Posts Tagged: responsibility

EEOC Twitter Town Hall on Federal Sector; Wednesday, May 15 @ 1:00 (ET)

How much do you know about Federal Sector EEO? Have you ever observed or experienced discrimination, harassment or reprisal in the federal workplace based on race, color, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or personal genetic information? If so, do you know where to turn to report unlawful activity? Are you familiar with… Read more »

Finger Pointers Need to Look in the Mirror

How many times have we been in situations where we think, “if this person would just . . .” It doesn’t matter if it is a coworker or a spouse we know the issue at hand could be easily addressed if the other party would just do something different. Our frustration rises as we look… Read more »

The Changing Relationship Between Accountability and Responsibility

Collaborative technologies apply flattening pressure to hierarchical organizational structures by diffusing the ability to publish, share and disseminate information. For example consider the action of publishing something to the corporate intranet compared to an enterprise wiki. Intranet Publishing is a Linear Process This linear process is designed to ensure compliance with a broad set of… Read more »

SUCCESS RULE #4 – TAKE 100% RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR LIFE.

When asked, most people believe they take 100% responsibility for their lives. Do you? Have you ever blamed someone or something for things that has gone wrong? Have you ever complained about someone or something? If you have/do, you give up responsibility. Recently on Face Book I reconnected with an acquaintance from my youth. As… Read more »

Federal Agencies and how do they address Gender Transition in the workplace?

In my Agency, USDA , we are looking to develop an Agency wide policy to address individuals that are experiencing transgender reassignments and the impacts within in the Federal Workplace. I would like to open a dialog with representative of other Federal agencies as to their existing policies and the success of such policies. The… Read more »

The Intersect Between Corporate and Government

Taking care of issues of social justice, climate control, poverty, and improving communities can no longer be in the purview of government-only organizations. For profit corporations must deliberately incorporate these issues into daily decision making. The fact is that the government will not be capable of supporting the people on its own and corporations will… Read more »

There is a Place for Intolerance in Good Government

In May of this year, I was listening to a senior government official talk about the fact that he has never been able to understand the rush to spend money that every government official is accustomed to each fall. He asked, with a shrewd look, how many corporations in America live by the “Spend everything!”… Read more »