It’s a problem when an ambitious scope is used to justify a particular spend and then the scope is reduced to hit some deadline without reducing the cost.
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Professional assessments can be a great way to learn how people work, what motivates them to achieve and where they might need a helping hand from their peers. Here are five of our top suggestions for professional tests that help you understand yourself and your staff.
Find out best practices and tips for the Senior Executive pathway into government from Suzanne Logan, Director of OPM’s Federal Executive Institute.
There are many work lessons in sports. Ranging from team spirit to adaptability and endurance, sports can teach us much about ourselves that we can apply to our organizations.
A goal without a plan is just a wish, as the saying goes. Here are tips to help you actually accomplish your long list of goal
What we need is a resurgence of dialogue: relating, attuning and authentically relating to one another. Bringing dialogue back to government would be good for all of us.
Moving is not for the risk averse. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. It takes a certain boldness and willingness to venture off the beaten path into the unknown. The benefits of moving around in government are many – less tangible but impactful in very noticeable ways.
Some managers are hampering the next generation of leaders because they are not taking the time to teach them. Letting employees fail is key to growth.
Managers should be interested in developing their workers. Employee development is good for morale and good for the organization.
Public safety organizations need an effective talent strategy to hire a diverse workforce, attract and retain new talent, improve knowledge transfer from experienced to younger employees, establish focus and accountability, motivate and reward employees, and implement effective succession planning. It’s a way for leaders and HR to work together to define mission objectives and optimize… Read more »