1% Inspiration and 99% Awesome

[I originally posted this on my blog – www.exhilauren.blogspot.com/] If you map the thought patterns of the creatives out there (ie; people with ideas), especially when he/she is in his creative element/moment/inspiration, you might see something like this: photo credit www.mindmapinspiration.com Ah yes. If you can relate, you’ll know that when you’re in this typeRead… Read more »

AFGE Combats Demonizing Federal Service

Pretty interesting…glad AFGE is defending federal service AFGE CHALLENGES ATTACKS AGAINST FEDERAL WORKFORCE, PROMOTES PUBLIC SERVICES Nation’s Largest Federal Employee Union Launches Good Government Advertising Campaign (WASHINGTON) – The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 600,000 workers in 75 different federal and DC government agencies, today, launched a nationwide radio ad campaign reminding listenersRead… Read more »

GovLoop on HuffPo: “3 Signs That Government Is More Innovative Than Ever”

A few weeks ago, Mr. GovLoop started blogging for the Huffington Post. We’re pretty jazzed about it and our main goal is to highlight and honor your awesomeness through this increased visibility. For instance, our newest post is titled: “3 Signs That Government is More Innovative Than Ever” Basically, we talk about our new “GovLaunch”Read… Read more »

Global Gov 2.0 – Achtung: Stop the Hype! (Germany)

Excerpts translated from: E-government without agitation: research instead of stirring up further Technikhypes 10th August 2010 Author: Prof. Dr. Tino Schuppan The subject of e-Government in Germany is still very much centered on the use of individual IT applications – and with great naivete. The recent hype about the so-called Web 2.0 is a currentRead… Read more »

Global Gov 2.0 – Citizens Make the State 2.0 (Austria)

Translated from “Bürger machen Staat 2.0” in Economy Austria (interview with GovLoop’er Philipp Mueller):Citizens Make the State 2.0 Philipp Mueller: “With Government 2.0, the state loses its monopoly on creating the common good. Government can not accomplish it alone; it must join with the citizen”says the Director of Public Management and Governance at the SalzburgRead… Read more »

Greetings in the Name of Global Gov 2.0, My Dear GovLoopians!

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ “Letters to the GovLoopians” – GovLoop Pastor and Evangelist Highlights Global Gov 2.0 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Greetings in the name of awesomeness, GovLoopians! My dear associate, Stephen (a full-time martyr for the cause of GovLoop), beseeched me to write to you about the things I have seen in my travels across the World Wide Web. Therefore,Read… Read more »

Top 5 Ways to Tell a Contractor Apart From a Govie

*********************************************************************** Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks *********************************************************************** So you are working at a government agency and wondering who is a fed and who is a contractor. Here’s my top 5 strategies: 1) Badge – Yes, it’s okay to stare at someone’s chest…to look at theirRead… Read more »

GovLoop Training – Citizen Engagement Survival Guide

Want training? Can’t afford it? GovLoop Training is here – and FREE! Yeah..pretty rad, eh? Been hearing from lots of GovLoopers that they want more specific online training on GovLoop. So you ask, we deliver…with cool training certificates included (***You won’t be disapointed***) To kick it off, on August 25th we have: GovLoop Training Series:CitizenRead… Read more »