Building meaningful relationships with your coworkers makes you a happier, more effective employee.
Effective managers include their team members in creating a mission, vision and road map, and iterate on that shared vision. They recognize the value of their employees by eliminating obstacles to success and creating opportunities to amplify the impact of the work produced.
It’s still possible to find fulfillment at work when your supervisor is a moron. Two common mantras in our culture today are: “I hate my job” and “my boss is a jerk.” While both statements may be true, hating your job because your boss is a jerk isn’t going to lead anywhere good. According to… Read more »
Don’t we all want to produce optimal results? Isn’t that the mission of your organization? Don’t your supervisors, executives and elected officials expect that? Then why are so many organizations tempted to ignore best practices?
As a federal leader, risk opens you up to new challenges and increases your opportunity for success. However, it makes you vulnerable.
Have you ever wondered how to best recognize a current or past boss that has truly inspired you to produce your best work or reach new heights in your career?
This past year, for the first time, departments were instructed to isolate their technology-specific investment requests and submit them for review by DoIT and their budget analyst ahead of the capital budget proposal deadline.
I’ve been fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve on several boards and advisory committees over the last 15 years, including as a nonprofit board chair. Here are some of the things I learned along the way
Some time ago at the state of Nebraska, we recognized it was inefficient for our technology resources to work in IT silos. Prior to consolidation, an IT silo existed in every individual agency. As any productive business would do, we began working to break down each legacy silo across the enterprise through organizational and technological… Read more »
Any employee, regardless of their position, has the potential to be a leader within their organization.