In about July 2009 I changed my email signature block. It wasn’t a big change. I simply added below all the usual standard details, the date on which I first started my career as a public sevant. It read: “A public servant since 28 June 1999.” Why? In 2009 I had just completed 10 years […]
Given the response in 2011, ‘A Give of Service’ is back. As we approach Christmas there are many community organisations that need help in delivering their services. We would like to encourage you to give a gift of service this Christmas and volunteer at least 4 hours of your time before Christmas to lend a […]
Seth Godin recently posted about ”doing the big work”. The key statement for me: “The obligation is to carve out time for the big work.” What is the big work you should be doing? Take 10 minutes each week and think about the big work you should be doing. For more on Take 10 click here.
We hear a lot about the need for public servants to innovate and to collaborate. However, how do we find the time to do this? The reality is that without attention, it is very easy for us all to focus our time on just what is in front of us, on the work we are […]
Christmas Cards. Most of us this time of year are either sending or receiving them or both. They come and go in different forms, from the traditional card to more modern mediums like email. But not all emails are equal as many are a conduit to an online Christmas message with animation and sound – […]