Whether coaching kids or leading adults, the simple lessons we learn on the ball fields of our lives are relevant and timeless. When you truly believe in your team, everything becomes possible.
Posts Tagged: coach
Using the experience of Coach Payton, this blog explores the strength of situational leadership. Leadership is not an all-or-nothing solution. Like coaching, leaders must be flexible and treat each person and situation based on the unique need, talent or circumstance.
Mentors, coaches and sponsors provide a lot of support and help with government knowledge sharing. Learn the differences and how.
It’s no secret that professional relationships are a career asset. Just look at the success of LinkedIn. The social media platform is so successful because it helps facilitate relationships that are critical for moving millions of careers forward. But sometimes it can be tricky to identify which kind of relationship is most helpful at particular stages in… Read more »
In a conversation with a colleague recently, we discussed the difference between needing and wanting. Needs are those things that are essential and important and, in truth, our needs are quite simple—food, shelter, water. With those basics met, we have everything we “need” to survive. Wants, on the other hand, are desires or wishes for… Read more »
Despite the presence of outstanding leaders throughout our federal government, the bad ones have a disproportionate impact on government performance. Michael Scott may be television’s version of a bad boss on NBC’s The Office, but from what I hear, there are lots of leaders with similar failings roaming agency hallways. It may be funny to… Read more »
All well-known systems engineering methodologies and enterprise system development programs leverage testing environments. Testing environments can be built and operated for very different purposes, ranging from prototyping and simulation, to pre-production load testing and usability or “Section 508 Accessibility” checks. Specialized SOA testing frameworks are sometimes required, for difficult infrastructure integration challenges. Most major systems… Read more »