New Zealand government building, used here with thanks to Louise MorganWith #OneTeamGovGlobal rapidly approaching, we wanted to profile a few of our international attendees, Kelly Bonner from NZ’s Department of Internal Affairs tells us why they are coming along…Hi I’m Kelly, One of five of us from New Zealand attending the OneTeamGov event alongside Nick Story, Hazel … Continue reading #MyOneTeamGov — New Zealand!
A tea cup that says “Luxembourg, Let’s make it happen” used here with thanks to Anthony ZacharzewskiWith #OneTeamGovGlobal rapidly approaching, we asked another of our international attendees, Steve Glangé to tell us why his is attending on the 16th July….Hi Steve, what’s your job in public service in Luxembourg?I recently joined the Ministry of the Civil … Continue reading #MyOneTeamGov — Luxembourg!
Singapore skyline with thanks to Jenny VassWith #OneTeamGovGlobal rapidly approaching, we wanted to profile a few of our international attendees, this week, Hefen from Singapore tells us about herself and why she will be attending the event this summer.Hi Hefen, what’s your job in public service in Singapore?I lead Co-Lab, an innovation team in the Ministry of … Continue reading #MyOneTeamGov — Singapore edition!
DavidBuck at a previous One Team Gov unconference#OneTeamGovGlobal is fast approaching, so we’ve asked logistics chief David Buck all the things we know you’ll want to know. If there’s something we’ve missed, please get in touch!Hi David, thanks for talking to us.Thanks for interviewing me!So I’m coming on OneTeamGov Global on July 16th, what can I … Continue reading One Team Gov Global — logistics
Oof.Pokemon representation of the battle going on in my head.But first…A mental health check in. It would be wrong of me to keep writing these weeknotes without calling out that I’ve been having a bit of a hard time this year.Other people in the weeknotes community have been really brave recently and it’s reminded me that … Continue reading Weeknotes S04 Ep07
Not bad.Not bad, Paul Rudd, not bad at all Overarching feeling of the weekNot too bad really, a varied set of things going on which have been interesting. Meaty puzzles to grapple with (which I love). Some nice interactions and new people. That’s good.Some good non-work related news came in on Wednesday which has lifted my spirits … Continue reading Weeknotes S04 Ep06
“By promoting diversity I believe OneTeamGov makes it more likely that the civil service will do right by citizens” Prateek Buch.One Team Gov is made up of proactive and enthusiastic professionals who care deeply about making government more effective, here are just a few of our stories…Reflections on #OneTeamGovGlobal by Mike RoseMike speaks eloquently about the work he … Continue reading #MyOneTeamGov rollcall
Stand by for Beatles gifsBeatles gifs? Why, Sam?Overarching feeling of the weekA really varied week, trains are still completely frustratingly awful and led to me missing One Team Gov breakfast club. I’ve also had a strange hayfever thing (or maybe cold) which has meant I’m basically propping up the UK tissue industry right now, and my ears feel … Continue reading Weeknotes S04 Ep5
Be generous sticker designOverarching feeling of the weekWell it was another short week which is always good but the second Bank Holiday in May always creeps up on me, I don’t remember to plan any fun activities, and I always feel like it’s a bit of a wasted opportunity…Perhaps we could move it to July or November … Continue reading Weeknotes S04 Ep4
Bittersweet Symphony by The Verve Overarching feeling of the weekA bittersweet week where I found out about changes that are happening which are awesome for the people involved but a bit destabilising for me.People are moving on or moving around and, while I am massively happy about people achieving and doing well, I also (selfishly) feel a … Continue reading Weeknotes S04 Ep3