Wow! This could not have come at a better time for me. Sometimes the vision gets hazed in a bit and having people that share the same beliefs clear a bit of that haze out is really inspiring. I do consider myself a leader. I may not be the best, but I certainly strive to be. – Jim CrawfordWhat resonates with me the most is the idea that leadership is less about rank, and more about taking charge of one’s life, based on personal passion, strength and talent. It doesn’t have to be about a job. – Lenni Eubanks
3. Most Active Group: One of the coolest new groups was also the most active — Gov’t Video Professionals. The group was created by Tara* last week, but it’s already jumping off with a thoughtful critique of a new Presidential Management Fellows video. People are introducing themselves and the group includes folks like Scott Betts, a video producer with Frederick County Maryland government and Gregg Porter of the DoD Defense Imagery Management Operations Center. As the group grows, I am sure we’ll learn a ton from each other about best practices in video production.
2. Quote of the Week is going to be another multiple winner award and it comes from Mr. GovLoop’s forum titled “In 7 Words of Less, What is Your Average Day Like?”. Here’s some of the sweet succinctness:
1. Finally, Rockstar of the Week is going to go to Kyle David Jones. Haven’t heard of him? Neither had I…until he posted a great question in our forums: ‘Asking for the Job at the End of the Interview: Too Forward?’ That question generated several great responses and enabled him to break into our Top 20 Most Active for the Week. Kyle is a Student Building Manager at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis…so feel free to friend him and share your own tips for interviewing and landing a job.