During this time, I’ve had an opportunity to reflect on all the life experiences that have helped me develop into the person I am today.
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A long-time public servant signs off after more than 40 years of federal service. Her lessons? Don’t hold back. Make the most of your experience in life.
A public servant offers reflections on 41-plus years of life in the federal workforce (and beyond).
Rather than focusing on our job description, we should look to become an asset to an organization by answering tough questions and solving complex problems.
You don’t need to wait 41 years before you start thinking about the second act of your life.
We all need a place where we can retreat when we run into obstacles that in our career that either stagnates progression or takes us totally off our path.
Survival in today’s workforce culture heavily suggests turning your personal passions into action. One must equip one’s self with a “chock-full” of “yes” responses to numerous charges from questions, insights, opinions and attitudes stemming from matters relative to performance, accountability, self-awareness, subordination and well-being. This outlook was not always in my front windshield. As theRead… Read more »
How do you practically keep tabs on all the good nuggets of wisdom that come from workshops or insightful meetings? Here’s a neat trick you can put into practice today.
Adding value to an organization after 40+ years of continuous employment is achievable. As a resourceful and intuitive program analyst, my peers often look to my insights with “problem-solving.” I personally attribute my “value-added” work culture to the following 2 reasons: my determination coupled with my energy for project completion. As I soon close thisRead… Read more »
Operationalizing in the character role of “office psychologist.”