Posts Tagged: teaching

How One Man Made an Extra $1,000 Teaching What He Knew

In my last post, I spoke about how the US Postal Service is leveraging its existing expertise in the delivery business to begin a two-year grocery delivery test in San Francisco, CA, and how you can emulate them leveraging your existing skills by teaching what you already know. There are a number of ways youRead… Read more »

What is Coaching, Teaching, Mentoring, Counseling?

Growing up in the Army, we would often use “coach, teach, mentor” in the same breath, yet make little distinction between the three. There are distinctions between those and in this blog I’ll add ‘counseling’ for comparison as well. The purpose here is to offer guidance on the most appropriate technique for talent development. We’llRead… Read more »

All the Cool Kids Are Doing It: 3 Reasons to Read The Hunger Games & Other YA Lit

So you may have heard about that new Hunger Games movie or know a little something a boy named Harry, but honestly, why should you be reading young adult literature (YA Lit)? Isn’t it just for kids? Actually, no, YA Lit is awesome because it can teach some great lessons that you will actually enjoyRead… Read more »

Andrew Krzmarzick! – Featured Govloop Member

Andrew Krzmarzick is a Senior Project Manager at the Graduate School, USDA. I met him on govloop and I asked him to be our featured member because I see him leading the effort to make government better using social media tools. Quietly, (if that is possible with twitter and blogging,) I see Andrew one classRead… Read more »

Please help me write and teach about microblogging (esp. Twitter)

Last summer, the good folks at webcontent.gov invited me to write up some info about microblogging. Since I’d recently started using Twitter, I was able to write some, and a few other folks we knew added info about other services. I then made some changes in December. However, since I don’t look at the pageRead… Read more »