Posts Tagged: elections

6 Self-Care Strategies to Help You Survive the Election and Presidential Transition

As a government worker, you’ve got to take care of yourself so you’re able to care for the country. How can you practice self-care to reduce stress between now and the presidential transition?

Electable

That elusive, incredibly valuable quality we call a “leadership brand.” Really, what we mean is “charisma.” What is it? Who has it? How do you get it? Can it be taught, or bought? Or is it something you’re born with? As a little girl I used to watch Sunday morning political TV. I remember how… Read more »

Try Crowdsourcing: No Surprises on Election Day

It’s no surprise that local governments are utilizing crowdsourcing to solve some of their biggest problems. Crowdsourcing, after all, uses some of the same basic tenets as democracy: where the decisions that serve a body are governed by the majority. Crowdsourcing is being used as a means to allocate budgets, cut waste, and solve longstanding… Read more »

Spain tops European elections online debate

Following on from my previous post, here are the latest trends in the online debate about the forthcoming European elections (based on statistics collected during the last week). The online debate is growing steadily There have been more than 200,000 mentions of the European elections during the last seven days (social media, news sites, blogs,… Read more »

Appropriate use of LinkedIn in politics? Should there be a social media electioneering blackout prior to elections?

Yesterday I received the following message from a Linkedin contact: Dear LinkedIn Friend I hope you may be able to help me… Over the coming weeks the Joondalup community will decide who will lead their City for the next four years when Local Government elections are held via postal vote. All electors residing within the… Read more »

The Election’s over – so now what for feds?

“What you will see in the next term is a fundamentally different President. He now understands the business of government,” said Steve Ryan. Ryan heads the office of government strategies at McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program what feds will face in 2013. No Wave “This is the… Read more »

It All Comes Down to This — Your Election Night Must Haves – DorobekINSIDER

Happy Election Day 2012 On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Tackling the biggest problem at your agency first is a great way to make things more efficient. But agencies can’t seem to get their priorities straight. So what’s the holdup? Deloitte survey 600 feds for the answers. Click here for the full recap. Yes, it is Election… Read more »