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After the last lockout, the NHL launched the …
The free event, which annually attracts 100-150 people, is a participation-based unconference, where every attendee is encouraged to actively participate in workshops, give a presentation on a favoured topic and to network with other attendees.
Given it is Canberra, alongside design, technology, data and similar topics, policy development and…
We want to make the NCDD community aware of some interesting content the Davenport Institute has been posting on their inCommon blog. As of late, they have highlighted a number of different projects the City of Detroit has undertaken over the last year to increase civic engagement.
Most recently, the city launched its “…
The Knight News Challenge on open government will run from Feb. 12 to March 18. It’s an opportunity to win part of the $5 million the Knight Foundation will use this year to support innovative projects.
In a post on the Knight blog on Wednesday, John Bracken (Director of Journalism and Media Innovation at Knight) says they “expect the News…
After a very modest two day pullback on Wednesday and Thursday, stocks rebounded on Friday after what appeared to be a weaker than expected jobs report where we actually saw the unemployment rate move back up to 7.9%, and 157,000 jobs being added, which was slightly lower than estimates. But large upward revisions to the November and December's reports helped give the bulls another reason to buy, and actually the futures were up sharply before the report was released on…
Many people might be surprised to find out there is a virtual real estate market and have had a hard time understanding how someone could pay money for something that you can't physically touch like virtual land. Before visiting virtual worlds myself, I would not have believed people would pay money for something like that. It was only after spending time in places like Second Life that I began to see the value people found in having a…
What's the distinction?
A strategic plan is a project, initiated by others – e.g., the CEO, the Board, Department Head – with some input from the originator but little participation.
Planning strategically is a team project, initiated by the leader of the team, with the leader's input and…
By Jose Nazario
Wow, what a month. Two big stories to note: USCC is seeking to grow over 5x to 4900 people, and the NYTimes (and WSJ it seems) have been hacked, purportedly by the Chinese over their China coverage. In other news, a new discovery of the ‘Red October’ campaign filled the headlines, although by now these sorts of things feel standard issue. On a related note, DARPA is getting ready to issue a BAA for…
But I think it's also fair to say - "most people's happy moments go completely unnoticed."
The other night, motivational speaker Tony Robbins appeared on Piers Morgan's talk show.
He said happiness comes from living a meaningful life. Set a goal, make a plan, find joy in a journey that matters.
Nothing new to talk about that.
What's novel is to choose a path that is meaningful FOR YOU.
I've never believed that you cleanly set…
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