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The Resilient Registrar

Can you resonate with this Registrar’s feelings?

I am wondering if you find that, as Registrar, the majority of your job is trouble shooting and being the “bad guy”? 783 more words

Are you a Goldfish?

I’m studying how to blog ‘properly’ and I am perplexed.

The first thing I read is ‘keep your blogs short’ and ‘don’t use long paragraphs’. 114 more words


"What are you doing tonight?": Or, Re-entry Shock

Windsor Heights. Moscow. Wheeling. Riga. Urbandale. Martinez:  I have lived a variety of places as an adult. Not as many different places as others but widely varying places to be sure. 596 more words

Laura Johnson

Under control...

The GOP’s weekly address was by Lee Zeldin,  the Republican candidate for New York’s First Congressional District (Long Island),  and it’s fine,  but the real reason for this link is to the stellar Michael   Ramirez cartoon  above the text.

The purpose...

…. of bureaucracy is to compensate for incompetence and lack of discipline–a problem that largely goes away if you have the right people in the first place

- Jim Collins


Measuring Competence and Feedback

Today has been focused on finding a strategy to measure competence and using that to give feedback;through identitying the proposal, using the outcome and understanding the success or improvement needed.  403 more words


A Smaller and Radically Restructured IC?

The AFCEA/INSA Intelligence and National Security Summit (Summit) held at the Omni Shorem Hotel in Washington DC on 18 and 19 September was a grand event.  1,331 more words