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Joy Hahn

Joy H. Hahn is a special contributor to Government Executive. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park and earned her degree in Communication Studies with a double major in English Language and Literature. She currently co-hosts with VA News.
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3 Ways to Better Organize Team Meetings

December 13, 2012 Bill Gates says, “I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other...” At the Veterans Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2), how we communicate within our team drives success. VAi2 is a flat organization – instead of a ...

It’s Time to Let Government Workers Sleep on the Job

December 7, 2012 Exhaustion: Do you feel it? You throw on a smile, walk into your building, down a coffee or two, and push through the next 8 - 10 hours. “Soon I’ll be home to rest,” you tell yourself. Sometimes that exhaustion is more than a case of the Mondays. It’s your ...

3 Ways to Find Innovation in Your Organization

November 8, 2012 Subscribe: > Newsletter > Facebook > LinkedIn This fast-paced political city has an atmosphere thick with ambition. Everyone seems to have a mission in Washington D.C. I admire the air of professionalism on the morning commute, the suits and ties, the business skirt-sneaker combos. We walk with purpose, aiming to ...