Project Funding Is Not the Enemy

Money is a constant in all work. To start a project, get it off the ground and ensure its success, adequate funding is key. But, receiving that budget is easier said than done. Here’s valuable advice on how to handle the three major stages of project budgeting.

Understand Personality to Be a Better Leader

In the workplace, your interactions with your colleagues matter. But, ensuring positive and supportive connections between your coworkers can be a tough task. One important aspect of building a healthy and successful partnership is accounting for the different emotions and personality preferences of each person.

Competency-Based Learning: It’s As Easy As 1-2-3!

This past Tuesday, I filled in for one of my teammates as a substitute instructor. The class was a soft skills class regarding how to complete an annual Individual Development Plan or IDP. I really enjoyed the interaction with all of the students, as always, but I also was reminded how well competency-based learning works.Read… Read more »

Change Your Brainstorm Techniques to Improve Innovation

In a lighting keynote session at the Next Generation of Government Training Summit, Josh Marcuse, Senior Advisor for Policy Innovation in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Department of Defense, demonstrated one tactic to combine brainstorming and teamwork into a successful and effective method to innovate new policies.