Connections with like minded govies can be crucial to achieving professional goals and personal success. When we build community across organizational lines, we break down the “silos” we so often see in government and serve the public more effectively. Check out one community that is working to build the next generation of leaders in civil… Read more »
Posts By Danielle Metzinger
Having friends at work is more than just fun – it makes us more effective at getting the job done. Here are a few benefits of friendships with coworkers.
Whatever challenge you’re dealing with, this powerful question can help you find your way forward.
When it comes to gratitude, our professional life can feel less clear than our other relationships. How can you show gratitude at work without seeming over the top? Keep these four keys in mind the next time you thank someone you work with.
The mission of your organization can only be accomplished by people with the knowledge, skills, and initiative to make things happen. Capturing and sharing even some of the basics can go a long way in equipping current and future employees to carry on your organization’s important work.
Ever been in a brainstorming meeting that seemed to go nowhere or not include all voices? Beat brainstorming pitfalls by focusing the conversation on these four types of questions.
We know rudeness gets in the way of relating to others at work. But even common, well-meaning responses can block us from connecting with others. Here are 10 common ways we prevent ourselves from being present and truly listening to others, and steps we can take to remove those barriers.
We all want to be heard and understood, especially in a difficult conversation. Ask yourself these four questions beforehand to help your message come across clearly and compassionately to the listener.
You can be a leader no matter your job title. Leadership is influence. And influence has everything to do with the way you treat others. When people perceive us as competent and caring to others, they’re more likely to accept us as a leader.
We know a workplace culture of kindness has the power to make our daily grind more meaningful and effective. But how do we get there? Here are some simple, practical ways we can show kindness to our colleagues and begin this ripple effect we all want to see at work.