Just in case you missed it, here’s more re: the Sustainability panel at Next Gen and a new report they aim to dicuss: Oil Shift: The Case for Switching Federal Transportation Spending to Alternative Fuel Vehicles.
In Roll Call Norm Ornstein said an expanded natural gas focus is a no brainer. All levels of government need to get beyond partisanship and get on it.
A public management class debuted at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University got students (our future leaders) thinking and making tradeoffs about fracking – at…[Read more]
ilyse.veron started the topic Leading By Example—Federal Purchase of Alternative Clean Transport Services in the forum Code Green 7 years, 2 months ago
Ideas about Transportation from The Clean Skies Bulletin published today…
“We, it turns out, are the Saudi Arabia of natural gas….We’ve got to take advantage of this incredible natural resource and think about what could happen if we do. Think about an America where more cars and trucks are running on domestic natural gas than on foreign…[Read more]
ilyse.veron started the topic Following up on landmark EPA rule for power plants in the forum Code Green 7 years, 3 months ago
Hi – Folks here may be interested in this GovLoop blog re: EPA’s landmark rule on power plant pollution.
Also developers take note. Power plant repurposing projects around the nation highlight the compelling case for redevelopment and use of cleaner energy. These projects also offer points of reference for policy makers, public managers, business…[Read more]
What an inspiring message. It is so true that you never know what someone is going through. We lost an older family member this fall. Kindness from our communities and random strangers conducting customer service was so helpful every day.
Hopefully our winter issue on Opening Doors: Making a Difference will keep this uplifting…[Read more]
ilyse.veron replied to the topic Should GovLoop Have A Dedicated Ethics Discussion Topic? in the forum Miscellaneous 7 years, 7 months ago
The topic of ethics in government social media is very interesting – one we’ll surely want to pursue in The Public Manager. Here’s the link Orrie mentioned earlier today – I gave it my own headline – Poynter advice on retweeting without endorsing.
It’s great to “like” twitter or other discussions but, whenever you have the time, it’s much more…[Read more]
ilyse.veron started the topic What does innovation look like? and other Government Workforce conference topics in the forum ASTD Government 7 years, 8 months ago
You can still register for the free online discussion tomorrow at 2 pm Eastern on 21st Century Federal Performance.
Robert Tobias will help you consider what role, if any, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) should play in:* Creating a performance management system that links organizational outcomes to a more objective work standard?
* En…[Read more]
I agree that tracking funding creating goals will be important, but how much of it requires new funding? Aren’t mentoring and rotation programs largely free? Why/how do the barriers between levels go up?
Good to know about your existing list of hiring programs. That is something to…[Read more]
Wasn’t Funniest Fed Jonathan Shepard dead on about life in government when he spoke at the YGL-GovLoop conference this morning?
I will now think of Mayan ruins as I descend the steep stairs down to the Metro.
In all seriousness, he raised a good point about conveying information. Lights and sounds are great to have to alert folks that a train…[Read more]
ilyse.veron replied to the topic What do you think of Obama’s announcement to reorg the Federal Government during the SOTU? in the forum Budget / Performance 8 years, 3 months ago
With Commerce Secretary Gary Locke headed for a new job as ambassador to China, there was buzz in DC about what’s next for Commerce – the agency expected to be the center of a competitiveness focused reorganization. I listened to a vastly experienced cast of candid public servants – many who are now formers – at the National Academy of Public…[Read more]
Many in this discussion know my “secrets” of playing the stereo or enjoying the patio during the workday. Telework has enabled me to stay better connected to my community and keep better tabs on the news. I spent much of my career creating broadcast news so – even though much is available on the web – I like being able to check the TV buzz on the…[Read more]
ilyse.veron started the topic Talent Management: When The Question Is Should I Stay or Should I Go? in the forum ASTD Government 8 years, 5 months ago
Last week this blog was one of GovLoop’s Fab Five.
That’s really interesting but women aren’t just buying products. They’re managing talent. So in the interest of supporting girl power, here are some tips for managers of staff wondering…should I stay or should I go? I’m crossing posting this at GovLearning.
TIPS FOR MANAGERS OF STAFF WONDERING…SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?
With the freeze of…[Read more]
ilyse.veron started the topic Envisioning Leadership Beyond The Battlefield – How Do You Do It? in the forum ASTD Government 8 years, 5 months ago
As I passed the Pentagon en route to ASTD today, I thought about Georgia Sorenson’s fascinating article “Leadership Beyond the Battlefield” in the most recent issue of The Public Manager. If you missed it you can get more here: http://www.thepublicmanager.org/journal/insidethisIssue.aspx
Fundamentally, Sorenson looked at how civilian and…[Read more]
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