Becoming a thriving leader means stepping outside of your comfort zone and taking on new risks. Simply put, risk is exposure to harm. As a leader, the risks are plentiful.
IT professionals have the “hard skills” to prepare for implementing new technology and security. But, “soft skills” may be the mortar that’s holding your fortress together. Make sure that you are not the weakest cybersecurity link!
Despite the Supreme Court victory for marriage equality, the battle for workplace protections based on gender identity and sexual orientation is far from over.
The NextGen Awards highlight the work and leadership of some of our country’s most innovative and dedicated public servants.
When employees feel truly appreciated for what they do and who they are, resistance to change can be reduced significantly.
A quality mentorship can be instrumental in advancing your career, but be ready to put in the work needed to make it successful.
Leaders are responsible for understanding their data, even if they don’t have all of the answers. At a minimum, they should create a culture of strong data stewardship and governance, capable of answering these questions.
If legislatures want their staff to feel safe, they need to put better measures in place to help safeguard staff who come forward regarding these abuses of power.
There’s a growing appetite among federal CIOs to move from merely talking about transforming government IT and cyber, to actually institutionalizing change.
Many employees err by assuming that only management and executive staff need to strive for greater emotional intelligence. Actually, fine-tuning emotional intelligence is for everyone.