Those working in the public sector may at some point find themselves having to deal with public scrutiny. Take a long-term, proactive relationship-building approach, rather than waiting until issues explode and you are caught fighting fires.
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The man was looking me in the eyes as I explained the situation to him but his eyes told me he was miles away. He was not present in our conversation even though he was standing right in front of me. Where was he? Was he still in the meeting that just ended? Was heRead… Read more »
Oftentimes, getting the job comes down to building relationships. One way I did this early on in my postal career was to seek out ways in which I could showcase other people and their talent. Late motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar was often quoted as saying, “You can get everything you want in life, if youRead… Read more »
Watching the World Series, my colleague John Coombs, CFCM and Fellow, was struck with a baseball analogy to explain the power of the little-used Basic Agreement. He writes: What if Giant Gregor Blanco’s Game-Two bunt trickled to a stop but there was no base line to indicate if the ball stayed fair? How could BlueRead… Read more »
As I ponder topics for my blog, I often look to issues that are coming up with my clients, family, friends, or those with whom I have recently interacted. I enjoy looking at shared stories and themes, and just like Twitter, my experience has taught me that there are trending topics in life. The oneRead… Read more »
I was recently working with a west-coast municipality supporting their Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) business case development process. The project was going quite well as all the ingredients for success were in place, including: Strong executive sponsorship, A committed project manager, and A sound change management (CM) strategy led by a seasoned CM veteran. DuringRead… Read more »
Mentoring Learning Community Focus Group Strategic Partners would like to invite you to participate in a new Focus Group for the purpose of structuring the 2011-2012 Mentoring Learning Community which discusses best practices related to invigorating, designing, and managing successful mentoring programs. Invitation to 2011 Mentoring Learning Community Focus Group As you know, Strategic PartnersRead… Read more »
Just before the start of a “Stress, Change and Creative Teaming” workshop, I was testing out my microphone. The program was for managers of a global engineering company. Most of the 50 + particpants were ex-military, now contractors working with commands and brigades based at Ft. Hood, TX or presently stationed overseas. As I calledRead… Read more »