You have been living in a world of lies since kindergarten. From the time you thought paste was a member of the food pyramid, you were taught that there is no “I” in team. And while the spelling bee members of your team were correct — the letter I is not actually in the word — those… Read more »
Posts Tagged: leadership
According the Government Accountability Office (GAO)’s recently released “Annual Report 2015: Additional Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication, and Achieve Other Financial Benefits”, the government’s a joker. It’s trying to juggle a million different programs, but it can’t quite keep them all under control. Nicky Clowers, Director of Financial Markets and Community Investment Issues… Read more »
Khalil Gibran once said “Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” It is human nature for people to consider their ability to progress beyond their current roles at work. Some employees view progress as a marathon race where slow and steady sets the pace for their advancement via… Read more »
As part of today’s Government Innovator’s Virtual Summit, GovLoop President and Founder Steve Ressler and GovLoop Vice President of Learning and Development Andrew Krzmarzick sat down for a Q&A to answer all your virtual training questions. Q. How did GovLoop get started in virtual training? Steve: More than six year ago, GovLoop started out with the vision… Read more »
Modeling encouragement to others keeps the ideas flowing. It might help someone be brave enough to ask the hard questions, so they can work toward finding solutions and providing better service. Encouragement from leadership sets a baseline of behaviors for management to follow.
As part of today’s Government Innovator’s Virtual Summit, we heard from GovLoop President and Founder Steve Ressler has he conducted a career advice live chat for audience members. Ressler gave us a variety of awesome career tips — below are eight questions the audience asked, and Ressler’s advice. #1: What’s your best networking tip? Ressler said… Read more »
Leaders teach more than they tell, and they pay knowledge forward without hoarding information. Effective leaders stand in front of their teams and demonstrate the organization’s desired norms.
Ever heard of Grayson Allen? If you are like me, then you hadn’t until you turned on the TV or radio after last week’s NCAA Championship game. If you have not heard yet, he is a freshman basketball player at Duke who emerged as a game changer. He was the Cinderella story of the National… Read more »
Once in a job interview a senior executive leaned forward, and asked THE question. “So tell me, Dannielle…what would you say is your leadership style?” I looked at her. I looked at the group. I couldn’t take how serious they were. I mean for goodness sake, we weren’t negotiating Middle East peace here. “Basically immature,”… Read more »
Top executives require advice about their leadership styles and operating environs – in government as well as in the private sector. How do they get it? Suzanne de Janasz and Maury Peiperl interviewed dozens of corporate executives over the past two years to understand how “new CEOs in large organizations gain access to seasoned counsel… Read more »