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Although we’re only a mere two months into the year, a deluge of incredible books on the topics of elections and the political process — fiction and non-fiction alike — has occurred. In the words of George Mason, “The freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be… Read more »
If you’re one of the many in the grips of a cold, snowy winter, you might be looking for a good way to pass the time. And if you’re a local government employee or leader, I have a list of solutions. Here are my suggestions for 11 books anyone working in local government should read… Read more »
New year, new you, new list of dozens of books that you are dying to read. Here at the GovLoop offices, we’re no different.
The New York Times might have the list of best sellers, but we have the books govies need to read to get ahead in their career. Yes! It’s that time of year again. Time to countdown the books you need to read in 2015! Tom Fox, Vice President for Leadership and Innovation at the Partnership… Read more »
Through GovFem, we’re hoping to provide resources and advice to help our female GovLoopers working in government. Unfortunately, that won’t happen overnight. In the meantime, check out my top ten book suggestions for women looking to get ahead in their career: Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to… Read more »
With mobile technology, 24/7 news coverage, Twitter, Facebook, Buzzfeed, iPhones, and other constant updates, sometimes we just need to stop and reflect. Take a breath. Really, take a breath. Sometimes you gain the most by slowing down and reading a good book. Holding something tangible in your hands to read shouldn’t be obsolete, but a… Read more »
With temperatures reaching 90 degrees this week, one thing is clear, summer is here. But instead of heading to the beach with your favorite romance novel or spy thriller, Tom Fox has some suggestions that might just help you do your job better. Fox is the Vice President for Leadership and Innovation at the Partnership… Read more »
I’ve always been a big reader – from reading the Hardy Boys growing up to reading favorites like Daniel Pink today, there’s nothing more I like than a great book. While I’m always a big fan of great business or leadership books, as I entered public service in 2004, I began searching for government-related books…. Read more »
Sometimes its tough to look past the partisan bickering and budget nightmares and see the folks working every day to fullfil their mission. But its worth it to take a step back and say thank you to the federal, state and local government employees for all the work they do. And it’s not just the… Read more »