Posts Tagged: Resilience

Social Media Emergency Messages. From Social Media to Social Resilience

I would like to share the results of the Crisis Camp Italy that took place on 17th of march 2012 a in Bologna. The aim of the meeting was to focus the discussion of the participants on SMEM and its use within the framework of the national civil protection. Some ideas and best practices haveRead… Read more »

Resilience – Using a government shutdown to grow and improve.

Seems like most everybody is asking ‘What am I supposed to do if the government shuts down?’ Which translates into ‘Uuughph, this is going to interrupt my plans for [job execution, spring break, paying bills, financial security…. ]. One thing is sure, a government shutdown will create difficulties; and you can either struggle with theRead… Read more »

Should we retire old public servants? A view from Australia

Hi Folks – Nothing like a wintery day in Canberra to get the brain ticking over. Does your jurisdiction or department look like this? OK. Now that I’ve set myself up for being somewhat discriminatory consider this. The age profile of the APS is predominantly middle aged and upward. 45 to 55 + account forRead… Read more »

Metrics That Matter For 2010

Greetings, All. A Silicon Valley technologist (and highly evolved member of our species) has uploaded a short PDF that’s worthy of this community of leaders’ attention. If anyone cares to know, my focus in 2009 was numbers 1,2, and 7 and it will remain so in 2010. Which metrics speak to you? A related post,Read… Read more »

Combat Strategies at the Burnout Battlefront

Today’s world is 24/7, wired and always on and often cycling between upgrading and reorganizing–if not outsourcing and downsizing. And as company mantras become “do more with less,” it’s no surprise that more and more people are struggling with job stress and burnout. By Mark Gorkin, The Stress Doc ™, LICSW Burnout: The Erosive SpiralRead… Read more »