelly Jin, co-founder, Consequi

Dawn Brown, Procurement Analyst, Environment Protection Agency

Noemie Levy, Policy…

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Added by Maggie Fletcher on July 25, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Network with a Purpose -- And It Will Be Less Awkward!

We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

“How do you feel about networking?”

That question was met with mixed results as the afternoon breakout session -- Purposeful Networking -- began.

The…

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Added by Dorothy Ramienski Amatucci on July 25, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Bring NextGen to Your Agency

We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

So, you’re at NextGen. Maybe it’s your first time -- or maybe you’ve been here before.

And you’ve heard lots of great information. You’re re-energized and ready to…

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Added by Dorothy Ramienski Amatucci on July 25, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Next BIG Thing: Business School and Government

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Why can’t our government be more like Silicon Valley? With all the innovation and technological…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 25, 2014 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Transforming Your Agency Through Open Innovation

We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

If you’re unfamiliar with NextGen, the annual training summit educates, inspires and promotes innovation for new and rising leaders in…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Crowdfunding Diplomacy: The Next Frontier for Government?

It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

“If you want to go fast go alone if you want to go far go together.” –African…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 24, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Top Graduate Programs to Excel in the Public Sector

 

Climbing the ladder in today’s job market almost always requires a Master’s degree. The public sector is run by individuals who have some sort of an M or P behind their name. Whether it is an MD, MPH, MPA or Ph.D, going back to school can expand your role and increase your contribution within the public sector. The public sector has a place for every type of professional from a doctor to a writer. Wondering what to go back to school for to excel in…

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Added by Priyanka R. Oza on July 25, 2014 at 12:19pm — No Comments

NextGen Summit: GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini Keynote Recap

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

How We Can Transform Lives Through Public Service

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We’ve all had a moment where we can think back to someone who has influenced our lives. Maybe it was a professor, a teacher, a colleague or a friend. And if we’re lucky…

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Federal Service: A Mission for the Next Generation

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How can the Federal government hire, develop, and retain a robust and talented workforce in the 21st century?

Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of…

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Added by Dorothy Ramienski Amatucci on July 25, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Do You Dare to Dream? The Next Generation of Government Says Yes.

Whitney Johnson at the Next Generation of Government Summit. Photo by Miguel Joey Aviles, @miguejoeyaviles

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top 7 Email Metrics You Should Be Measuring

Most government organizations don’t need to be convinced of the importance of email and its impact in reaching key audiences and getting people to take action. However, not every organization knows how to best measure the results of its outreach or even what metrics are available. Although every organization’s goals and content are unique, there are some basic components you should be measuring to ensure your content is optimized to drive the most engagement.

Below are seven metrics —…

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Added by Mary Yang on July 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Innovation in Government - Oxymoron or Wave of the Future?

It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

I attended a great breakout session at yesterday's NextGen Training Summit on this topic.  The audience…

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Added by Terrence (Terry) Hill on July 25, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

10 Tips for Maximum Productivity, Effectiveness and Better Meetings

 

     The late management guru Peter Drucker wrote of meetings, “Meetings are by definition a concession to deficient organization.  For one either meets or one works.  One cannot do both at the same time.”

 

     Yet, we are wired to want a meeting whenever it is possible to have one.  Perhaps it is because we want to be a ‘team player’ in the organization and want other team members to work with us.  Perhaps it is because our…

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Added by David K. Rehr on July 25, 2014 at 7:07am — No Comments

What Can a Hot Dog Vendor Teach You About the Value of Trust in the Workplace?

It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

A hot dog vendor in New York City realized he was losing business because…
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Added by Christine McMahon on July 24, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Leading in a Globalized World: Lessons from Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

It's that time of year again! The next two days we'll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL's Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here.

This afternoon Gary Barnabo, President of…

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Added by Mark Bardwell on July 25, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

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