Public sector innovation is constantly shrouded in mystery. This is partially because we lack a common definition and understanding of what exactly is public sector innovation is.
Posts By Kevin Richman
The world lost a great innovator this week, but the way we honor his memory is to be inspired by the stories he told and the example he set. You are never too old to start innovating.
How do we become better innovators? How can we, no matter our position, drive change and increase the public value of government? That is what I want to explore over the next seven weeks.
One of the first things you do when you purchase your first house is get cable. The next is to get addicted to HGTV. I didn’t even stand a chance; I was hooked within the first 30 minutes. Within hours, even though my fiancée and I were lucky enough to get a house with minimalRead… Read more »
Before I dive into how important meetings are to your career, let me begin with an aside: I asked 10 people to give me their opinions about meetings. Here are their responses: Waste of time I have too many My parents told me if I don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything atRead… Read more »
Two things I really enjoy: critical thinking and unique experiences. Generally when I find opportunities that include both, the conversation goes something like this: Me: Do you want to do something really unique? My fiancée: Oh gosh… what is it? Me: I need you to agree first. It is a critical thinking exercise, but it’sRead… Read more »
Let’s make a bet. If you are at your same job 10 years from now, I’ll give you $10, but if you have switched jobs, you have to give me $5. Sound like a fair bet? It’s not. On average, people are now switching jobs every 5 years and for the newest generations in theRead… Read more »
George Carlin is one of my favorite comedians of all time. He had the gift to recognize a completely normal situation and turn it into something hilarious. One of his most unforgettable jokes was his “Seven Dirty Words.” You don’t have to think very hard to come up with the seven. I’ll give you aRead… Read more »
So I might as well say it: I have a man-crush on Gordon Ramsay. And in case you hadn’t noticed, the guy is everywhere. Whether it is TV, commercials, events, or new restaurants (you remember he is actually a chef, right?), you can’t escape him. Some are turned off by his screaming and famously shortRead… Read more »
The fiscal year is quickly coming to a close and you know what that means: its Fantasy Football time! There is nothing more American than rooting for your favorite team to win on Sundays… as long they win without the Quarterback throwing any touchdowns because he’s on your friend’s fantasy team and you’re playing thatRead… Read more »