Posts Tagged: organization

The Obama Jobs Speech: Real Life Leadership Lessons.

Real life leadership lesson – be transparent, congruent and authentic to both yourself and to those you lead! To be clear – I am wearing my organization development practitioner hat here. This is a bi-partisan analysis of a real life event to highlight what I believe are imperative traits of successful leadership -transparency, congruence, andRead… Read more »

To jump-start the economy, is an “Organizational Development Intervention needed?

A recent US Senate hearing on the recruitment and hiring of college graduates made it clear that the Senators as well as the panelists from government and academia faced difficult questions about the future of the workforce and the dismal U.S. economy. The harsh reality is that the marketplace is not producing enough jobs forRead… Read more »

The “New Media Director” Position is Just a Means to an End

This post originally appeared on my external blog, “Social Media Strategery.” In 2010, the position of “New Media Director” within the government has become almost commonplace. From governors to senators to Departments and Agencies, now you can attend a GovUp and leave with more than a dozen business cards, all containing the title of NewRead… Read more »

Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives

This post originally appeared on my external blog, “Social Media Strategery.” Who leads your organization’s social media initiatives? Is it someone who rose up and took the role or is is someone who was assigned that role? Social media isn’t something that can just be assigned to someone any more than you can just assignRead… Read more »

Project of the Week: OAS Summits of the Americas Virtual Community

http://www.summit-americas.org/svc The Organization of American States (OAS, or, as it is known in the three other official languages, OEA) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C.. Its members are the thirty-five independent states of the Americas, although Honduras was suspended as a result of the June 28, 2009 coup d’état that expelled President ManuelRead… Read more »

Interested in Being at the Tip of the Spear? Be Prepared for…

This post originally appeared on my external blog, “Social Media Strategery.” Over the last three years, I’ve met a lot of people who are their organization’s social media evangelist, lead, POC, pioneer, ninja, guru, etc., and I’ve met many others who are aspiring to take on that role. Hell, I even wrote my last postRead… Read more »

Updating Website (Govloop Community, Please Provide Input For Ideas!)

Hello Govlooper’s- Iowa Community Education Association is looking to add to the website. We would like a website that attracts new traffic, keeps traffic (both new and old) on the site (going from page to page and not exiting on the first page visited), and want to keep site viewers to revisit the website. ByRead… Read more »