As a govie, I often find myself framing things as a letter in my mind that starts with “Dear U.S. Taxpayer.”It’s a great way to remind myself that what I’m working on is connected to something larger.
Posts Tagged: collaboration
P3s of the future won’t look like P3s of the past. In future, many of the best government employees will be wizards in working with the private sector. Here’s why, plus tips on getting started.
There is no cookie cutter solution for a successful project or change but having a framework in place will make it easier for stakeholders to support and implement new ideas.
Commensurate with the explosion of information technology has been the critical need for local governments to be focused on a coherent message while being nimble in dispersing that message over an ever-expanding network of communications opportunities. Many municipalities and counties are becoming aggressive in their aim, but are still limited by their resources and vision.
Learn the biggest challenges state and local governments are facing and how they are tackling them.
The mission of your organization can only be accomplished by people with the knowledge, skills, and initiative to make things happen. Capturing and sharing even some of the basics can go a long way in equipping current and future employees to carry on your organization’s important work.
Ever been in a brainstorming meeting that seemed to go nowhere or not include all voices? Beat brainstorming pitfalls by focusing the conversation on these four types of questions.
We know rudeness gets in the way of relating to others at work. But even common, well-meaning responses can block us from connecting with others. Here are 10 common ways we prevent ourselves from being present and truly listening to others, and steps we can take to remove those barriers.
Learn how shared service arrangements and regional planning agencies can help state and local governments harness the benefits of collaboration.
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