We have found that following a few simple tips can make the use of words more effective in showing appreciation and encouragement to colleagues (and help you avoid some common errors, as well).
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Ten things to immediately sit down and do the second you become a manager, and the ways you can do them.
“You’re there so they can all hate you,” my father said helpfully when I called up to vent during my first experience as a middle manager.
Insights, experiences, tips and tricks for rising through the ranks of the government ladder.
The kiss up, kick down manager is a person who lays on the flattery to endear themselves to their superiors, yet readily intimidates and undermines their subordinates.
In many cases, recognition programs actually are backfiring and creating negative reactions among team members. In fact, the three most common reactions I receive from employees when they talk about “employee recognition” are apathy, sarcasm, and cynicism.
Are you wondering what NextGen was like for folks who have attended the Summit in the past? Hear directly from past attendees and speakers to help determine whether a professional development opportunity is right for you.
How do you communicate appreciation effectively when you manage large groups of employees?
The path to improving your work environment includes strengthening pillars of workplace happiness. Addressing at least one of these will improve the work environment.
Find out best practices and tips for the Senior Executive pathway into government from Suzanne Logan, Director of OPM’s Federal Executive Institute.