Does it seem like you are always having to generate new ideas while people around you seem idea poor? While you may have been recognized and promoted based on your ability to generate a lot of ideas, have you considered that as a leader acting as a fountain of ideas may result in others holding… Read more »
It is a mindful bureaucracy that responds to and addresses real needs and eagerly welcomes challenges and tests over time.
For the past seven years, GovLoop has run our NextGen Leadership Program. The six-month program is designed to help government employees unlock their leadership potential to get to the next step in their careers. In order to achieve that goal, govies are paired with a mentor, participate in multiple online trainings on everything fromthe StrengthsFinders Assessment… Read more »
Getting schedules under control means finding time to breathe and find the white spaces.
If asked to name innovative organizations, how many government entities spring to mind? Not enough. This does not mean, however, that there is a shortage of innovation in government.
Leaders often claim they have an open door policy. For this to be effective, they must also have an open mind policy.
In order to be effective, leaders today must have both style and substance. These traits will help leaders navigate the turbulent waters of government’s ebbs and flows.
Training budgets are often seen as nice-to-haves. But at a time when agencies are expected to increase performance while reducing the size and cost of their workforce, training is a necessity.
When facing extremely negative circumstances, your ability to make a difference can seem inadequate. This resulting sense of helplessness can cause you to freeze up and do nothing. Don’t give up. There are actions you can take so you don’t feel so helpless.
This list of movies is a must-see for govies!