Sometimes, it’s impossible to resist discussing politics with colleagues. If you’re going to do so, use these eight do’s and don’ts.
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Despite the Supreme Court victory for marriage equality, the battle for workplace protections based on gender identity and sexual orientation is far from over.
Sometimes, it’s impossible to resist discussing politics at the office. If you’re going to do so, use these 8 do’s and don’ts.
Learn how to talk politics the right way in the office.
To stay on track during the presidential transition, what potential career mistakes should you be sure to avoid?
As the presidential election nears, talking with your coworkers has gotten increasingly treacherous. Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, independent, or undecided voter, in order to not make enemies at work, you need to learn how to agree to disagree.
At the age of 33, Don Ness was elected mayor of Duluth, Minnesota. Once an industrial heavyweight on par with Detroit, Duluth had a soaring 20 percent unemployment rate. Although decline had stabilized by the time he came into office, pessimistic voices within the town defined the city’s story. “Stability doesn’t inspire,” Ness observed. HeRead… Read more »
I was a federal employee during the government shutdowns of 1995–96 and 2013 which resulted from conflicts between a Democratic President and Republican-controlled Congress. It is 2015, and here we are again. A federal agency and its employees are being subjected to Congress’ inability to pass a funding bill. Last week, a House bill was re-filed to fund the DepartmentRead… Read more »
Although we’re only a mere two months into the year, a deluge of incredible books on the topics of elections and the political process — fiction and non-fiction alike — has occurred. In the words of George Mason, “The freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never beRead… Read more »
That elusive, incredibly valuable quality we call a “leadership brand.” Really, what we mean is “charisma.” What is it? Who has it? How do you get it? Can it be taught, or bought? Or is it something you’re born with? As a little girl I used to watch Sunday morning political TV. I remember howRead… Read more »