Leadership

From writing to advancing in your career, you will find tips from our authors on how to become a better leader in your job.

How I Met Oprah Winfrey

By on October 4, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How I Met Oprah Winfrey

The author recounts how a postage stamp helped her overcome depression, ultimately leading her to meet Oprah Winfrey.

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3 Terrifying Secrets to Real Employee Engagement

By on September 25, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
3 Terrifying Secrets to Real Employee Engagement

The author says there are 3 key problems that prevent employees from being fully engaged in an organization and explains how to overcome them.

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Why Should I Listen to You?!

By on August 13, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Why Should I Listen to You?!

How do you convince somebody of your credibility? The author presents three tips to help you win influence in the workplace.

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Stop Cleaning Your Car

By on July 18, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Stop Cleaning Your Car

Do you have a task you don’t like doing that you could outsource? The author explains how delegating can give you more time to focus on more important things.

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Continuous Improvement Will Kill Your Team and Your Career!

By on June 28, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Continuous Improvement Will Kill Your Team and Your Career!

The author says that the concept of “continuous improvement” leads to frustration and burnout. She proposes a better approach.

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Traditional Leadership Training Actually Makes Matters Worse

By on April 24, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Traditional Leadership Training Actually Makes Matters Worse

The author says that if you really want to increase employee engagement, your have to stop looking in the traditional places for the solutions.

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When is it Too Late for a Career Change? Maybe Never

By on April 2, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
When is it Too Late for a Career Change? Maybe Never

If you are midway through your federal career, is it too late for you to make a change? The author says not only is it not too late, it could be good for you.

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Is Your Government Job Turning You Into A Charity Case?

By on March 25, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Is Your Government Job Turning You Into A Charity Case?

Is your job leaving you feeling angry or burned out? The author explains how this can make you feel like a charity case and how you can reverse the trend.

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Beatings Will Continue Until Performance Improves

By on February 8, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Beatings Will Continue Until Performance Improves

“Accountability” often means that somebody needs to be fired. The author says a more productive approach in the workplace is to instead celebrate incremental progress.

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The Personal ROI of Happy in Government

By on January 24, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The Personal ROI of Happy in Government

Happy employees make for more engaged employees. The author explains how this applies to federal employment.

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