Practicing Happiness

“Happiness is the Consequence of Personal Effort” This is a quote I pulled out of my copy of Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eay Pray Love – – a book I’ve kept next to my bed for the past 3 years that serves as a fixed reminder of the utter sweetness of striving. The other day while cleaningRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: National Veterans Wheelchair Games

Two weeks ago, as America celebrated its hard-fought freedom on the Fourth of July, hundreds of U.S. military veterans gathered in Denver, CO, for the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. HP, one of GovLoop’s 2010 Partners, was a proud National Sponsor of the Games and they wanted to bring the event to the attention ofRead… Read more »

Telework: Productivity Not Presence Should Be the Measure of An Employee

Originally posted by Laureen Miles Brunelli, Guide to Work-at-Home Moms Of course the big legislative news this week is the financial reform bill, but in other news, the House passed the Telework Improvement Act. The bill, which the Senate had already passed, calls for an increase in the number of telecommuting federal employees. PresidentRead… Read more »

Meet the President? Yes, You Can…SAVE Him Some Money

Flash back to the GovLoop retro archives: President’s SAVE Award – Sounds Wicked Cool That was my blog post one year ago when I heard about President Obama’s new project that invites Federal employees to share money-saving ideas. Then this week, the White House sent me an email asking if GovLoop would help to promoteRead… Read more »

Latest from Netherlands “GovLoop” – Civil Servant 2.0

Used Google Translate to offer the GovLoop community a glimpse of what’s happening with a sister community over in the Netherlands: Week 28 … Again, no World Cup, a grand welcome in Amsterdam. Netherlands loves to celebrate. The heat of summer days and holidays will thus gradually affect the activities Also for editors. ThisRead… Read more »

Next Generation of Government Post Event PodCasts

Thanks to our friends at Human Resources IQ we have several post event podcasts from our awesome speakers at this year next Generation of Government Summit. Hear what the speakers though about the conference and also elaborate on their talks. – Nick Charney – Tom Fox – Misti Burmeister – DaveRead… Read more »

Have a Pulse

Want to do something incredible in your life? 1. Get excited. 2. Get a vision. 3. Get it done! It’s not rocket science. It’s more having a pulse. Be honest with who you are, what makes you tick, and what drives you to bliss (ie; what you’re doing when you forget to eat/sleep). The worldRead… Read more »