Posts Tagged: appreciation

The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

Aspiring front-line managers often ask me, “What would you do as a front-line manager the first week on the job.” I tell them I would start having conversations with my team members that foster emotional connections. The first questions I would ask my direct reports are, “What is your personality and temperament, what are strengthsRead… Read more »

Job Search Lessons from May’s Military Holidays

May is the month we recognize and remember several aspects of our military: Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 10) is a recent recognition of their support.Armed Forces Day (May 18) recognizes those currently in service.Memorial Day (May 27) recognizes those who died in war. Memorial Day began as women, individually and in clubs, decorated theRead… Read more »

Thanksgiving is the best holiday in the USA!

Greetings to All thisThanksgiving Eve, I just finished up a week of diversity training and I thought about the beauty of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is truly a USA holiday that represents all who live in the USA. For me it also represents the appreciation for life and country. Everyone no matter what gender, race,Read… Read more »

FedTalks 2010 – A Speaker’s Perspective

A lot of news gets made about an event like the one that just happened yesterday in the Sidney Harmon Theater downtown DC. FedTalks by FedScoop featured some really high power speakers like Craig Newmark from Craig’s List, Arianna Huffington from the Huffington Post, Congressman Jim Moran, and others. The subject for the event “HowRead… Read more »

Today is Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 8, 2009)

Wishing anyone and everyone in GovLoop who has a married family member in the military …. or who know of a military spouse in need of a hug or support, today is their day. Clearly, these families need our support every day but it’s nice there is one day of the year where they areRead… Read more »