The power invested in a single individual can truly make a difference in the lives of many. Accordingly, these powers must be safeguarded, managed carefully and not abused. With this mindset, government service can be highly rewarding.
Posts Tagged: values
Establishing strong core values will help you and your organization perform better – not to mention avoid an ethics violation, public embarrassment or worse! Here are some ideas of possible core values to help you get started.
The wonderful thing about character and integrity, which are intimately related, is that they are one of the few things in life that no one will ever be able to forcefully take away from you.
Success in business and life is largely determined by the choices that we make. Here are ways you can improve your decision-making process.
Workplace culture matters. Are you in the right one?
So you finally have a job offer! Now, how do you know whether or not to accept it?
Organizations innovate for customers, but customers don’t think about innovation. In a digital world, customers think about ease and convenience, speed, security. Citizens care about receiving what they were promised. And in government, that means many things to many people. So if innovation means doing something different to add value for customers, what does it… Read more »
Because the issue recently came up, I thought I would offer a quick note about Business Values… When you are trying to write value statements for your company or nonprofit or team or community group, you can’t simply list a whole bunch of “nice things.” Those lists get posted on some web-page or coffee room… Read more »
During the 17-day Federal government shutdown my company, Corner Alliance Inc., had to make some tough decisions. Many of our employees were not able to perform work (read: make money) including myself. I worked the first week of the shutdown on internal Corner Alliance tasks, like our website and a Virtual Participation Best Practices document…. Read more »
Today at 11 am, I stopped working for a few minutes to participate in the Moment of Silence for the victims in Tucson Arizona. As I paused, I thought about the millions of people around our nation who were also participating. I got the chills. I wondered who the other people were, where they lived,… Read more »