Counterprogramming at OPM

I'm at the Office of Personnel Management right now for a meeting at the National Council on Labor-Management Relations. In a cute twist, the agency's setting up for its Public Service Recognition Week cookout, which can't start until the meeting is done, because a band is set up to play pretty much right outside the conference room window. I like the idea that a meeting about how to create good working conditions in federal agencies is being kept running efficiently by a program to make folks feel like they've got a good work environment. That's synergy.

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