Posts Tagged: coworkers

22 Holiday Gift Ideas Your Government Colleagues Will Love

It’s that most wonderful time of the year when you think about holiday gifts that will make your favorite coworkers feel appreciated—and then draw a complete blank on the perfect gift to give them. Giving gifts to government colleagues isn’t as straightforward as what to buy Aunt Mabel (a scarf). At the federal level, strict rules govern gifts… Read more »

How to Agree to Disagree With Coworkers (Especially When It Comes to Politics)

As the presidential election nears, talking with your coworkers has gotten increasingly treacherous. Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, independent, or undecided voter, in order to not make enemies at work, you need to learn how to agree to disagree.

“You’re in My Seat”: Pros, Cons and Tips to Handle Hoteling

It’s another day in the office, and you are flying down the corridor, gripping your grande pumpkin spice latte (hooray for fall!) in one hand and scrolling through email on your phone with the other. You have a meeting that starts in three minutes, and you are trying to drop everything at your desk before you… Read more »

3 Strategies for Career Success from Rio’s Olympic Athletes

There’s certainly a lot to learn from Olympic athletes about the benefits of applying yourself toward a goal and finding a supportive coach. But there are more subtle and surprising lessons emerging at this year’s Olympics that can also help you be more successful in your career.