Taking a step back to gain some perspective can lead to clearer thinking or better ideas and is essential to personal and professional development. The best way to gain some perspective is to pursue lots of different subjects that interest you. Check out where we get our inspiration.
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Books you need to read if you are making a transition at work.
We grow the most in inclusive public spaces where people are different than us. How do we build these inclusive public spaces in our cities?
We have books that can help you advance your career and another list of books written by public servants for extra insight into why government work matters.
Pick up one of these books about leadership, public speaking, negotiations, productivity, and other knowledge important to success in the public sector, and you'll learn lessons that can improve your professional standing while taking a much-deserved break.
Have you reached your limit with the presidential election? Are you looking for something else to occupy your time this summer? Why not use the next few months to start (or continue) setting career goals for yourself?
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 »
Don't wait until Election Day. Dive into these books to get prepared for the presidential transition.
Leadership is a skill you can get better at. To become a better leader takes intention, thoughtful reflection, strategic personal goal setting, practice, and a whole lot of reading.
Time is the one thing we will always have less of. That's why there are so many books on time management, to-do lists, productivity, changing habits, and project planning. Some of those books are little more than self-help claptrap. Others contain enough useful points to make them worth flipping through, but are far from life changing. However, the best time... Read more »