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Help Decide the Top 5 NextGen Lightning Talks - Cast Your Vote Now!

A ‘drug dealer’ in a federal prison. Breaking the ‘other’ glass ceiling. How to stay sane while leaning in. Why biz school + government is the next big thing.

These are just a few of the finalists we’re now…


Added by Catherine Andrews on April 3, 2014 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Your Top Public Speaking Questions -- Answered

This is the third installment in a three-part series covering GovLoop’s virtual training event on effective public speaking. The first installment collected the top tricks for…


Added by Adrian Pavia on March 18, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Do You Get Good at Public Speaking? Fall in Love With It

This is the second installment in a three-part series covering GovLoop’s virtual training event on effective public speaking. The first…


Added by Adrian Pavia on March 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

The Top 12 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking

This is the first installment in a three-part series covering GovLoop’s virtual training event on effective public speaking. The second installment provided lessons for repurposing your emotions to…


Added by Adrian Pavia on March 12, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Jennifer Pahlka's 6 Lessons Learned for Change Agents - NextGen Opening Keynote

Next Generation of Government training summit, is a two-day training summit preparing future leaders of government. Hosted by GovLoop and Young Government Leaders,the Next Generation of Government Training Summit began in 2010 and has enhanced the working and personal lives of 1,000+ Generation X and Y government employees. The sessions and workshops presented during the two day summit are jam packed with information focused on educating, inspiring and training emerging government…


Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 29, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Enhancing Your Agency's Digital Strategy

Enhancing your agency’s digital communications strategy can be difficult, but don’t lose hope! You can do it!

That was the sentiment expressed by a panel this afternoon at the NextGen conference. Amanda Eamich of USDA, Tim Fullerton of the Department of Interior, and Elizabeth Hochberg, a lawyer with GSA gave advice and insight about updating your agency’s communications strategy for the 21st century.

Moderator Joseph Porcelli of GovDelivery kicked things off by…


Added by Dorothy Ramienski Amatucci on July 26, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

How Can Leaders Empower Employees to Develop Compelling Ideas? NextGen Recap from Brian Gryth

Still going strong on day two of the Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Here’s a quick recap of the session, Stronger than All the Armies in the World, presented by Brian Gryth, Program Manager of Business Intelligence at the Colorado Department of State.

The abstract reads: Victor Hugo said, “there is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come” But in government operations, all too often ideas are left to die without…


Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 26, 2013 at 11:32am — 3 Comments

3 Ways to Teach People in a Bureaucracy how to Experiment - Keynote from Bryan Sivak

This morning Bryan Sivak, HHS CTO shared the importance of technology in improving health care. In his talk, Bryan discussed how HHS Open Government is spurring healthcare innovation through challenges, open data, and intrapreneurship and shared his vision for the future of health technology.


Bryan Sivak joined the Department of Health and Human Services as the Chief Technology Officer in July 2011. In this role, he is responsible for helping HHS leadership harness the power…


Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 26, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The Innovation Of Public-Private Partnerships

The challenges of the 21st century not only cut across multiple agencies, they also cut across the lines between the public vs. the private sectors. Yet the original design of our government was not intended to collaborate well across multiple organizations.

A frustrating dilemma.…


Added by Samuel Lovett on July 25, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Lightning Speaker: It Takes a Village to Save the Ark: Experiences in Government and Zoo Collaboration for All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness by Dr. Jeleen Briscoe

Our second lightening speaker was Dr. Jeleen Brisco, Department of Agriculture. Her presentation was called: It Takes a Village to Save the Ark: Experiences in Government and Zoo Collaboration for All-Hazards Emergency Preparedness by Dr. Jeleen Briscoe. Dr. Jeleen Briscoe’s abstract for the presentation can be found below:


Zoos and aquariums provide the public up-close-and-personal opportunities to…


Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Get the knowledge you need: Budget Talk 101 – NextGen Recap

 We’re just getting started at the Next Generation of Government Summit. If you want to see blogs from the conference, please go here: Next Generation of Government blogs. One of the session I sat in on was, Budget Talk 101, the session information is below:

“Just follow the money” – To get anything done in government, you need to understand how the money flows so you can get resources for your projects. Yet,…


Added by Pat Fiorenza on July 25, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Happiness is a Balance: Career Advice from Frank DiGiammarino

“What am I doing with my life? Why am I doing it?”

If you’ve asked yourself these questions – recently or in the distant past – Frank DiGiammarino wants you to know you are certainly not alone. Figuring out what you want to do is key to achieving real success in life, but that’s easier said than done.

During a breakout session at the NextGen conference today, DiGiammarino explained that it is important to stop jumping from job to job and start focusing on building a…


Added by Dorothy Ramienski Amatucci on July 25, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments

How to unlock the superhero within you

What superpowers do you have?

The question might sound funny at first, but thinking about the untapped talent you might possess can actually change your life.

Linda Cureton is the former Chief Information Officer at NASA and author of the book, The Leadership Muse. She spoke about how she learned to unlock her own ‘superpowers’ during an opening keynote speech at the NextGen Summit today.

“You have the power to save the world. We all do,” she…


Added by Dorothy Ramienski Amatucci on July 25, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Own the Room - Tips For Becoming A Signature Leader

Regardless of your rank, managers are under the microscope, right now. People are constantly evaluating you, judging your actions and behaviors, so what can you do? Muriel Maignan Wilkins and Amy Jen Su are the co-authors of Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership…


Added by Emily Jarvis on July 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Public Service in Action at NextGen!

During this year’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, public service both within and outside of the workplace will be highlighted, as GovLoop and the Young Government Leaders will have a collection drive at the summit for the National Capital Area Food Bank!

This is in conjunction with the annual…


Added by Samantha Holquist on July 15, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

7 Reasons I'm Excited about NextGen

It's July. Woot. I'm excited because it means Next Generation of Gov't Training Summit is coming.

For those that don't know, NextGen is a 2-day training summit co-hosted by GovLoop & Young Government Leaders. It's awesome - 650+ Gen X/Y gov't leaders, 50+ sessions mapped to OPM ECQs and 100+ speakers from the best in government.

I'm super biased but it is my favorite…


Added by GovLoop on July 10, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Witty Ts for Government Worker Bees at NextGen!

Last year I teamed up with a brilliant designer here in Ottawa to found a company that aims to bring a little more fun into the public service. Together we're redefining private-public partnerships by delivering a witty set of designer Ts that are either positively encouraging, derisively subversive, and perfectly ironic to office workers across north America. We called the business - wait for it ... :



... and…


Added by Nicholas Charney on June 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Countdown to Fiscal Cliff - Plus Your DorobekINSIDER 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER:

  • It's hard to peer into a crystal ball and predict what will be the top trends for government technology. But that's exactly what the experts at IDC Insights has done. Click here for the full recap.…


Added by Emily Jarvis on November 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Is it good to be a government heretic?

First let's start out with a definition -- what is a heretic?

"From my point of view, a heretic is someone that has a point of view about an organization and the work that is being done. But after they have expressed that idea, they've had it rejected. But they don't give up. They find new ways of making it happen," said Carmen Medina a former Director at the…


Added by Emily Jarvis on August 15, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Going for Gold -- How Olympians can teach us about leadership and your weekend reads!

Welcome to GovLoop InsightsIssue of the Week with Chris Dorobek, where each week, our goal is to find an issue — a person — an idea — then helped define the past 7-days and we work to find an issue that will also will have an impact on the days, weeks and months ahead. And, as always, we focus on six words: helping you do…


Added by Emily Jarvis on August 3, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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