In a lighting keynote session at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit, Josh Marcuse, Senior Advisor for Policy Innovation in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Department of Defense, demonstrated one tactic to combine brainstorming and teamwork into a successful and effective method to innovate new policies.
Think you aren’t a creative person? Think again! Learn how you can tap into and develop your creativity skills in order to spearhead innovation at your agency.
In Be Bad First, the opening keynote speech at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit, Andersen explained that you can drive change for yourself and for the world if you get good at acquiring new skills. The key, she argues, is adopting the right strategies for high payoff learning.
Coding boot camps are making it much easier to learn the necessary skills to work as a web developer. Through boot camp courses, government agencies can help their employees learn new, useful skills without having to leave their current jobs.
Read on to meet the new GovLoop Featured Bloggers, who will be posting once a week for the next three months. We’re excited to introduce them to you – and even more excited to read what they’ll be writing about.
First 5 is on a mission to find the best Microsoft Office suite tips, and we are beginning with Word. These cool little tricks will save time that you did not even know you were wasting.
In a busy work environment, it’s easy to get sucked into a culture of stress and intensity. But ignoring your personal wellbeing can be dangerous. One way to improve your mental health and improve your effectiveness as a leader is to employ mindfulness.
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I love books — I just do. I never get to read as much as I hope, particularly these days, but when one finds a book that causes you to really think… well, that is something that deserves celebration. One of the best ways I’ve found to make books come alive is as part ofRead… Read more »
When you think of online learning experiences in government, you probably think of static slides that you click through or videos with a droning moderator. But that doesn’t have to be the case.