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Geek Nostalgia – What my geek past has taught me

Its weird when you think back and see how things affect you over time, and how what you know is rooted in the path you take in life. I recently read Malcolm Gladwell’s excellent book “Outliers” that carries this underlying message throughout its narrative. Among many of its messages, I was really intrigued by theRead… Read more »

Is the State Department Wiki Leaks the Beginning of a Nightmare For Open Government?

After three days of consuming the best of cuisine during Thanksgiving holiday, I have once again experienced my usual holiday epiphany to become inspired. It is usually around this time of year, that I personally and professionally aspire to take my goal setting to the next level. Honestly speaking, I am excited about expanded hopesRead… Read more »

All Social is Learning

I’ve been reflecting lately on my brief sojourn into education reform prior to returning to “the world.” Several things I learned there, including the idea that how brains work and how people interact represent new fields of study to the Field of Education. (With apologies to any of my new Ed friends, please correct meRead… Read more »

Introducing This is Govable: The U.S. Army’s Facebook Landing Page

Hello, GovLoopers! I’d like to introduce This is Govable, a series that will highlight government examples of impressive social media tactics and improved collaboration through technology. This series might not always showcase the biggest campaigns, but it will highlight small, meaningful steps that the government is taking towards Gov2.0. Please feel free to send meRead… Read more »

How To Run an Awesome Gov’t TweetUp – Lessons from NASA

************************************************************************ Not a Member? JOIN NOW (It’s free and Takes 30 seconds) ************************************************************************ So I spent today at the awesome NASA tweetup in Kennedy Space Center. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to stay until the delayed launch (now Wednesday). But I learned a lot in my 7 hours on site about NASA and even moreRead… Read more »

Gimme the $$$ Part 1 – Salary Basics

A post from Patra Frame, HR Strategist for ClearedJobs.Net While you have seen the advice to put off salary discussions as long as possible in discussing a potential job, you need to learn about salary ranges and what is realistic early in your job search. Your knowledge, experience, and the value you demonstrate you offerRead… Read more »

Four Scenarios of the Future of Gov 2.0

“Greetings, my friend. We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives. And remember, my friend, future events such as these will affect you in the future.”(From the opening of Plan Nine from Outer Space) The idea for this posting cameRead… Read more »

Remarks by Bill Moyers, October 6, 2010, Washington, DC

Thank you for inviting me to join in this 40th anniversary of Common Cause. Your founder, John Gardner, profoundly influenced my life and I welcome this opportunity to share some memories of him. When we met in 1965 John Gardner was already very wise and I was still very young. I never grew younger butRead… Read more »

Forum wrap: Social media – maximising opportunities and minimising risks

The Victorian Managed Insurance Authority held a successful forum for the Victorian Public Sector on the maximising the opportunities and minimising the risks of social media. Attended by 200 people, the forum featured three speakers:• Kathy Phelan – Director, Small World Social Media• Greg Daniel – Executive Chairman, SR7• Maria Katsonis – Principal Advisor PublicRead… Read more »

9 Rules of the Road for Reaching Millennials

Yesterday, I posted a slide deck about “Social Media: Time Saver or Sucker?” from my talk at a National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) professional development event. Well, I was busy at the event and also presented on marketing and leading Millennials. Below is that deck: 9 Rules of the Road to Reach Millennials ViewRead… Read more »