Posts Tagged: weekend

Banish the Monday Morning Blues by Planning Ahead on Sunday Night

Monday morning is the punchline of innumerable coffee mugs and Garfield cartoons. It’s the brutal, unflinching time when we transition from the unstructured weekend into the regimented work week — and many of us spend it in a caffeine-deprived haze, trying to sort out priorities. But what if you could tackle Monday morning with a… Read more »

Govies and Industry Team Up to Lend a Helping Hand – Plus Your Weekend Reads

Every year the Bethesda chapter of AFCEA hosts the A Night for the Children Gala. The annual event helps raise money for the Children’s Inn at NIH and the House of Ruth. If you haven’t heard about either organization, you are missing out. The Children’s Inn houses kids and their families who are undergoing treatment… Read more »

Can Government service be as ‘sexy’ as the startup?

Photo credit: Luis Gomez Photos Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting two young entrepreneurs–the co-founders of the super-hip, new event crowdfunding startup, EventStir. Afghani-born Sajad explained to me how he met his business partner Andrew, at Startup Weekend DC. The event is a 54-hour race against the clock to launch a business in one… Read more »

Are feds caught in the presidential election crosshairs? Plus your Weekend Reads!

Welcome to GovLoop Insights Issue of the Week with Chris Dorobek where each week, our goal is to find an issue — a person — an idea — then helped define the past 7-days… and we work to find an issue that will also will have an impact on the days, weeks and months ahead…. Read more »