Posts By Deb Forman

Monday will be a Good Day.

“It is not the critic who counts, not the person who points out how the strong one stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the one in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly…who knows the great enthusiasms,Read… Read more »

The Gospel of Gov 2.0

Leading government into the land of wikis, blogs and social media isn’t easy….an article by Jill R. Aitoro that recently appeared in the October issue of Government Executive is right on target. In the face of the staggering statistics on the number of people on the web and the incredible potential to “crowd-source” ideas (insteadRead… Read more »

Modernism and Post-Modernism

ok, When I grew up, there were rules…We were masters of our craft, not a jack of all trades. Masters did the things they were good at and were called upon for advice. Life was simple and We were happy. That was Modernism. Today, the “rules” have changed, so much so that anything is possible,Read… Read more »

The Chesapeake Bay goes on a Pollution Diet

A huge effort is underway to help improve the water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and its local tributaries. This is likely to be an awesome task, bringing together all aspects of water protection and respect for the environment. A new website has more details and links to all of the partners involved so far.Read… Read more »

Create a New Reality

So, everyday, I get a quote from the Einstein widget at Today, the quote was, “As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.” At first, this seemed to be a rather negative statement and I felt a little resentment. Why would a genius like Einstein believe that moreRead… Read more »

I Choose Inspired

So, I took Don Jacobson’s advice and read Mario’s Blog Post Inspired Versus Required and came away with a my choice to inspire not only those around me, but to keep myself inspired as well. To continue to remind myself of our mission and to be the example of how not to be afraid ofRead… Read more »