Sherry Taylor replied to the topic What are some habits of highly-ineffective people? in the forum Miscellaneous 7 years, 5 months ago
Worry that every person on the team is not doing exactly the same thing at exactly the same time. Wants conformity over productivity. Worry that if someone else goes over and above (customer service) it will make them look bad and wants everyone else to lower their standards to theirs. Dramatize every obstacle and bring in everyone who will listen…[Read more]
Sherry Taylor replied to the topic Why Should Acquisition Professionals Visit GovLoop? in the forum Acquisition, Contracting, Procurement 7 years, 6 months ago
Remember too that GovLoop is not just for federal, but also for state and local municipalities. Having an extra source for us to network and talk to peers on a social media site is pretty important. The key thing in my view, is getting more people to use it. The more people we bring to the conversation the better you are able to get a diverse…[Read more]
I can’t say I read through this entire string, but I had mixed reactions:
1) This is very generational. To younger people, email is not as popular as it is with older workers. I’m on the tail end of the boomers so I love new technology and use it frequently. But at work I see email as the “paper trail” for audit purposes. Our agency went to…[Read more]
Sherry Taylor replied to the topic The negative nellies… in the forum Communications, Citizen Engagement, Customer Service 7 years, 9 months ago
There is a time and a place. If you are on a government website, I would think comments would be moderated so that a professional, respectful environment is assured. Same as at work. If I want a no-holds barred political discussion I have all kinds of forums for that. If we’re advertising this govloops as a safe social networking site for our…[Read more]
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