Posts By Anna Abbey

Generational Differences Training

I recently completed and delivered a new training on Generational Differences for my agency. In the spirit of cooperation and openness I would love to share it with the GovLoop community! Gen%20Diff%206.pptx The training involved participants from a single office within my agency. Being highly interactive, it led to some very interesting conversations as toRead… Read more »

EPA online

At a recent training conference I had the opportunity to learn a lot more about EPA’s online presence. Facebook, twitter, youtube… EPA seems to be trying its hand in the most popular online mediums available. I couldn’t help but wonder: What are other agencies doing in terms of “gov 2.0”? What lessons have been learnedRead… Read more »

Bureaucrats Need Not Apply?!?

I recently ran across a post card advertisement for GovLoop that reads “Calling all Gov’t Rockstars; Bureaucrats need not apply.” Are we not bureaucrats? Why has bureaucrat become a dirty word? Max Weber defined a bureaucrat as the following: He/she is personally free and appointed to his/her position on the basis of conduct He/she exercisesRead… Read more »