Government Executive - All Content is government's business news daily and the premier Web site for federal managers and executives.en-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 16:05:30 -0400Is BBG Missing Opportunities With Its Coverage of the Ukraine Crisis? of America’s Russia programming defended as widely heard in region despite obstacles.Charles S. ClarkFri, 18 Apr 2014 16:05:30 -0400 have been gathering in Kiev for months.Emilio Morenatti/AP8 Reasons Small Teams Work Better your group can’t be fed with two pizzas, it’s probably too big.Rich KarlgaardFri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesJag_cz/Shutterstock.comThe IRS Isn’t Regulating Most of the People You Pay to File Your Taxes tax 'preparers' are making a lot of mistakes, GAO finds.Eric KatzFri, 18 Apr 2014 15:55:06 -0400 Pat Carter/APThe Psychologist Behind the CIA's Torture Program Desperately Wants to Speak Out agreements with the government are holding him back.Connor Simpson, The WireFri, 18 Apr 2014 15:14:37 -0400 Clinton's New Book Title Has Already Been Used by a Former Secretary of State names: so cliche that they're bound to repeat.Matt Berman, National JournalFri, 18 Apr 2014 14:25:21 -0400 D. Franklin/AP3 Myths That Cripple Acquisition: No. 1 Government Can Be Perfect it will take to set realistic expectations for federal programs.Kymm McCabeFri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Perk Gives Federal Employees a Break on the Cost of Education between OPM and University of Maryland University College will offer feds a 25 percent discount on out-of-state tuition.Kellie LunneyFri, 18 Apr 2014 13:19:58 -0400 & Benefitszimmytws/Shutterstock.comAnalysis: We Need More Secrecy government transparency can be the enemy of liberty.David Frum, The AtlanticFri, 18 Apr 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Nivens/Shutterstock.comEdward Snowden Says He Was Challenging Vladimir Putin, Not Helping Him leaker defended his decision to participate in the conversation in a Guardian op-ed.Abby Ohlheiser, The WireFri, 18 Apr 2014 10:47:46 -0400 Yu/AP file photoCause of Deadly Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Remains a Mystery Safety Board is still investigating on one-year anniversary.Sara Morrison, The WireFri, 18 Apr 2014 09:44:12 -0400 American and Texas flag fly side by side Friday, May 31, 2013, in West, Texas, atop the destroyed remains of the fertilizer plant that exploded killing 15 and injuring 200.Tony Gutierrez/APPlay of the Day: Will Chelsea Clinton's Baby Run For President in 2016? has baby fever after the announcement.Mauro Whiteman, National JournalFri, 18 Apr 2014 09:22:37 -0400 Bottari/APConservative Legal Group Unearths New IRS Lois Lerner Emails Republicans say her contact with Justice Department shows politicization.Charles S. ClarkThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:27:49 -0400 group says the documents show that Lois Lerner inquired at Justice as to “whether it was possible to criminally prosecute certain tax-exempt entities.”J. Scott Applewhite/AP file photoCould an Overhaul to the Federal Giving Drive Do More Harm Than Good? worry changes could drive away charities, donors.Eric KatzThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:04:16 -0400 Multitasking Slowing You Down? between projects can be inefficient and demoralizing.Jessica LoveThu, 17 Apr 2014 17:03:50 -0400 - Promising Practices SkegbyV/Shutterstock.comFound Money and tricks for accumulating a little extra cash for your retirement.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 17 Apr 2014 16:23:39 -0400 & Benefits - Retirement Planningisak55/Shutterstock.comFederal Gender Pay Gap Quiz: The Answers LunneyThu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:56 -0400 & BenefitsQuiz: Some Surprising Facts About the Federal Gender Pay Gap lot has changed for women in government in just the past two decades.Kellie LunneyThu, 17 Apr 2014 16:21:38 -0400 & BenefitsAirotkiv/Shutterstock.comEdward Snowden Makes Surprise Guest Appearance at Putin Q appeared via webcam to ask Putin to share his stance on mass surveillance of civilians.Danielle Wiener-Bronner, The WireThu, 17 Apr 2014 15:22:08 -0400 Snowden, displayed on television screens, asks a question to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a nationally televised question-and-answer session, in Moscow.Pavel Golovkin/APThe Complete Guide to Structuring Your Ideal Work Day’s our take on a top-notch schedule to maximize your productivity and happiness.Rachel Feltman, QuartzThu, 17 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practicesiluistrator/Shutterstock.comEric Holder Doesn’t Deserve to Be Paid, Republican Lawmakers Say introduces bill to prohibit feds held in contempt of Congress from receiving their salaries.Eric KatzThu, 17 Apr 2014 13:46:45 -0400 & BenefitsManuel Balce Ceneta/APBudget Vote Proves House GOP Can't Do Anything Big in 2014 the Goldilocks complex could be tough in an election year.Tim Alberta, National JournalThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:34:36 -0400 Scott Applewhite/APAre Your Employees Incompetent? 4 Reasons Why answers may change the way you lead.Alan Pentz, Corner AllianceThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:32:58 -0400 - Promising Practicessharpshutter/Shutterstock.comPlay of the Day: The Five Worst Jobs in America Surprisingly Don't Include Politician workers also don't make the list, surprisingly.Mauro Whiteman, National JournalThu, 17 Apr 2014 09:23:34 -0400 was the worst job on the list. PEPPERSMINT/Shutterstock.comMore Than 15,000 Federal Employees Make at Least $200K earning employees work at highly specialized agencies.Eric KatzThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0400 & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchMaryna Pleshkun/Shutterstock.com4 Ways the Workplace Has Become More Dangerous for preventing and handling threats and violence on the job.Harold ValentineWed, 16 Apr 2014 17:22:42 -0400 - Promising Practicesnito/