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.

Can You Be A Good Negotiator?

November 27, 2020 10:18 AM
Can You Be A Good Negotiator?

Do you have what it takes to be a good negotiator? The author shares his basic rules for excelling at negotiating.

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What is Your Relationship with Money?

June 15, 2020 11:16 AM
What is Your Relationship with Money?

What are your feelings about money? The author says how you use this important tool can help you achieve your life goals.

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7 Keys To Handle A Crushing Failure

7 Keys To Handle A Crushing Failure

When you don’t get something you were really hoping for, how do you work to move past the disappointment? These are some steps you can take.

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Career Federal Employees in Forefront of COVID-19 Effort

April 15, 2020 10:55 AM , Updated August 14, 2020 12:33 PM

Two long-time federal employees are front and center amid government efforts to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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The Morning Stand-Up: An Old Military Staple Promotes Productivity During a Pandemic

April 15, 2020 8:46 AM , Updated April 27, 2020 10:19 AM
The Morning Stand-Up: An Old Military Staple Promotes Productivity During a Pandemic

The author describes a practice he learned in the military known as the morning stand up and discusses how it can help in this new remote work era.

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Reflections on 41 Years in and Around Government

December 15, 2019 7:43 AM , Updated December 30, 2019 1:31 PM
Reflections on 41 Years in and Around Government

The author reflects on lessons learned from a long and successful career with both the government and private sector.

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Weathering the Storm of 360 Feedback

November 20, 2019 10:27 AM
Weathering the Storm of 360 Feedback

Are you using 360 feedback constructively? The author explains a better way to utilize it.

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“It’s Not Me, It’s You!” How to Handle Toxic Coworkers

September 8, 2019 11:31 AM
“It’s Not Me, It’s You!” How to Handle Toxic Coworkers

Most of us have had to deal with toxic co-workers at some point in our careers. The author provides some advice on how to ease the frustration.

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How to Handle Your Bad Boss and Move on With Life

How to Handle Your Bad Boss and Move on With Life

How do you deal with the boss from hell? The author provides some tips for federal employees facing this situation.

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Are You Proud to be a Stressed-Out Leader?

Are You Proud to be a Stressed-Out Leader?

Is stress taking a toll on your body, job or personal life? The author recounts how stress was destroying her workplace and health and how she overcame it.

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