Lots of people write advice for young people about how to do well in your career. Thinking beyond the usual, I think it’s fun to think of how you should suck when you want to do well. Suck Up Knowledge That is, be eager to learn. Shadow people who seem to do jobs that interestRead… Read more »
Posts By Jeffrey Levy
Last week, I wrote to ask for help naming a project we’re going to launch for Earth day inviting people to share 6-word essays about the environment. “Six Words for the Planet” won handily. But many people said we should six words in the title. So here’s another poll: what do you think? Thanks!
We’re going to do a 6-word essay project for Earth Day. That is, people will write essays exactly six words long. For example: I recycle. Do you? Why not? Earth: we only get one planet. My planet. My home. My environment. We need a short, catchy name, so we’ve set up a quick 1-click poll.Read… Read more »
So is this State Department employee. I’m soooo glad he wrote this op-ed: I work for Uncle Sam, and I’m proud of it He captures exactly the right tone of being proud to serve my country and being tired of being accused of being a lazy sleazeball by politicians of every stripe.
Hi everyone. Unfortunately, this is only for folks in DC, as this will be an in-person workshop. I’m looking at how I could do this kind of in-depth, highly participatory workshop online, though. If you register, please comment below so I know who’s coming. 🙂 Class description and registration page on Web Manager University Format:Read… Read more »
Go read this: https://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/three-tips-on-leadership-from-the-street And then bookmark the author’s posts, because this is the second in a row I’ve read that was just fantastic.
Check out this infographic from Expert Labs. They used the ThinkUp app to dig into the White House’s Twitter activity. You can also grab the data yourself and noodle around. A few of us started discussing it on Twitter, so I thought I’d post it here to give us more space to share thoughts. I’llRead… Read more »
Someone just asked me some questions about Greenversations, so I figured I’d share the answers more broadly. Basics Greenversations launched on Earth Day in 2008: April 22, 2008. We’ve published 1500 posts written by hundreds of EPAers across the entire agency. Anyone at EPA can write with their management’s permission, and posts are reviewed byRead… Read more »
Just read a great blog post: http://blog.customscoop.com/mb/2011/12/7-reasons-government-agencies-should-monitor-social-media.html I agree with all of it, so I’m sharing it here. Why are you still here? Go read it!
First, my social media mantra was something I said and tweeted: mission, tool, metrics, teach. Then it was a blog post. Now I’ve created a workshop that I delivered recently at a conference. It combines several other presentations and things I’ve said and written over the past few years. At the conference, people sat 4-5Read… Read more »