John Windmueller, Organizational Training Manager at Improv@Work, instilled the crucial soft skills that govies need to create a successful work environment through Improv exercises.
Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the US General Services Administration (GSA), expressed some of the challenges that his agency faces and reminded public sector professionals of the importance of their work.
Michael Smith, Director of the Social Innovation Fund for the Corporation for National and Community Service offered his top five ways that anyone can be a ‘fearless changemaker’ and start making the change you want to see happen in the world sooner.
Kate Otto focused on how digital technology has both connected us more easily than ever before – but also led to the disconnectivity paradox. She provided four essential traits we must possess to help us overcome it.
Senator Mike Johnston shared his path to running for office, and his vision for crafting a stronger democracy. His story shows the power of public servants to transmit remarkable changes to lives of citizens.
Whitney Johnson gave an impassioned presentation on the power of identifying a purpose to guide your career. “When you’re clear on your why you become a problem solver letting nothing stand in your way,”
Hurst gave advice and recommendations to integrate purpose into your workplace – and your life. By placing purpose at the center of every decisions and interaction, you can transform your organization from a professionalism-driven entity to a purpose-driven machine.
Rob Hoehn, CEO of Ideascale, discussed what would happen if all companies were guided by mission, rather than profit, or longevity and how to enable X-corp thinking.
Bethany Henderson, a Social Entrepreneur and Former White House Fellow, stressed the importance of not waiting for ‘someday’ and finding a ‘superpower’ as first steps to having it all.
Cristin Dorgelo, the Chief of Staff in the White House Office of Science and Technology, provided insights on her experience as an entrepreneur and shared her version of how agencies can capitalize on the wisdom of the crowds to create new ways to solve complex government problems.
Quinn Bott said he is one of the many soldiers in an ongoing war against some of our worst enemies: tobacco, heart disease, obesity, depression and other mental illnesses.
Originally posted on GovLoop by LaRel Rogers People are known to collect coins, comic books, antique dolls, pez dispensers, vintage tees and even Japanese erasers! But what about stories? How can one become known as a “story collector”? Simply put, get others to tell you a story. Oddly enough, few people harness the natural power of storytelling in the workplace, but […]
With five years of ideas, over two-thousand past attendees, thirty board members and countless suggestions submitted via email and through online forms…the NextGen schedule is created. The mission of NextGen is to educate, inspire and promote innovation and positive growth for Generation X and Y leaders in government. To effectively do that, we must make sure the training offered at NextGen: […]