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.

Are You Proud to be a Stressed-Out Leader?

By on May 20, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
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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Performance, Potential, and Promotion… Oh My!

By on May 6, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Performance, Potential, and Promotion… Oh My!

How can you achieve your full potential in your federal career? The author provides some inspirational advice.

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Soft Skills Are Harder Than They Seem

By on April 30, 2019 in Human Resources, Leadership with 0 Comments
Soft Skills Are Harder Than They Seem

The author says that federal HR managers often focus more on technical skills rather than soft skills when hiring which is a mistake.

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True Leaders Protect Their Employees: The Plight of Federal Workers

By on February 19, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
True Leaders Protect Their Employees: The Plight of Federal Workers

The author says that the lack of confirmed appointees at the MSPB and FLRA indicates a failure of leadership on the part of the president.

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Build a Wall? What Do Federal Employees Want?

By on January 9, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Build a Wall? What Do Federal Employees Want?

What do federal employees think of the shutdown and building a border wall? Here are the results from our survey on the subject.

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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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