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Pick up one of these books about leadership, public speaking, negotiations, productivity, and other knowledge important to success in the public sector, and you’ll learn lessons that can improve your professional standing while taking a much-deserved break.
Have you reached your limit with the presidential election? Are you looking for something else to occupy your time this summer? Why not use the next few months to start (or continue) setting career goals for yourself?
Therapy dogs in government can help in a variety of ways.
Don’t wait until Election Day. Dive into these books to get prepared for the presidential transition.
Leadership is a skill you can get better at. To become a better leader takes intention, thoughtful reflection, strategic personal goal setting, practice, and a whole lot of reading.
Time is the one thing we will always have less of. That’s why there are so many books on time management, to-do lists, productivity, changing habits, and project planning. Some of those books are little more than self-help claptrap. Others contain enough useful points to make them worth flipping through, but are far from life changing. However, the best time… Read more »
What are your long weekend 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 take back… Read more »
This summer, rather than dragging out the insipid beach-friendly reads with sand in their spines, why not bone up on practical skills and knowledge that can help you in your work? Many of these books are so brand-spankin’ new that I haven’t had a chance to read them yet. If this list isn’t enough, check last year’s… Read more »
If you’re one of the many in the grips of a cold, snowy winter, you might be looking for a good way to pass the time. And if you’re a local government employee or leader, I have a list of solutions. Here are my suggestions for 11 books anyone working in local government should read… Read more »