Survive & Thrive: How to Get Quick Cash from Your Customers

In this recession, all businesses could you use more money in their accounts. Here are some tips for increasing your cash flow in a tight credit market. Bill Customers ASAP Require your customers/clients to make deposits; try to obtain your cash payments at the time of service. You can also include discounts if the customerRead… Read more »

Survive and Thrive: How to Solve any Cash Crisis

Surviving in a recession can be taxing. This blog is intended to help you thrive, even in this economic state. Make a list of financial problem areas in your business Nuff said.. Putting your problems on paper helps to de-clutter the information from your brain. This will make you a more efficient business owner. OrganizeRead… Read more »

10 Ways To Tell Your Boss What a Great Job You’re Doing

Cross-posted from thegovgurus.com: 10 WAYS TO TELL YOUR BOSS WHAT A GREAT JOB YOU’RE DOING By Lily Whiteman Federal Times columnist and author of How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job As your work projects progress, ask yourself whether your boss knows what you are doing. I mean really knows what you are doing, asRead… Read more »

Why Social Media Matters to the Next Generation of Government Leaders

Originally published as part of the FEDManager’s “Ask Young Government Leaders” series. @govloop: “The arbiters of cool are about to hit the stage.” #ogi In less than 140 characters, @GovLoop – also known as Steve Ressler, co-founder of Young Government Leaders (YGL) and creator of the “Facebook for Government” – used Twitter to announce theRead… Read more »

UPDATE: OGI Conference “TweetBook” (First Ever!) Coming Together – Help?

Hi again, Folks! Several of us (me, Marie Crandell, Pam Broviak, Roberta Croll, Nichole Uiterwijk, Helen Ortel, etc.) have spent the last couple days working on what I believe will be the first-ever “TweetBook” (at least from a government conference!). Here’s how it looks at the moment (not too shabby, eh?!): OGITweetBook – OverallMock-Up.doc WhatRead… Read more »

UK’s Twitter Guide for Government

Originally published at the GenerationShift blog. Per this post from Neil Williams, head of corporate digital channels at the UK central government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), below is a “Template Twitter Strategy for Government Departments.” It’s a helpful document as it includes a very brief overview of Twitter, offers some objectives andRead… Read more »

IDEA: Open Gov Innovations Conference “TweetBook” – Will You Help Create It?

HERE ARE THE RAW TWEETS: OGI Conference Tweets.doc UPDATED GUIDE – What are your thoughts? Can you help bring it home? OGITweetBook – OverallMock-Up.doc UPDATE AS OF 4:20 PM ET, 7/28/09: Here’s a table with times, sessions and TweetBook “authors” – Appreciate your help! OGI TweetBook Outline.doc Hi Everyone, What if we created an OpenRead… Read more »