Tag Archives: Government

What Would You Say? Thoughts on Global Citizenship

This is a wonderful post by my friend, Alexandra Bornkessel.  This post expands upon the general concept I put forth in a previous entry and builds upon it.  My question to you is are you are world leader who is … Continue reading

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Global Citizenship Building Momentum

Last Friday, I led a session at the Department of State’s Tech@State: Civil Society 2.0 event.  The topic I wanted to discuss was Global Citizenship.  This is a topic I’ve spent some time thinking about over the last two years. … Continue reading

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Government 2.0 in Metamorphosis

Many people have wondered if the Government 2.0 movement is dying or at least slowing down.  Some have even said it is in a “slump”.  I don’t believe either is happening.  In fact in many ways it is growing.  It is slowly … Continue reading

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The Elephant of Change

I’m sure you know the joke where a number of blind men are placed in front of an elephant and all asked to describe what the object is.  They all provide various descriptions based on where on the elephant they … Continue reading

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Everyone is a Public Affairs Officer

This week I was teaching our first Community Managers Boot Camp.  This class was developed to be an intensive small group three day class focused on a specific group of Community Managers who are preparing to run a specific community. … Continue reading

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What is Global Citizenship?

The world is changing faster than most of us can possibly keep up with.  Technology is one of those drivers of change.  These changes can be scary, but they also present new opportunities for governments and other entities. One of … Continue reading

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The Intersection

I’ve been thinking a lot about innovation.  What is it?  How does it happen?  And how do you implement a culture of innovation in your organization?  This thinking lead me to read the book The Medici Effect by Frans Johansson.  … Continue reading

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