Archives for: December 14th, 2017

A Whistle that Touches My Heart: Kelly Burkart

Written by on December 14, 2017

Name: Kelly Burkart Home: Apple Valley, MN Job: Web writer and consultant Kelly’s Whistle: Handmade Christmas Cards How I Know Kelly: In 1994, I worked for U.S. Representative Rod Grams (R-MN). Kelly was an intern in our Washington, DC office. Whistle in Action: Come into the Ullman kitchen in the month of December, and you’ll […]

Be Open-Minded: Try It, You’ll Be Better for It

Written by on November 17, 2017

Washington, DC, my home of thirty years, is riddled with sycophants, suck-ups who tell the boss what he or she wants to hear. I’m so concerned about the practice that when I interview someone for a job on my team, I ask him or her about their ability to speak truth to power. I’m interested […]