Government Executive - Management and analysis about running federal operationsen-usFri, 27 Feb 2015 11:59:00 -0500NASA Satellite Program Shows Rain Information in Detail Global Precipitation Measurement gives an unprecedented view of global precipitation available in near real time.Brian Kahn, QuartzFri, 27 Feb 2015 11:59:00 -0500 Weather: Better for Work, Terrible for Everything Else is the winter of our productivity.Bourree Lam, The AtlanticFri, 27 Feb 2015 10:03:46 -0500 - Promising PracticesAndrew F. Kazmierski / file photoVet Group Wants to Turn Veterans Health Administration Into Amtrak would transform federal agency into a government-chartered nonprofit and give vets a private health care option.Kellie LunneyThu, 26 Feb 2015 17:07:16 -0500 Marco Rubio, R-Fla. , said the current VHA model doesn't work anymore. J. Scott Applewhite/APStressed? It’s Not How Much You Do, It’s How You Do It anxiety, especially in high-pressure situations, can be a drain on the body’s resources.Sonali Kohli, QuartzThu, 26 Feb 2015 16:21:05 -0500 - Promising PracticesKieferPix/Shutterstock.comFeds Dismiss Google's Fears Over FBI’s Hacking Power’s claim that the expansion of search warrant authority is a “monumental” constitutional threat is grounded in inaccuracies, the Justice Department said.Dustin Volz, National JournalThu, 26 Feb 2015 16:00:31 -0500 / Shutterstock.comEven the Best Cover Letter Isn’t As Good As a Two Minute Conversation's harder to ignore the phone than written correspondence.Max Nisen, QuartzThu, 26 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 - Promising PracticesGajus/Shutterstock.comLoretta Lynch's Nomination to Succeed Eric Holder Passes Its First Test's nomination will go to the full Senate floor after passing out of committee 12-8.Rachel Roubein, National JournalThu, 26 Feb 2015 12:33:24 -0500 Loretta Lynch closes her eyes as she finishes being sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in January. J. Scott Applewhite/APThe Five Paradoxes of Continuous Improvement approaches to innovation can actually kill creativity.Joakim AhlströmThu, 26 Feb 2015 10:00:00 -0500 - Promising Practicespatpitchaya/Shutterstock.comWashington Agencies Open on Two-Hour Delay falls during morning rush hour.GovExec StaffThu, 26 Feb 2015 05:42:14 -0500 imantsu/Shutterstock.comWatchdog Dings Coast Guard for Lax Travel Spending Oversight agency spent nearly $4.5 million over four years for medical care travel for certain service members – and some of it might have been unnecessary.Kellie LunneyWed, 25 Feb 2015 15:05:47 -0500 / Shutterstock.comWhy the Gap Between Worker Pay and Productivity Is So Problematic has become more efficient and profitable, but employees aren't sharing in the benefits.Gillian B. White, The AtlanticWed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 - Promising PracticesJosh randall/Shutterstock.comHow Not to Kill Employee Engagement death by brownbag and other well-intentioned morale busters.Gleason Rowe, Corner AllianceWed, 25 Feb 2015 10:00:00 -0500 - Promising Practices186PIX/Shutterstock.comEmbattled Safety Agency Head Used Personal Email -- Report Safety Board head cited "hostile environment" in keeping emails private.Jason Plautz, National JournalWed, 25 Feb 2015 09:16:11 -0500 Humphrey/AP File PhotoThe Architectural Theory That’s Killing Personal Space at Work space at work can help spark creativity, but it has a cost.Max Nisen, QuartzTue, 24 Feb 2015 15:00:00 -0500 - Promising Practicespcruciatti / Shutterstock.comEnvironmentalists Protest Forest Service Job Cuts 2016 budget proposes eliminating 133 jobs in law enforcement.Charles S. ClarkTue, 24 Feb 2015 14:20:25 -0500 in Olympic National Forest in Washington state. U.S. Forest ServiceThe Salary Increase You Can Expect From a Graduate Degree, By Major graphical guide to the returns on extra schooling.Max Nisen, QuartzTue, 24 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500 - Promising PracticesZholobov Vadim/Shutterstock.comHow Diverse Should Your Team Be? data point to a sweet spot in balancing diversity and similarity of skills.Hillary RosnerTue, 24 Feb 2015 09:00:00 -0500 - Promising PracticesValentin Valkov/Shutterstock.comWhat Would You Say in Your Acceptance Speech? about what message you'd want to send, if you had 60 seconds on stage at the Oscars.Scott EblinMon, 23 Feb 2015 16:00:00 -0500 - Executive CoachFeatureflash/Shutterstock.comNational Archives Chief Outlines 80-Year Cleanup Job from the Obama administration have topped 1 billion.Charles S. ClarkMon, 23 Feb 2015 14:16:55 -0500 of the United States David FerrieroFlickr user Kim Walker/Elon University5 Ways to Make Your Management Consultants More Effective you seek outside advice, the worst thing you can do is not listen.Steve GoodrichMon, 23 Feb 2015 13:53:25 -0500 - Promising PracticesIsmagilov/Shutterstock.comCountdown to a Homeland Security Shutdown is set to expire Friday., National JournalMon, 23 Feb 2015 11:18:10 -0500 Coffee? You Should Probably Be Drinking Even More caffeine addicts will be glad to hear the results of this new study., QuartzMon, 23 Feb 2015 10:33:47 -0500 - Promising PracticesKichigin/Shutterstock.comBeware of the Unpaid TSA Agent Obama administration's latest DHS shutdown warning focuses on the federal workers who won't get their paychecks.Rachel Roubein, National JournalMon, 23 Feb 2015 09:59:19 -0500 Lennihan/AP file photoHealth and Human Services Messed Up 800,000 Obamacare Tax Forms received incorrect information about their subsidies.Sam Baker, National JournalFri, 20 Feb 2015 15:47:10 -0500 txking / Shutterstock.comBroadcasting Board’s New CEO: 'I Didn't Come Here to Cut' Lack tells troubled staff he is aiming for growth.Charles S. ClarkFri, 20 Feb 2015 14:15:48 -0500 BBG chief executive Andrew Lack. BBG