One thing I have observed (and learned through personal experience) is that a key component for having a relatively successful holiday celebration is to (ahead of time, and repeatedly) communicate clearly to staff about what they should expect (and not expect, if this year is different from prior years). Unmet expectations are the source of... Read more »
Posts Tagged: celebration
In four short weeks, the beginning of a new fiscal year will be upon us. Have you considered making resolutions, either career or personal goals, to kick-off Fiscal Year (FY) 2017?
Celebrate the little things at work.
Halloween is nearly here. Don't let choosing a Halloween costume scare you. There's costume inspiration everywhere—including in government.
I had a unique opportunity this year to go to another city and do a rotation at an agency other than my own. I learned a lot while I was there: what that agency does, how they do it, about myself, and about how to celebrate people’s personal lives at work. Many of us are... Read more »
Can we do away with the following months or at least change the way we commemorate them: Black History, Women’s History, Asian Pacific American Heritage, Hispanic Heritage, National Disability Employment Awareness and Native American Heritage? Why. Rarely do these observances focus on what executive orders, public laws, federal regulations and Presidential proclamations require- the improvement... Read more »
Despite wearing the extra layers of clothing and the dread of getting out of our cozy beds during the month of February there is a little light at the end of the tunnel. Not only do we get a chance to find out if Punxsutawney Phil ever sees his shadow in hopes of an early... Read more »