Top 5 Places to Network At Work

Not a Govloop Member? 30 Secs & Free to Join for Great Info & Perks When people hear the word networking, they often think of going to events and joining association. But just as important (if not more important) is networking at work. Work networking is different though and often happens in weird places. Here’s… Read more »

Out of Egypt: “Reflections on Blogging and Beyond”

From the Egyptian Government Blog (used auto-translate from the page, plus some of my own tidying). What do you think? Open government and government 2.0 issues are the same, wherever we live, eh? I bolded my favorite lines… **************************************************************************************** Dear Co-Reader, Like every new experience, blogging has been a different event for me. Although I… Read more »

Member of the Week: GovLoop’s Very Own Stephen Peteritas

******************************************** Not yet a member? Join GovLoop! ******************************************** By now, you’ve probably noticed a guy named Stephen Peteritas running around GovLoop, posting awesome questions and being uber-active. Well, it’s time to bring him out from the shadows and formally introduce the newest member of the GovLoop family (who’s not really that new anymore since he’s… Read more »

The Rudest Question: “How Much Do You Make?”

******************************************** Not yet a member? Join GovLoop! ******************************************** Let’s say you and I are at a party. We ask the typical questions: “Where are you from?” “What do you do?” “How much do you make?” Oh, wait. We’re not supposed to ask that last question in polite company. So why are we setting up expectations… Read more »

Lessons Learned from Australia – Kate Lundy

Had Kate Lundy from Australia Senate on Gov 2.0 Radio show on Sunday. They’ve done an amazing online and offline for the Gov 2.0 Taskforce where they’ve held 3 in-person meetings to get feedback combined with online at same time where they have Twitter, live-stream, Slideshare, Flickr, YouTube/Vimeo, and Facebook. She had a few lessons… Read more »

Got 10 Minutes? Help us out!

A Friend of GovLoop needs your help! More importantly, they need your help in helping government IT staff deliver the best possible service to the country by ensuring that you and your colleagues have access to timely, well-targeted, high-quality education and training resources. Will you take the this survey that will take just 10-15 minutes… Read more »

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 cleaning… Read more »