Tag: Leadership Skills

6 Steps to Starting a Side Business

Filed in News by on January 26, 2016 Comments

Some federal employees work on the side, sometimes with their own business. However, federal workers must be careful before starting a venture as feds may have more restrictions than some in private industry. These are some tips to help those who may be exploring the possibility of setting up their own side business.

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How to Become a More Memorable Manager

Filed in News by on January 25, 2016 Comments

Public speaking is a difficult thing to do for many people. These are seven tips that can help to make you “the most memorable person in the room.”

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Take Charge, Be Active, and Be Honest

Filed in News by on January 20, 2016 Comments

The author says that when we write, it’s important to be active and take command of the words we write to make them our own. He illustrates this point with some examples of passive statements designed to deflect blame from the individuals making them.

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How To Pay For College Without Taking on Debt

Filed in News by on January 14, 2016 Comments

With the cost of college tuition skyrocketing, getting a degree without drowning in debt may seem nearly impossible. The author lists some options and benefits available to federal employees to help offset the growing costs of higher education.

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Writing It Tight And Getting To The Point

Filed in News by on January 7, 2016 Comments

The author says that when it comes to writing, it’s important to get to the point quickly and then back it up with details. He explains what he means and why this is important.

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Why You’ll Never Have Work/Life Balance

Filed in News by on December 22, 2015 Comments

Many people struggle with achieving a balance between work and their personal lives. The author explains why she believes this struggle exists.

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How To Get Rid of a Problem Employee… FOR GOOD

Filed in News by on December 16, 2015 Comments

The biggest challenge government supervisors face seems to be dealing with problem employees. The author provides some suggestions for dealing with these types of employees, and more specifically, ones that don’t involve firing them.

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‘I Don’t Want Your Sacrifice, I Need Your Gift.’ Signed, A Grateful Nation

Filed in News by on October 29, 2015 Comments

The author says that sacrifice is the one thing that is not needed, or even wanted, from federal employees. She explains what she means and what she thinks is a better approach in terms of motivating federal workers.

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