In a busy work environment, it’s easy to get sucked into a culture of stress and intensity. But ignoring your personal wellbeing can be dangerous. One way to improve your mental health and improve your effectiveness as a leader is to employ mindfulness.
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I love books — I just do. I never get to read as much as I hope, particularly these days, but when one finds a book that causes you to really think… well, that is something that deserves celebration. One of the best ways I’ve found to make books come alive is as part ofRead… Read more »
When you think of online learning experiences in government, you probably think of static slides that you click through or videos with a droning moderator. But that doesn’t have to be the case.
Beyond the buzz, what does it mean to be agile or resilient in today’s workforce and why should you care?
Social media offers a great opportunity to brand yourself, but with great power comes great responsibility. Here are some critical ground rules to ensure that your social networks are prepped for professional use.
A few months ago, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a bureau within the U.S. Department of the Treasury, asked me to deliver a presentation entitled, “The Agile, Resilient Leader.” The good news, I told them, was that I had been reading several great books on that subject and was enthusiastic about puttingRead… Read more »
“Let the inmates run the asylum.” – Thiagi In the learning and development world, Thiagi is heralded as a hero when it comes to gamifying even the most arduous, technical topics. Take, for instance, a bunch of lawyers that need to learn about civility in the courtroom or county codes. How do you spice up thoseRead… Read more »
Those of us who work in government may not feel directly impacted by the world of civics teachers and government text books, but I’d argue they play an important, under appreciated role in our successes and challenges, big and small.
Most of an organization’s collective wisdom is locked in people’s heads, and not written down for others to search for and use. So, how do you increase the ability of people to know the expertise of their professional colleagues and share it with each other within a large organization?