Remember when teachers assigned so much reading we forgot how to do it for fun? Research from Brookings shows that when students are assigned too much homework, it affects their success in the future. Reading is an escape away from the present, allowing you to explore more possibilities. When we are preoccupied with stiff assignments,Read… Read more »
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What are your 4th of July plans? Mine include festivals, barbecues, fireworks, and catching up on some reading, the latter of which will probably be the easiest given the forecast. Whether you’ll be spending your weekend inside or outside, there are some great books to consider picking up that can offer some inspiration to takeRead… Read more »
Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the reading you’ve been meaning to do. Whether you’re relaxing poolside or backcountry camping, take advantage of the the long days of summer with books that can ramp up your professional knowledge and skills. This summer reading list features seven recommended books that are aRead… Read more »
The author of Moneyball and The Blind Side takes a look at the Trump transition team – and then at government itself.
It’s summertime, and the reading is easy.
Check out this list of GovFem’s favorite books. They’re all about women in the workplace, including what we can do to promote ourselves, how we can confront sexism, and how to climb the career ladder.
Taking a step back to gain some perspective can lead to clearer thinking or better ideas and is essential to personal and professional development. The best way to gain some perspective is to pursue lots of different subjects that interest you. Check out where we get our inspiration.
It is never too late to learn something new. Check out this blog for suggestions on how to give yourself opportunities to learn without ever signing up for a class.
Books you need to read if you are making a transition at work.
We have books that can help you advance your career and another list of books written by public servants for extra insight into why government work matters.