Universal Translation, C-3P0 style, to effortlessly create custom-tailored vernacular for every given person in every given situation. Shared understanding would happen much more quickly, as could meaningful action.
Examples of words that mean 1,000+ different things to 1,000 different…[Read more]
Assuming it was the result of a fair and objective (albeit, not necessarily popular) analysis, another few things to ask about any audit report is:
1) Are the corrective actions/recommendations actionable (well-understood)?
2) Are the corrective actions/recommendations accountable (regularly reported to the right folks via an easy-to-understand…[Read more]
The converse of #5 is the project management adage that work has a way of filling the time you give it.
Perhaps a candidate for #12 is “Not all deadlines are created equal.” Some are a lot more important than others. Cry wolf too often and watch what happens to your flock.
Project Management Institute (Washington, DC Chapter)
International Association of Business Communicators (DC Chapter)
International Coaching Federation
Women in Technology
along with several listservs, ad-hoc web-based communities, other loosely defined forums
…but this lists varies a lot based on what’s happening in various fields,…[Read more]
Just reading them quickly, I think question #1 is outstanding.
You might also want to consider asking a question along the lines of “a day in the life” of collaborative government services. Something like the following structure, but perhaps narrowed down to be less broad in scope:
Imagine that we provided you with a time machine and that you…[Read more]
Poll of the Week
Could your inbox use a little more awesome?
Sign up to get a daily dose of awesome gov-focused resources, trainings, blogs and articles to help you do you job better.