The new year is almost here. That means it’s time to plan your professional development in 2018 with GovLoop’s list of the best online trainings for government employees.
The skills that IT administrators are learning today will have a large impact on what IT management will look like ten years from now.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein (The genius professor was right, but perhaps someone should have bought him a comb.) In order to have effective governance skills, government officials must be able to listen organically, navigate change wisely and be flexible in creative problem solving. Listening is about really taking in what… Read more »
In 1985, I joined the Peace Corps and began my service in Congo, Central Africa. I was an idealistic young man with a naively expansive view of my ability to help people and bring about meaningful change in their lives. The challenges and frustrations I experienced as a Peace Corps volunteer provided important life lessons… Read more »
Reframing how you approach teams can have a profound impact on process, products and — most importantly — people.
In government, no one really accomplishes anything all by themselves, which means that meetings are a fact of life. You can make them more or less successful by taking steps to learn the behaviors that aid or inhibit your efforts.
This year, forget the fruitcake and give your teams the gift of space.
If your days are hectic from the first buzzing of your alarm clock to the time that you collapse into bed at night, you will benefit from creating a morning routine. Use this list to establish good habits that will ease you into the day.
The root of this angst, or mistrust about redistricting, has to do with a lack of trust. Like laws and sausage, we never really see it get made.
Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That’s why GovLoop gives you these monthly recaps of federal news that may affect agency management and employment.