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?
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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 toRead… 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 timeRead… Read more »
There are two book collections that have stuck with me in my lifetime, that have shaped my own reading direction. This in turn has helped to shape me. The first came in 1996, in the form of liner notes of Rage Against the Machine’s ‘Evil Empire’ CD. I was in my second year of college,Read… Read more »
After a long day at the office, the last thing most of us want to do is sit and read a book. But reading in the evening, especially before bed, can actually help you de-stress, get more sleep, and even improve your overall cognition. In addition to all of these benefits, the right book canRead… Read more »
May I ask you a personal question? If you don’t mind, take a few minutes to look back over the past five years of your life. Are you now where you’d thought you’d be now that it’s five years later? Be honest. Have you: Started that great business you had in your head five yearsRead… Read more »
This summer, rather than dragging out the insipid beach-friendly reads with sand in their spines, why not bone up on practical skills and knowledge that can help you in your work? Many of these books are so brand-spankin’ new that I haven’t had a chance to read them yet. If this list isn’t enough, check last year’sRead… Read more »
The public service needs more linchpins. More what? Exactly.