Because so many resiliency issues deal with location-based data, GIS is an essential tool for communities to use to understand and articulate where these challenges are, where they’re likely to be in coming years, as well as how and where these unforeseen issues can be either mitigated or rectified.
Posts Tagged: resiliency
Young Government Leaders (YGL) and GovLoop partnered today to talk about how to stay resilient during the shutdown. Miguel Aviles, Chair of the YGL Advisory Panel, and Michelle Rosa, the YGL National Leadership Team Officer, shared the impact of the shutdown on their lives as federal employees.
When storms come (literally or figuratively), remember that the pain will eventually go away or become more manageable. Remember that you have what it takes to weather that storm. Remember that you are not alone.
IT administrators might have once been able to think of a backup system as a spare tire – to be taken out and put to use whenever a primary system failed. But that’s no longer a practical approach, for a variety of reasons.
Resiliency: it’s a broad, fancy word which simply means your ability to bounce back after difficulties, disappointments, or tragedies. It’s a fundamental skill, yet it’s not something any of us are taught. We sometimes learn by example, seeing how our parents or other family members react to situations, but most of us learn to navigate… Read more »
This week I spent a day of Leadership Development Program discussing resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to carry on in the face of adversity, similar to grit, and, as an earlier blog pointed out, resiliency is the antidote to stress. Personal resiliency can lead to professional resiliency, which then leads to a resilient organization – an organizationRead… Read more »
It’s that time of year again! The next two days we’ll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here. Why can’t our government be more like Silicon Valley? With all the innovation and technological progress the private sector creates many of usRead… Read more »
It’s that time of year again! The next two days we’ll be blogging from GovLoop and YGL’s Next Generation of Government Training Summit. Follow along @NextGenGov and read more blog posts here. Beth A Payne, Director of the Office of Children’s Issues at the Department of State, knows a thing or two about resiliency. AsRead… Read more »
Natural disasters. Budget crises. Significant technological failures. In today’s interconnected world, a single disruptive event can have negative repercussions on a community long after the initial impact. This makes the imperative for a swift recovery a priority for state and local government. The ultimate goal is to make the community resilient to such events; itRead… Read more »
For the Sep 27th “Wellness Summit” in Indianapolis sponsored by the Indiana Chamber of Conference and the Indiana Wellness Council, I’ve been asked to write a brief promotional article about my upcoming Keynote — “Practice Safe Stress: Using Humor to Build Resiliency.” They’re expecting at least 500 people. It should be a blast! I thinkRead… Read more »