It’s good to be back after a few weeks on the road. I knew my trip to Kansas would provide fodder for the blog. First, I’ll admit it: I am a latte-drinking, coastal-living (until recently), blue-state elitist. But every time I go on an obligatory trip to the “heartland” (and obligatory is the only reasonRead… Read more »
Ok, the pizza in the title probably caught your attention, but the real focus of this blog will be “barcamp” since I am beginning to become more involved with this concept and thought others might be interested in hearing more about it. Not really sure how familiar the average person is with that term, butRead… Read more »
Guess what? The Hokie Guru is on annual leave (e.g. vacation) at Cedar Crest Resort on beautiful White Earth Lake in Minnesota. The Hokie Guru accrues six hours of annual leave every pay period (which is every two weeks). In May 2010, the Hokie Guru will accrue eight hours every pay period. You can findRead… Read more »
Note: This post is of my own personal opinion and is not endorsed or supported by any local, state, or federal government agency. An article over at The Experience Blog really draws focus to a topic that isn’t covered as much which is the idea of using social media tools within your organization to fosterRead… Read more »
In watching coverage of the games last evening, my wife and I were discussing the overwhelming complexity involved in managing and deploying the Olympics. With so many nations each carrying such unique agendas and goals, what overarching principles are applied to such a multifaceted assembly? What procedures are in place to ensure proper philosophical governanceRead… Read more »
See the original post at www.youngovernmentleaders.org/blog. If you haven’t already, sign up for Young Government Leaders. As federal employees, we have a big stake in the upcoming presidential election. Not only do we share the responsibility with the rest of America to elect a new world leader, but when we go to the polls, weRead… Read more »
One of the biggest obstacles to being a successful blogger is the perpetual need to generate insightful (or, failing that, any) content on a recurrent basis. Too often I find myself exclaiming, “Oh man, I haven’t posted in 2 weeks!” As this episode has recurred yet again, I’ve opted to blog about what I amRead… Read more »
Hi Everyone! I’m the house blogger and President of the Bethesda Chapter of Young Government Leaders. As part of my duties I am locked in a perpetual battle to post relevant, insightful and occasionally entertaining content to http://blog.yglbethesda.org. Apparently my struggle caught the eye of Steve, who has graciously asked me to cross post myRead… Read more »
A colleague in Oregon state gov – environmental agency – asked if there are success stories/best practices/lessons learned by state governments using wikis for internal KM, G2G or G2C.
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