A True North circle may be one way to develop your own internal compass to guide your leadership journey.
Posts Tagged: Careers
Leadership resolutions are not just commitments to yourself but to others who count on you. To increase the likelihood of your following through, write them down. Then share them with others. Your leadership resolutions for 2018 are ones you’ll want to keep.
How to have the right conversations at work.
Sometimes we assume that all the "interview urban legends" will sneak up on us and prevent us from getting to the next step. It may help to know some of the "interview taboos" and learn how to move beyond them.
An introduction to the idea of building and implementing a plan for your career in government
“I have no one under the age of 40 in my office,” said a policy analyst from the Department of Veterans Affairs in a recent GovLoop survey. That policy analyst isn’t alone – the government is graying. According to the Office of Personnel Management, the average age of a government employee is 47. At the... Read more »
While you should take all career advice with a grain of salt, here are four particularly deadly pieces that I’ve seen hang people up over and over.
A quick search in Google images for 'government worker jokes' sheds light on an unfortunate reality. The general stereotype is that government policies promote workers that produce mediocre work and workers; they work 9-5 and not a second more, they do their job and not an iota outside their job description, and they are content... Read more »
With some smart strategies and a solid plan of attack, you can achieve your goals. Here are a few tips for making your career goals a reality.
In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated and trained in technology-related fields. This piece extends those ideas by highlighting the diversity of career options for women available in the Digital Era. Although well intentioned and certainly important, emphasizing... Read more »