In government, a karass (a term borrowed from Kurt Vonnegut) is a group of people hidden in an organization who can help us. Everyone’s karass is built on genuine relationships, often in unexpected places. Here’s how to cultivate yours.
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Good leaders are intentional about the type of leader they want to be and what they want their leadership to accomplish.
Whatever challenge you’re dealing with, this powerful question can help you find your way forward.
We all want to be heard and understood, especially in a difficult conversation. Ask yourself these four questions beforehand to help your message come across clearly and compassionately to the listener.
In the past, an employee’s relationship with their direct supervisor was found to be one of the most influential factors on whether or not the employee enjoyed their job. However, this dynamic has begun to change.
We know a workplace culture of kindness has the power to make our daily grind more meaningful and effective. But how do we get there? Here are some simple, practical ways we can show kindness to our colleagues and begin this ripple effect we all want to see at work.
At the heart of collaboration is the desire to give. How can we encourage employees to give so that everyone benefits?
Want to have a successful career? Be a great leader? Help your team and organization perform better? No matter what your current position or future goals, there’s one thing that will impact your career even more than competence or expertise – they way you treat others.
Learning the work personalities of your colleagues can give you a big leg up in your federal career.