Posts Tagged: Sean

Collaborative Management Day (from 1300 kilometres away)

On June 9, 2011, thanks to an amazing organizing team and the Canada School of Public Service, I attended Collaborative Management Day via webcast. My viewpoint for the day. This was an event by public servants for public servants. The day was packed full of guest speakers talking about different ways to collaborate and many… Read more »

#TwitGov! Fresh Links (and a play-by-play)

A very interesting day of buzz over the new Twitter governmental liaison position, with everything from Act.ly petitions to a sort of Microsoft-O’Reilly Media-Twitter Gov 2.0 debate on Mark Drapeau’s blog. @Twitter opened on Monday the with a job post: http://bit.ly/twitgov … Track the #twitgov search … … Cue Wednesday: Mark Drapeau (one of Microsoft’s… Read more »

Run aRound Red Tape

True Confession: Yes, I’m bureaucrat. I prefer the term, civil servant — though that implies work is civil, doesn’t it? Au contraire. If I could give you one visual image to describe my experience in the government, it would be this one of Catherine Zeta-Jones from the 1999 movie “Entrapment”: No. I don’t look at… Read more »

20th Reunion Music Flashback, Oscars in the House, Roadtrip to Blacksburg, the Weekend’s Best NCAA Division I College Basketball, Virginia is Smoke-Free (almost), and Terry McAuliffe Shows The Hokie Guru Some Love

Hola, GovLoopers!! What a great weekend coming up!! And it has a great theme to it… the underdog (this is who the Hokie Guru usually roots for)… and we might see some underdogs win this weekend. First, let’s kick off some great music from 1989… the Hokie Guru has to get ready for his 20th… Read more »