Read on to meet the new GovLoop Featured Bloggers, who will be posting once a week for the next three months.
Constantly checking email seems like a harmless habit, but it can become toxic to our focus and productivity. Here we’ll cover some of the mechanisms that make email so consuming, and how to build habits to make it a more productive tool.
Find the optimal balance between conformity and positive deviancy in your workplace. It will give employees permission to be who they really are and ensure that their organizations leave an indelible mark on the universe.
Trust is the great multiplier in the workplace. It resides solely in the giver. We can’t manufacture trust. It does not happen until it is given away.
Advocating is such a pain to do. It makes us feel super-awkward. But it’s so important to be good at it.
When you look for the good in others and the good that others do, you will become happier and more fulfilled as a person.
External communication often results in a larger piece of content, such as a website, a blog post, or a report. It’s this piece of content you should dice into different versions and adapt to more specific channels. The many hours you have put into refining your end product can easily be adapted and reused across… Read more »
A very quick and powerful exercise to help us clarify what it is that we want out of life and, hopefully, that will keep us from ending up with the wish list above, is this classic one: write your own eulogy. Here is the exercise.
Let’s face it: sexism is real. There have been studies, research, personal accounts, and you might’ve experienced it for yourself firsthand. As a woman in the workforce, dealing with everyday sexism can be hard; whether it be subtle comments directed towards you, or being expected to do the office housework. But, while our society may… Read more »
Failure of the U.S. Legal System: From an archaeological perspective, the violence against protesters fighting for their cultural heritage in North Dakota (ND) has resulted from the failure of the U.S. legal system. The completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) would make the pipeline go across more than 200 waterways, which requires permits… Read more »