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Posts Tagged: Inspiration
The stories of federal government employees and what they accomplish will amaze and inspire you. Every story could be its own miniseries.
Here are some quotes from many of America’s great thinkers and doers as inspiration for your Fourth of July holiday.
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning and all you want to do is curl up with a nice hot drink and a good book. But what should millennials read this fall? This list comprises a mix ranging from career advice to some inspirational memoirs and fun reads that can help all… Read more »
Whether it is driving down the road, jumping in the shower, or walking out the door for a romantic night on the town; inspiration seems to strike at exactly the wrong time! By incorporating a few technologies, you can harness those strokes of genius and be ready for them, whenever they hits.
In case you missed it, NBC’s Parks and Recreation aired its final episode this year after seven seasons of inspirational and hilarious tales of city government workers in small-town America. Leslie Knope (as played by Amy Poehler) – my favorite character and one of my government heroes – is the Deputy Director of the Parks… Read more »
That’s what Elizabeth Fischer Laurie, keynote speaker for Tuesday’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit, asked. As Attorney Advisor of the Department of Health and Human Services, Fischer Laurie addressed typical images that arise when we think of bravery. We often think of cops chasing after the bad guys or firefighters risking their lives to save… Read more »
To mark the start of Public Sector Innovation Month 2015 in Australia, here’s a set of awesome and inspiring quotes from a diverse group of women and men who have dared to make a difference. Join the activities this July and be inspired to Dream, Dare, Do.
Concert pianist Harriett Thompson, 92, became the oldest person to run a 26.2 mile race when she crossed the finish line at the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on May 31, 2015. She stole the record from Gladys Burill, now 97, who finished the Honolulu marathon in 2010. Burill was 92 years, 19 days… Read more »
Us folks at GovLoop are a pretty inspired bunch, passionate about helping our members do their jobs better by providing them with the latest happenings and inspiration in government. But sometimes even the most inspired hit a creativity slump. For the icebreaker at our team meeting this week, we shared what inspires us professionally. And… Read more »