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Take A Look at the New IT Procurement Bill - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • “Emotional intelligence.” The phrase conjures the image of a therapist and a couch, but in reality being more emotionally intelligent you can help relieve stress, help you communicate effectively, help you empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Being emotionally intelligent is one of the keys to mastering your career.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 31, 2014 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Are You In A Glass Case of Emotion?

“Emotional intelligence.” The phrase conjures the image of a therapist and a couch, but in reality being more emotionally intelligent you can help relieve stress, help you communicate effectively, help you empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Being emotionally intelligent is one of the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 31, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

What Fixes Would You Make to the FAR? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • We’ve all seen an ambulance racing down the street, sirens blaring, weaving in and out of traffic. But sometimes in the rush to get to the hospital in the fastest way possible another tragedy can strike. Meet the fed who is making ambulances…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 30, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

911 Made Safer – Protecting EMTs!

We’ve all seen an ambulance racing down the street, sirens blaring, weaving in and out of traffic. But sometimes in the rush to get to the hospital in the fastest way possible another tragedy can strike.

 

In 2010, a medic, patient and passenger all died when the ambulance driver lost control on an icy road and rolled the ambulance. While the EMT driver survived, those in the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Ongoing Federal Budget Challenges - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • If you’re anything like me, “Orange is the New Black” has taken over your life. The show illustrates the difficult and fascinating life within the walls of a federal prison. The show is fiction, but the cruel world OITNB depicts is sadly often representative of what really happens in federal penitentiaries. But there are those who are trying to make it better. One of those people…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Finding the Real Life Heroes of Orange is the New Black

If you’re anything like me, “Orange is the New Black” has taken over your life. The show illustrates the difficult and fascinating life within the walls of a federal prison. The show is fiction, but the cruel world OITNB depicts is sadly often representative of what really happens in federal penitentiaries. But there are those who are trying to make it better. One of those people is FBI…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 29, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Three Takeaways from #NextGenGov - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • TaskRabbit began six years ago as an online marketplace where users can outsource small jobs to others in the surrounding community. From buying your dog food, to picking up your dry cleaning, to installing your Ikea furniture, or cleaning your oven, the site contracts out any chore you can imagine. Now an emblem of today’s ‘sharing economy,’ millions all over America frequent the site.…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

If You Want to Innovate, Collaborate

TaskRabbit began six years ago as an online marketplace where users can outsource small jobs to others in the surrounding community. From buying your dog food, to picking up your dry cleaning, to installing your Ikea furniture, or cleaning your oven, the site contracts out any chore you can imagine. Now…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 28, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Would You Wear Flip Flops to Work? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Just a few years ago social media was seen as an adolescent playground. Selfies, Facebook pokes, and pointless status updates created what seemed to be a cesspool of millennial playtime. Times have changed. If you don’t have an ongoing social media campaign you’re out of the loop and your business is behind. Check out what the …

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 17, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

DorobekINSIDER Live: Tim Fullerton Discusses Citizen Engagement

The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army. –Jay Baer

 

Just a few years ago social media was seen as an adolescent playground. Selfies, Facebook pokes, and pointless status updates created what seemed to be a cesspool of millennial…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 17, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

DorobekINSIDER Live: How Data is Changing the Face of Citizen Engagement

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We're LIVE! We meet every month with the simple idea, get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared.…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 16, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Using Data to Improve Citizen Services - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • We depend on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect our health by providing information and regulation for drugs and medical devices. But sometimes when times get tough, the FDA needs to depend on someone as well. Marcia Crosse, Director at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for the Healthcare team, is that pillar. She believes that the…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 15, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Keeping You Safe - Protecting You Against Bad Prescription Drugs

We depend on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to protect our health by providing information and regulation for drugs and medical devices. But sometimes when times get tough, the FDA needs to depend on someone as well.

Marcia Crosse, Director at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for the Health Care team, is that pillar. She believes that the role…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 15, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Confusion Marred Police Response to Navy Yard Shooting - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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You can find all of our programs online: DorobekINSIDER.com and GovLoop Insights at…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 14, 2014 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Getting the Most from Strategic Reviews

Sometimes looking to your past can improve your future.

 

Napoleon marching on Moscow is an example of project management, which helped future generals avoid being blinded by their own hubris. Closed societies, like the Ming Dynasty in China, illustrate the dangers of getting closed off from…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Fed Lost 40,000 Employees Last Year - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

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  • Faced with private sector competitors, what can the government do to compete in attracting younger workers? Is it money? Recognition? Autonomy? Without a singular solution, one idea seems viable: Activate employees; don’t treat them like baseball cards. We take a…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 10, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Want to Attract Bright, Young Candidates? Treat Them Like It

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. -Indira Gandhi

 

I have a friend who works for Google. He wakes up every morning greeted by Google transportation that will bring him to work. He then enters a slick open environment at work where there is a nap room, catered food, free gym access, beer/wine Fridays, and a network with some of the brightest minds…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 10, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Will a Law Help with Social Media? - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

Will a law help with social media?

 

The House has passed the Social Media Working Group Act of 2014, which seeks to give the private sector new opportunities to drive social media innovation in emergency preparedness and response by “expanding the membership and influence of the Department of Homeland Security’s…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 9, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Lost IRS e-mails -- do they signify that gov IT totally sucks? + 7 stories that matter

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  • Pay freezes, budget cuts, furloughs – it shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone, but after years of record low employee satisfaction, government’s senior executives are leaving the civil service at a rapidly increasing rate. So what happens now? Insights from the Partnership for…

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Added by Christopher Dorobek on July 8, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Federal Ghostland: Where Have All the Managers Gone?

Pay freezes, budget cuts, furloughs – it shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone, but after years of record low employee satisfaction, government’s senior executives are leaving the civil service at a rapidly increasing rate.

 

According to a new…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 8, 2014 at 1:17pm — 1 Comment

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