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Customers Don’t Want Ads, They Want a Conversation…Just Not the Conversations You Want to Have

Fast Company just published another article discussing how customers are no longer satisfied just with good products and services or low prices – they want collaboration and conversation from brands. In another Fast Company article from January, they state that “brands, marketers believe, ought to start acting less like things and more like people, andRead… Read more »

Malcolm Jackson, CIO at EPA talks Tech Trends

Today, technology is a critical component to transform and modernize government to truly create a 21st century government. For our year-end report, the GovLoop team set out to explore what technology trends shaped 2012 to help agencies meet organizational goals. The report also includes best practices, case studies, and identifies which trends will shape governmentRead… Read more »

Advice from the Public Conversations Project on having critical conversations on challenging issues

As our nation attempts to make sense of the tragic shooting in Tucson, it is easy to portion out blame and accountability. Even easier is avoiding conversations with those who hold views different from our own. These patterns shut down communication and, in a charged atmosphere, can quickly lead to polarized conflict, when what mostRead… Read more »

GREAT new video overviewing the Public Conversations Project’s work over the past 20 years

The Public Conversations Project — a founding member of NCDD — has produced a must-see 6-minute video overviewing their work over the past 20 years, with a particular emphasis on their groundbreaking pro-life / pro-choice dialogue in Boston. Also be sure to check out NCDD’s video playlists on YouTube, where we’ve been keeping track ofRead… Read more »

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Member of the Week: Lucas Cioffi

Lucas Cioffi graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point. He served as an Army Infantry Officer for five years. He also graduated from the Army Ranger School and has earned the combat infantryman’s badge during a one-year tour in Iraq. Cioffi is co-founder of OnlineTownhalls, a software application that allows large audiences toRead… Read more »

Crucial Conversations in Human Resource Management: From Affirmative Action to Cultural Competency

This workshop, which took place on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 9:00-10, was led by Dr. Cryshanna Jackson of Youngstown State University, Dr. RaJade Berry-James of The University of Akron and Dr. Brown. Providing Social Equity in the Workplace: The Case for Affirmative Action Dr. Jackson initiated the discussion by providing a brief historical timelineRead… Read more »