What a week some ten years ago--The Weather Channel might have described it as the confluence of convergent and divergent air flows, in this case probably hot air colliding. Even with the diligent effort of a more than capable Administrative Assistant, my schedule was put to the test. In one week I had to be... Continue Reading →
How Will History Remember You?–
Scene from the movie, the Emperor's Club-- https://youtu.be/h48ae-uDse4
Why This Tech CEO Keeps Hiring Humanities Majors–by Michael Litt of Fast Company
After all, the whole point of that data dive is to help us build an effective marketing campaign, which means predicting how a massive number of people will react and behave based on snippets of information we’ve collected. This level of qualitative analysis can’t come from the data alone. It requires instinct, critical thinking, and... Continue Reading →
Setting Boundaries For Success–(Move This World)
In the early 80's an old friend, Adolfo Cruz, implemented his advocation as a magazine publisher and author. His magazine was dubbed--"That Balance." It was clearly meant to be a reflective source for those trying to find the balance between their professional, personal, physical and spiritual selfs. His reflection on life certainly underlined what is... Continue Reading →
Out-of-the-box ways to use a master’s in public administration–By The Evergreen State College
Deborah Rhode examines the ethical questions of serving in an unfriendly administration.
This analysis is not just applicable to the current federal administration. It applies to anyone in government where the core philosophies between management and the rank and file differ. https://www.acslaw.org/acsblog/serving-in-the-trump-administration?utm_content=buffere37c2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer https://www.acslaw.org/about
Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life– Chris Weller and Skye Gould for Business Insider
Managing Local Government Agencies–Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
This outline includes a suggested list of skill sets and competencies for local government professionals. For beginners to seasoned veterans, this presentation was not meant to be comprehensive but serve as a reminder that there is a cummuative effect to intent, knowledge, application and experience. aspa-naspaa-presentation-11
Working in the 21st Century-Moving From Generational Differences to Generational Commonalities, by Stephen G. Harding, PA Times
L. Frank Baum’s children’s book metaphorically depicts how the colorized rules and customs of the Wonderful World of Oz seem incongruous, yet at the same time analogous, to the black and white world of Auntie Em. One could make the same comparison to today’s workforce. From the Millennials, Generation X and the Baby Boomers, to... Continue Reading →
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