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Posts Tagged: public engagement
Here are some quotes from many of America’s great thinkers and doers as inspiration for your Fourth of July holiday.
I believe taking inspiration from the wonderful world of sports can equip us to be better government leaders. Want to be a champion? Want to turn your workplace team into a dynasty for the ages? Here are three key areas where we can learn from our favorite coaches, players, and sports personalities.
As the messengers, we have the power to create fewer Magneto’s and more Charles Xavier’s — people who engage with public institutions and their fellow humans, working together to create a better tomorrow.
Whatever the resource challenges or risks may be, it’s not only possible, but advisable to make communications a part of the plan. Because communicating effectively will enhance your ability to do the rest of your work successfully.
What if large-scale government organizations had a single cabinet-level agency dedicated to communications and public engagement? The idea of a Secretary or Commissioner of Communications may seem outlandish at first glance, but I believe the concept deserves our consideration.
Those of us who work in government may not feel directly impacted by the world of civics teachers and government text books, but I’d argue they play an important, under appreciated role in our successes and challenges, big and small.
Do you have a creative and effective government program or initiative, or know of one that deserves recognition? If so, Harvard’s Innovations in American Government Awards are now seeking applications for our 2016-2017 award cycle. Administered by the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School, the Award is given to programs that serve as examples of… Read more »
Why do governments at all levels make it so difficult for those affected by policy decisions to affect those decisions?
Believe it or not, government agencies have started to use emojis. So far, the little digital characters have been used sparingly, yet experimentation is happening. Emojis may or may not be the right fit for your agency. At the moment, they’re youthful and fun, and are often used tongue-in-cheek or with a dose of attitude. But, understanding emojis… Read more »