Nearly four months ago, I hiked from the South rim, to the Colorado River, and back to the South rim – all in one day. During my achy, week-long recovery from that 15-hour adventure, I began to realize the lessons I’d learned also applied to my career “hike”.
Posts Tagged: lessons learned
No matter how good of a leader you are, you will eventually have to herd cats (and sometimes they have claws). Here’s how you can navigate without a scratch.
Sometimes being a government employee involves relocation, which can leave you with the decision to become a landlord or not. This featured blogger learned a lot from his decision to rent.
8 lessons learned from failing fast on innovative projects.
Are you a millennial in civil service? Know what you need to do and what you definitely shouldn’t do.
Tips for keeping your federal career on track.
HealthCare.gov had its issues, but it also had its successes. Learn about better leadership in governance.
I’ve been spending some time on that theme of lessons learned as we grow older and gain experience in our professional lives. Maybe you can set aside some time in the next week or so, to reflect on in the impact in your life of past bad behavior, or mistakes, and identify ways to reset… Read more »
The pope is in D.C. and I got to see him yesterday during the Papal parade. Although the experience was unforgettable, the events leading up to the parade were nerve-racking and stressful. How could something so joyous bring me so much stress? As I strolled the streets of D.C. (at 5 AM) to head to… Read more »
Everybody makes everyday mistakes at work; we send out the wrong letter or jam the copier until it breaks. Although those mistakes aren’t fun, they are also not catastrophic. Epic mistakes are the ones that keep people up at night. An epic mistake can strike out of nowhere, and suddenly your whole world is in… Read more »