Where Sequestration, Mars and Political Transition Meet

By Mark Micheli

September 28, 2012

There's only one place where, in one day, you'll get a behind the scenes look at the landing of Curiosity, tips for navigating the political transition, and insight into what's coming with sequestration. And Excellence in Government Live, on Sept. 6, was that place. If you missed Excellence in Government Live, you're in luck--Excellence in Government Digital is now online. 

A free video library of all the keynotes and panel experts at the conference, Excellence in Government Digital contains valuable tips, techniques and perspective for every federal manager trying to navigate the complexity of transition. Highlights include: 

Doug McCuistion, NASA Director of the Mars Exploration Program. McCuistion offered a behind the scenes look at how NASA pulled off the landing of Curiosity--and shared never before released photos straight from the surface of Mars. 

Strategies for Navigating Transition: What to Expect After the Election. A panel of former transition experts discuss key strategies for navigating the upcoming leadership turnover - regardless of the outcome in November. The all-star panel included: 

Gautam Mukunda, Author of Indispensable: When Leaders Really Matter. Mukunda provides a fresh look at how and when individual leaders really can make a difference by looking at the leadership traits of past and current presidents. 

Click to see all the videos from Excellence in Government Live at virtual.excelgov.com


By Mark Micheli

September 28, 2012

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