If I described our work in the present and future, wouldn’t that be more compelling, and interesting? Discussing how we work hard to support the continuous improvement culture, capacity, and results for state government? Yes, yes it would.
Posts By Joe Raasch
You can’t have cake projects every day at work. No way would you ever get your ‘real’ job done. So, how can you get that “I’m eating cake!” feeling from your current assignments, until the next big ‘cake project’ comes along?
We don’t talk about improvement methodologies. My team and I listen, learn, and then work to solve the problem.
Don’t get so caught up in what the dreamy future may be that you don’t take the first steps towards that future!
There are times when quitting does make sense, and other times when pushing through to the finish is the right thing to do. How do we know the difference?
What if you choose to be bored?
Planning? I don’t make a lot of time for planning.
As humans, we tend to have a really BIG aversion to loss. We’re afraid of missing out on a deal. We’re afraid that the children will starve without our help. We are more attuned to avoiding a loss than the joy we may get from seeing a gain or positive experience. The people who ‘market’… Read more »
“We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make us think we can survive alone, alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races, even alone in genders.” – Maya Angelou” Status quo as we know it in civil service work is changing — and FAST. There are increasing performance expectations, an aging population, decliningRead… Read more »
How do you know if the work you do matters?