When looking to build out your team, how do you determine cultural fit? Given the need for government to hire candidates who align with the long-term objectives of an agency, one framework to use is missionary vs. mercenary.
Posts Tagged: startups
There is no shortage of good ideas but there is a shortage of people driven enough to execute on them.
On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: What’s the appeal of secret societies? Oftentimes, they push members to excel, and make them feel like a part of a team effort. They allow their members to feel apart of an organization and push them to excel. Government doesn’t have any secret organization (or at least ones I know of),Read… Read more »
The Department of the Interior has successfully matched their message to the right medium with their use of Instagram — and that’s one of the ways government can innovate better. Wednesday, GovDelivery hosted an important event on the Power of Reach in government, on how your communications can engage stakeholders to take action – onlineRead… Read more »
This blog post was originally featured on The Toolbox Several days ago civic tech startup Citizinvestor shared with its followers their company values. What stood out to me was their eighth core value: For good, for profit Profit and social impact are not mutually exclusive. We believe the best way to create real change isRead… Read more »
Last week, in a post ostensibly about fixing printers (so all is forgiven if you glazed over and didn’t read it), I talked about rapid and iterative design, but wondered how minimal a minimum viable product could be: There is a risk the other way too, though: how good does it have to be toRead… Read more »
Patterson made a lot more money from moveable type than Gutenberg. Alfred P. Sloan had a bigger General Motors than Billy Durant. Startups are for young guys. Finishups are for rich guys.
Are you working on a Gov 2.0 idea, Open Gov idea or have an idea for a product or service to improve government? Than you might be interested in the Startup Beach House! The Startup Beach House originated from the love and passion we have for startups, entrepreneurship and the awesome community surrounding these ideas.Read… Read more »
I’d like to share with you one of the best recent applications that also represents a good approach how to combine theoretical knowledge and practical background in one case. Here it is,Startup Genoma Compass that could become a very popular and efficient way to measure startup success and to define in what stage of developmentRead… Read more »
Listen to internet radio with Gov20Radio on Blog Talk Radio Empire Avenue – Crowdsourcing the Best Content: We interview Empire Avenue CEO Duleep Wijayawardhana about how individuals, governments and cause organizations can harness social media, virtual markets and game mechanics to engage their communities. Download episode.