Government financial information systems are often glitchy and challenging to deal with. A foundation is only as good as the materials and the craftsmen who build it.
Posts By Tim Dendy
Strategic planning is necessary to guide a department or agency into the future. Comparing where we are to where we need to be can stimulate ideas for steps and strategies involved in the formulation of a plan.
The central idea of data analytics is taking datasets or groups of information and analyzing them in a meaningful way to determine something useful in government.
Mindfulness is described as the ability to be fully present in the moment. It is being able to block out distractions and other concerns in order to focus on the task at hand.
After many years of being in the workforce, mostly in government service, the thing that means the most to me is simply being treated well.
Managers should be interested in developing their workers. Employee development is good for morale and good for the organization.
This notion of a high tolerance for failure honestly does not make any sense. We become educated, get training in our jobs and search for a mentor so that we can be successful in our careers. Companies and governments do not hire employees to fail.
It should be said though to managers that even with meetings being a mainstay in the work setting to keep people and projects on track, it does not mean that getting together should be a long and arduous task. Meetings can and should be an effective way to communicate information and to keep projects on… Read more »
The basic question that I ask when answering whether I consider someone a leader or not is whether people are following them.
Actively creating friendships may not seem such a weighty thing among all the other demands of work but can be important when trying to accomplish work across departments