Although the mandates surrounding operational effectiveness are all intended to promote the adoption of private-sector best practices, it is not always clear how best to implement them within the federal environment. This creates an interesting opportunity for forward-thinking leaders to design implementation approaches that will work best for their environment.
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Annual performance goals are generally a part of being employed but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring. You can create goals that inspire you as they help move the needle for your team in the larger agency or organizational goals.
The partial federal shutdown has spurred furloughs at crucial agencies for cybersecurity, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a Homeland Security Department component.
Knowing when to elevate and level up in your career is one that will require you to “get out of your own way” and explore, just like the way we do to move our agency’s mission forward.
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.
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.