Miscellaneous

YGL – Take Control of Your Financial Future

GovLoop will continue to feature the weekly blog from Young Government Leaders. Here’s another great post from Young Government Leaders courtesy of President Kate Walker. Check out the original post and attend their upcoming event. —————————– Numerous studies have found a majority of Americans are not prepared for retirement and face the prospect of havingRead… Read more »

Dealing with Failure

When you are early in your career, mentors have often told me “you should take risks” and “if you aren’t failing, you aren’t trying.” While I understand their advice, it is still really hard to fail for the perfectionists out there. One of the best talks I’ve been to recently was Karen Evans from OMBRead… Read more »

Public Speaking

Are you already nervous? Don’t worry – this is a post about public speaking, you don’t have to talk. Public speaking is one of those skills you just have to practice until you get better. The little known trick to public speaking is 90% of speakers are really bad. You can worry yourself sick aboutRead… Read more »

Attributes of a leader Through Ownership and not Personal Possession

Whenever we mention ownership we reluctantly scrutinize who actually owns, be it a car, house, organisation, political party or even the country. We tend to limit ourselves to personal possession. Ownership covers a great ideal of setups. It goes beyond an individual; it stretches to family, community, society, district, province, country and the entire globe.Read… Read more »

29.6 million US small businesses drive the nation’s innovation – WALL STREET JOURNAL Article

WALL STREET JOURNAL — Crashing the White House Jobs Summit Small Business Has Been Left Out of the Recovery, Maybe That’s Why There Are No Jobs By DAVID WEIDNER Dec. 3, 2009 Michaele and Tareq Salahi shocked the nation last week, when they illustrated how alarmingly easy it may be to gate-crash the President’s home,Read… Read more »