Governments unfortunately do not often look within to see what they may need to change in order to draw people into service.
Posts Tagged: Improvement
It’s not always clear how to improve performance. The value of the work we do can sometimes be a little mysterious.
Thinking outside the normal and expected confines of our jobs isn’t easy to do. It takes deliberate actions and activities to open a pathway to true innovative thinking.
We’re done implementing new technology – now what? Implementing technology and improving business processes go hand in hand. Technology enables business process changes and improvements.
Process improvement can be difficult to implement in organizations where business has been performed the same way for a long period of time. Illustrating simple every changes that we make in our every day lives where we are improving process informally can sparking the discussion on how things can be different.
Taking the time to “understand the other person” and listen to “emotions behind words” will not only enhance your communication skills, but build trust with your career and life partners.
If you were in charge, what’s one thing you would change in your office tomorrow?
“We depend on applications today,” stated Zach Trusty, Senior Solutions Engineer at Riverbed Technology. Think about how often you check the weather app to pick out an outfit or check all your social media sites from your phone. Applications are a constant in our lives. Applications are frequently used, but they are routinely updated asRead… Read more »
Troy Mathis knows how to talk. And he speaks in a way that makes you want to listen. His session -Make It Matter: Personal Professional Branding, at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit was high-energy, engaging, and inspiring. After listening to his presentation and going through the steps, I’ve come away with the realizationRead… Read more »
How do you create a performance-and-results culture in your agency? Background. Over the past two decades, the performance movement has made steady progress. It has resulted in a focus on performance and results via strategic and annual operating plans, a supply of performance information to track progress of these plans; a demand for performance informationRead… Read more »