Prove your worth using smart power

Friday - 5/20/2011, 9:08am EDT

Jon Allen and Cheryl Steele, senior associates, Booz Allen Hamilton

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The most pressing challenges facing the federal government are complex, and often cut across agencies. The idea of "smart power" is to harness the nation's collective strengths to help solve those problems. Not so easy. Jon Allen and Cheryl Steele are senior associates at Booz Allen Hamilton. They've released a paper on how to move "smart power" from a theory into action.