Posts Tagged: govreads

Ready to Hear the Gov’t Awesomeness?

***Register today for Next Generation of Gov’t Summit – Join 200+ gov’t rockstars –*** As you may know…we are big fans of awesome at GovLoop. Our charity is We have great bloggers that advocate awesomeness like Christopher DuFour. And generally it has always been my point that government CAN be AWESOME. Government hasRead… Read more »

GovReads: When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead

Ever meet someone, so truly fascinating, that you walk away and say to yourself- I bet he has some GREAT stories to tell? Well, Jerry Weintruab is that person, and the stories he has are fascinating, funny, heartwarming, and entertaining. Who is Jerry Weintraub, you ask? He is the person who single-handedly changed how youRead… Read more »

Gov Reads: The Good Soldiers

I was an Army wife for over 12 years, I have been through deployments galore, and when President Bush announced there would a surge in an effort to quell the violence in Iraq, my heart went out to all the soldiers who would be deployed, extended, or stop-loss’ed due to it. Everyone else was thinking-Read… Read more »

GovReads! The First 90-Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels

If you’ve started a new position, transitioned into a new role, or planning on making a move in the near future, I’d recommend reading , “The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at all Levels” by Michael Watkins. Michael Watkins is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. ThisRead… Read more »

GovReads – ReWork – Reinventing Work

So I’m a big fan of the folks over at – a great blog written by the designer/developers over there who have created great stuff like BaseCamp. What I like about them is they are not afraid of speaking their mind and they are often contrarian. They are purposely small, purposely advocate working less,Read… Read more »

GovReads: “Achieving Project Management Success in the Federal Government”

A few years ago, I (Andrew Krzmarzick – the guy behind Dr. GovLoop) obtained my Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. It’s a grueling process, and I have a lot of respect for others who have taken the time to gain this credential. While there are tons of books written on the subject, very few (ifRead… Read more »