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Adam’s Belle an important historical and cultural work

Following is a review I wrote recently of a fascinating book, “Adam’s Belle: A Memoir of Love Without Bounds,” by Joyce Burnett in collaboration with the late Isabel Washington Powell, first wife of the late Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. This book can be obtained from DBM Press, LC . Adam’s Belle rings true AdamRead… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” Thurs 16 April 2009 edition

Apologies for errors in advance: @faheyr: Open Government on the Internet: A New Era of Transparency http://is.gd/suVQ – Looks interesting. Hope it will be streamed #opengov @socialfeds: OpenSecrets.org Opens 20 Years Worth of Campaign Finance Data: http://tinyurl.com/dzouxx #opengov @devinhedge: Social Media Marketing Plan for Our Clients << Ruralamericaonshore’s Blog http://ow.ly/30Ua #gov20 @cheeky_geeky: Researchers say socialRead… Read more »

Part 2 of 3- Twitterrific! The Most Useful Web 2.0 Apps/Tools For Twitter

If you are trying to implement twitter in your business or government social networking efforts, these apps and tools may “expand your horizons” for better use. Second twenty for review: 21. Mr. Tweet: is a personal networking agent who helps expand a network easily by recommending you to relevant followers, helping you discover people relevantRead… Read more »

Leadership: The Key to Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Following is the text of a speech I delivered at the closing session of the 10th Southern Interdisciplinary Roundtable on African Studies (SIRAS) at Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY, April 4, 2009. Africa is a continent of remarkable contrasts. On the one hand, it has some of the world’s richest deposits and collections of resourcesRead… Read more »

2.0 Opportunity Framework – A Model for Consultants

The following is a rough sketch of a framework I began developing months back attempting to explain and rationalize the different types of opportunities available to a consultant or consultancy in the “2.0” space. I thought I might subject it GovLoop’s collective critique both her and on my blog in the hopes of starting someRead… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” Coredump from Gov20camp (March 2009)

In progress. Currently timestamp is: 11:45 am on Friday. This tag will be updated as I continue to trawl through the tweets. I am trying to go through the main twitter stream in the event someone is interested in the (currently) 4661 tweets from gov20camp. I am also trying to arrange the sessions as bestRead… Read more »

The Social Media Subcouncil Asks: What’s in a Name?

When it comes to social media, how you position your brand goes a long way for conveying authenticity and trust. Social media naming conventions are equally important for government agencies as they are for celebrities, commercial entities, and other branded organizations. Prior to commencing activity in the social space, it’s important for government communicators toRead… Read more »

Forget the People, I’m Talking to the Building! — Who is the Voice in an Institutional Blog?

Back in grade school, one of the lessons was that “according to the White House” didn’t really mean that the White House was talking, it meant that someone who represented the White House was talking. OK. We were children, and we were being taught the nuances of the language. But, sometimes it seems as ifRead… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week – Mark Stelzner

Happy 2009! I’m with Mark Stelzner, the founder of Inflexion Advisors, Washington, D.C. My sincere thanks go to Mark for taking the time for this interview. Where are you from? I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but have spent time in California, Texas and Illinois throughout my adult life. I currently reside in Washington, DC.Read… Read more »