Posts Tagged: star wars

New Year’s Resolutions and You

New year-new you, right? According to this post in History of the Holidays, New Year’s Resolutions date back to the Roman era. Babylonians began the tradition in March, but it was the Romans who brought the new tradition to the beginning of the year. The Romans made the change to January because January is named… Read more »

Use The Force, Top Ten Networking Tips

***Want more networking tips? Join us at the Networking 101 section next Tuesday, 9/10 at our GovLoop Virtual Innovators Summit – free rsvp**** This post comes from top tweets made during a recent session “Overview and In depth Conversations: Networking from the Light Side of the Force,” a Star Wars themed talk on networking by… Read more »

“Use the Culture, Luke!” Why Organizational Culture is like the Force

Recently, there has been a good amount of discussion on GovLoop about culture in the government agencies. I am hopeful that we continue the discussion because I fervently believe that cultural change is the key to fully realizing openness in local, state, and Federal governments. Maybe 2012 will be the Year of Culture as we… Read more »