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 »
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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.
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 beRead… 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 readRead… 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 PartnershipRead… 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 aRead… 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 PartnershipRead… Read more »