Posts Tagged: leadership

Leadership Lessons from the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes on Sunday celebrated the best creative talents in Hollywood. With all the glitz and glamour, it’s easy to forget that these celebrities are driven, competitive, and accomplished leaders in television and the movies. Here are six lessons about leadership gleaned from the Golden Globes’ illustrious winners. Plan Ahead—and Plan for Flexibility PerhapsRead… Read more »

Fostering Diversity & EEO is #2 Public Sector Priority for 2015

Most government agencies understand the business case for diversity and equal employment opportunity (EEO). It’s evident by now that diverse employees bring a broad range of ideas and viewpoints to the table which can promote positive change, spark innovation, increase productivity and maximize strategic mission-driven results. This is particularly true as the nation and laborRead… Read more »

DorobekINSIDER: A New Agenda for a New CIO

Hey there. I’m Christopher Dorobek — the DorobekINSIDER — and welcome GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER… where we focus on six words: Helping government do its job better. Recently posted on GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER: The stories you may have missed during the holidays Taking the Buzz Out of Innovation with Nesta’s Philip Colligan Meet GovProp – building a marketRead… Read more »

Taking the Buzz Out of Innovation

Innovation was the buzzword of 2014. It seems you couldn’t go anywhere without hearing about the need for innovation. But where is innovation actually embedded in the work of government? And how can innovation really make an impact? How can innovation go from buzzword to process? Philip Colligan, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director forRead… Read more »

Elmer – A Natural Leader

Elmer can fix anything, can give directions to get to anywhere, and will rush into a crisis with a plan and mobilizing others to join him to reset the balance of the situation. His greatest strength, however is leading people: without the benefit of a mantle of title, or formal authority, he has an eager… Read more »