As the saying goes, “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” This post examines the long-term benefits of staying in your government post for an extended period for your brand.
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In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That’s a shame. Read why here.
A good network is a like a garden – it requires constant care and feeding. In the same way, building and nurturing a good, reliable roster of contacts requires an on-going commitment. Here’s how you can maintain good upkeep on your professional networks.
It is kind of interesting that powers-that-be have been preaching the gospel of in-flight exercise on long-haul plane rides to avoid health issues, but only relatively recently has it occurred to us that sitting at a desk for twenty or thirty years might be harmful.
Look at your own skillset and research an industry that you might not have considered before and try to imagine how that sector could benefit from what you have to offer.
If you’re lucky enough to have never been affected by a serious health issue, chances are you know someone who hasn’t been so fortunate. Perhaps it is a parent, or a loved one’s loved one or someone else close to you that has been affected by some insidious pathology that no one invited in.
You might be an accomplished professional with a distinguished education, polished resume, remarkable achievements and the respect of colleagues and co-workers. Yet, day-in and day-out, you feel like you’re going to be discovered as a fraud any minute now.
The point is that both millennials and baby boomers are sowing their oats to the beat of their generational drum.
Failure can teach you more about success than unlimited success ever could.