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Random Thoughts, December 2015 – January 2016

I’m taking a hiatus from FaceBook, ostensibly to clear my mind and my desk for other things, but the voices in my head are still chattering away. Here’s what they’ve been saying. Why don’t paparazzi go after getting pictures of Bigfoot or aliens? That would be a lot more interesting than another picture of the …

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Wanderwork: The Unintended Consequence of Telework

In 2010, Congress had a good idea — give Federal employees the flexibility to work some portion of their week outside of the office, even in their own homes — called telework. The idea was to improve COOP (the government’s Continuity of Operations systems that allow it to function during emergencies), promote management effectiveness, reduce …

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Carbon is Like Money

Most of us are concerned about climate change and want to do what we can to minimize our contributions to greenhouse gases. It’s complicated, though. There are scores of recommendations on how to minimize our carbon footprints, some quite consequential and others relatively insignificant. Carbon isn’t like an addictive drug we can try to quit …

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