Government leaders are going to have to adapt moving forward.
Posts Tagged: Engagement
Hurricane Harvey is not the first opportunity for social media to play an integral part in emergency communication channels, but it is the most recent and, possibly, most widespread case.
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.
It is kind of interesting that powers-that-be have been preaching the gospel of in-flight exercise on long-haul plane rides to avoid health issues, but only relatively recently has it occurred to us that sitting at a desk for twenty or thirty years might be harmful.
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.
If it weren’t for e-mail, society as a whole surely would not be as productive as it is in this day and age. We can converse with co-workers, peers and colleagues in (almost) real time, regardless of their proximity – two offices away or two time zones away. That’s pretty great, right? Anyone?
Look at your own skillset and research an industry that you might not have considered before and try to imagine how that sector could benefit from what you have to offer.
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.
It is worth noting that none of us were forced into reducing our myriad thoughts, emotions and complexities of the human experience into 140 characters. We hopped on this bandwagon voluntarily.
When many of us are putting in anywhere from 55 to 1,600 hours a week, all to often, social media becomes our “go to” place for maintaining a semblance of human contact – albeit an abnormal one.