When the leaves begin to change and the weather starts to chill, nothing beats bundling up inside with a blanket and great book (although, the abundance of seasonal baked treats and hot drinks certainly drive a hard bargain). If you find yourself in need of a good read this fall, here are five books aboutRead… Read more »
Charters will create a foundation for success in a variety of ways. The following elements ensure that the project has a solid foundation from which to grow.
Both receivers and givers experience spiking heart rates in feedback exchanges, akin to being physically threatened. But not to fear, GovLoop is here!
Retaining talent is an obstacle currently faced by managers in the federal service. Here are three challenges we uncovered.
Dempsey Hackett shared what other agencies can learn from the Defense Logistics Agency’s network modernization moves. DLA manages the global supply chain for the entire U.S. military.
Workplace recognition is a powerful tool. Each person responds to their preferred type of acknowledgment. Learn the different ways to recognize your employees.
Talk is cheap. Slides are cheaper. Too much comfort is lazy. The future keeps coming. If we want to be successful, we have to build it. It’s time to take control. Admit what you don’t know then set out to find or create the answers you need.
Innovation is really only possible when there is synchronicity between employees and the employee culture — AND that work must be done to accurately quantify that culture and ensure that employees feel understood, like they belong, and are empowered.
As ‘Govies’ we’ve all lived through it. The dreaded organizational restructure. Change is painful, but organizational restructures can create a whole new kind of ‘pain’. The unknowns, the rumors, the impacts, and the stress are sometimes off the charts. Having been intimately involved on multiple restructuring efforts, I hope that some of these insights canRead… Read more »
Communication is one of the most important aspects of leading. Great leaders must be sure they are speaking the same language as their employees. Learn how to ensure others understand what you are communicating.