Posts Tagged: groups

Build Community – Banish Silos

Connections with like minded govies can be crucial to achieving professional goals and personal success. When we build community across organizational lines, we break down the “silos” we so often see in government and serve the public more effectively. Check out one community that is working to build the next generation of leaders in civil… Read more »

On the Rocks: Best Icebreaker Questions for Meetings and Focus Groups

As a follow up to my post about Best Focus Groups Guides and Resources, here are some ideas about using icebreakers to get the session started on the right foot and not end up “on the rocks”: ABOUT USING ICEBREAKERS The Art of Icebreakers Excellent document about the use of icebreakers. FAST ICEBREAKER QUESTIONS The… Read more »

Invitation to New Groups

Recently, I have created 4 New groups and am using this blog to encourage/announce as many as possible to join. Would like everyone to participate as well but definitely NOT a requirement to join. Group Name: BYOD: To Perhaps Centralize all the discussion(s) going on regarding the relative hot topic of “Bring Your Own Device”… Read more »

New Groups

I am inviting everyone to join and participate in the 2 new groups that have been “stood up” Group Name: BYOD: To Perhaps Centralize all the discussion(s) going on regarding the relative hot topic of “Bring Your Own Device” Discussions that have been posted include: The Next Level (Tablets) Hidden Costs of BYOD Enterprise Access… Read more »

Top 5 GovLoop Groups to Join

Groups on GovLoop have become a great resource for govies to communicate with peers and find information on anything from open jobs or free trainings to successful Gov 2.0 technology uses. Here’s a look at the top five groups I think GovLoopers should consider joining: Government 2.0 Club A gathering place for technologists and thinkers… Read more »

No Such Thing as Ethnic Groups…It is All in Our Head Study Reveals

A recent study from my favorite source the Science Daily reported that ethnic groups are a creation of our minds and not grounded in genetic reality. What substitutes for what we think are ethnic differences are really the result of social rules and norms we have created to erect barriers between groups. Probably as a… Read more »