Posts By Alan L. Greenberg

The Government Man and the Plain Language Act

With all of the hoopla about the Plain Language Act, the Government Man thought this would be a perfect opportunity to spread some wisdom and of course hype his own creation. In my book, Confessions of a Government Man, I devote an entire chapter to “Language of Government.” Maybe our lawmakers read it prior to… Read more »

The Government Man, the Lawyer and the Donuts – Part Two

In my last blog I mentioned an episode with our learned GSA counsel over donuts. That was not my only conflict with Sweet Caroline, Esq. over donuts. Yes, these events really happened. Caroline devoted much of her career to assuring that no government employee ever violated any ethical standards, no matter how much this policy… Read more »

The Government Man, the Lawyer and the Donuts

The Government Man is just back from a most enjoyable visit to the Federal Senior Management Conference in Cambridge, MD. I thank the sponsors for the invitation. First a little self promo. My book, Confessions of a Government Man, is now available in all e-book formats as well as paperback. Now for today’s blog, which… Read more »

The Government Man and the X-Rated Art

It is time for another blog from The Government Man, but first, a few announcements. I have been honored with an invite to present some wisdom and insights at the Federal Senior Management Conference in Cambridge, MD April 10-13th. I hope to see some of you there. Also, I have succumbed to technology and my… Read more »

When the Government Man Violated the Rules

It is time again for another blog., At the risk of being a bit repetitious, I am a retired Senior Executive (GSA) and the author of a recently published book, Confessions of a Government Man: How to Succeed in Any Bureaucracy. It’s holiday time so this blog will be short. The anecdote was cut from… Read more »