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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

The Next BIG Thing: Business School and 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.

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

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

Leverage Scarcity for Success

Several years ago I met an extraordinary gentleman during a seminar I was presenting in Columbus, Ohio. We continue to be friends to this day. But equally as important, he has become a much respected…

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Added by Anthony Tormey on July 25, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How We Can Transform Lives Through Public Service

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

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

NextGen Summit: GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini Keynote Recap

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

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Added by Pat Fiorenza 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

We're blogging from the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along …

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Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2014 at 10:30am — 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

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

6 Ways to Build Resiliency: Improve Yourself and Your 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.

Beth A Payne, Director of the Office of Children’s Issues at the Department of State, knows a thing or two…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 24, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Learning How to Lead in the Front Office

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 23, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments

Awesome Web Sites and Apps -- in 12 Easy Steps

A Practitioner’s Guide to Usability Testing, Information Design and Content Strategy for Web Site and Web Application Development

Developing Web products (sites or applications) is a challenge because you must satisfy many masters. Senior management wants it done yesterday. Developers want to add as much cool stuff…

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Added by Chaeny Emanavin on July 23, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Coming Together To Work Faster, Smarter

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Emily Jarvis on July 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Are You Overlooking Your Top Talent?

If you look at the hierarchy in your office, do you have the most qualified people on your staff in the top management positions? Are the people on the bottom of the heap truly the least qualified?

 

Top talent doesn’t necessarily mean the highest on the totem pole or those who have the broadest skill set. Your employee with the best business-writing skills might be a low-level staffer. A coordinator-level staffer might have some of the best social media expertise in your…

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Added by Sam Ashe-Edmunds on July 22, 2014 at 1:18pm — 1 Comment

Failing Technology Projects? Consider Going Agile

Our requirements don't always represent what we want -- at home and on the job.

Many of us – or our family members – have had experience working with home contractors. And sometimes,…

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Added by Adrian Pavia on July 22, 2014 at 1:16pm — 5 Comments

5 Ways to Avoid the Mommy Track

Being a working Mom requires project management skills as well as balance. Moms like other employees are valuable assets who share great ideas, business acumen and innovation. Yet, some women may be side-lined for advancement because of their passion for their family life or ability to leverage flexible…

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Added by Tracey Batacan on July 22, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Spend Your Present Preparing for Your Future

Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop present the NextGen Public Service Awards for superior public service and achievement. The 4th Annual NextGen Public Service Awards will be given at the 2014 NextGen Award’s Ceremony, which will kick off the NextGen Training Summit on July 23rd in Washington, DC. We have 18 finalists in six different categories. All month long we will be introducing you to the…

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Added by Drew Doggett on July 21, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Why You Should "Throw Down" in Meetings!

 

Several months ago, a coworker noticed I had a “throw down meeting” scheduled on my Outlook calendar.

“Is everything OK?” she asked, eyebrows furled.

I laughed, and realized I had some explaining to do! I told her “throw down” is slang for “fight” - those of us who work with troubled teens have heard about school or neighborhood “throw downs.” “Throw downs” also occur during hockey games; players literally throw down their gloves and…

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Added by Hope Horner on July 21, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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