Government Executive - Management and analysis about running federal operationsen-usThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:16:42 -0400Burden of Proof: The New Reality for Senior Execs at VA executives have few options under final reform rules.Eric KatzThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:16:42 -0400 / Shutterstock.comUSAID Watchdog Softened Audits, Whistleblowers Tell Post IG withdraws nomination in advance of report.Charles S. ClarkThu, 23 Oct 2014 15:22:28 -0400 IG Michael Carroll Flickr user OversightandReformEverything You Need to Know About Introverted Leaders introverted leaders build a structure that works for them.Max Nisen, QuartzThu, 23 Oct 2014 15:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesBill Gates has been described many times as an introverted leader.JStone / Shutterstock.comLet the Body Rest, for the Sake of the Brain deprivation can take a heavy mental toll.Cody C. Delistraty, The AtlanticThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesWarren Goldswain/Shutterstock.comHistory of Management Missteps Contributes to CDC’s Credibility Gap point to potentially dangerous breaches in protocol spanning at least two presidential administrations.Charles S. ClarkThu, 23 Oct 2014 12:04:50 -0400 Director Tom Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill on efforts to fight Ebola. J. Scott Applewhite/APThe Capitol Christmas Tree Is Campaigning Harder Than You Are stops in 30 days? No problem for this spruce.Marina Koren, National JournalThu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0400 Cam/ file photoAre You Fit to Lead? connection between transformational leadership and high-intensity interval training.Scott EblinThu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Executive Coachwavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.comFunding Hikes to Combat Health Care Fraud Could Pay Off, CBO Says examines budget impact of Justice and HHS efforts to reduce improper payments.Charles S. ClarkWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:20:34 -0400 / Shutterstock.comHow to Write a Business Letter: Advice From the 18th Century too can sound like a rich, proper, old English gentleman with guidance from their charming correspondence manuals.Shannon Chamberlain, The AtlanticWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesUK Portrait GalleryHow to Feel Amazing in Five Minutes you take the time to lean in and listen to someone, it does wonders for the soul.Scott EblinWed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Executive Coachjanecat/Shutterstock.comThe Introverted Face put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone.James Hamblin, MD, The AtlanticTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:39:38 -0400 - Promising Practicespatrice6000/Shutterstock.comDoes CDC Need More Authority to Enforce Its Own Ebola Protocols? agency must rely on hospitals to follow its guidance, and OSHA to enforce the rules.Charles S. ClarkTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:00:28 -0400 personnel escort Nina Pham, one of the nurses who contracted Ebola in Dallas, to an aircraft. Tony Gutierrez/APHomeland Security Announces Travel Restrictions to Stall Ebola Outbreak between the U.S. and Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea will now require additional screenings.Sarah Mimms, National JournalTue, 21 Oct 2014 12:32:13 -0400 Security chief Jeh Johnson announced the plan Tuesday.Kelly Lowery/Defense Department$7 Billion Bid to Wean Afghanistan From Opium Trade Is a Bust inspector general reports poppy farming levels are at an all-time high.Charles S. ClarkTue, 21 Oct 2014 12:24:04 -0400 Department file photoIs the Recovery Act a Model for the Ebola Response? it takes a dramatic crisis to make the government work better.John Kamensky, IBM Center for the Business of GovernmentTue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practicesscenery2/Shutterstock.comWait, Why Another 'Czar'? fight Ebola, President Obama has appointed the U.S.'s latest ... Russian emperor? Here's a brief history of a strange title.Megan Garber, The AtlanticMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:46:58 -0400 Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, was the final Russian Czar.UK Royal Collection/Public DomainOverall Morale at VA Dips, Along With Faith in Leaders employees report a strong sense of mission and enthusiasm for their work despite challenges.Kellie LunneyMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:09:20 -0400 chief Bob McDonald holds a town hall meeting in Washington. The viewpoint survey was conducted before McDonald took over and made an effort to improve morale. Robert Turtil/VAFacebook to Feds: Stop Impersonating Our Users social network accused the DEA of threatening "the integrity of our community" by pretending to be a New York woman on the site.Dustin VolzMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:56:21 -0400 C / Shutterstock.comBuild a Better Brainstorm to bring more ideas to the table? There’s an app for that.Fred SchmalzMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 - Promising PracticesBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comAmid Ebola Scare, CDC Falls in Public’s Esteem shows FBI as only civilian agency respected by majority of Americans.Charles S. ClarkMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:42:03 -0400 for Disease Control and Prevention file photoWhite House Sheep, a History 1918, President Wilson wanted sheep. But trouble lurked.Brian Resnick, National JournalSat, 18 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 of CongressU.S. Hospitals Aren't 'Ebola-Ready' workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus.Olga Khazan, The AtlanticFri, 17 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400 staff in protective gear escort Nina Pham to a plane at Dallas' Love Field.Tony Gutierrez/APWhat Exactly Does an Administration 'Czar' Do? Obama is expected to name a new Ebola czar. A look at his administration’s past crisis czars gives some indication of how that will work out.Lucia Graves, Emma Roller, and Rebecca Nelson, National JournalFri, 17 Oct 2014 15:25:46 -0400 Izzotti/Shutterstock.comOptimism Is the Enemy of Action thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.Magdalena Puniewska, The AtlanticFri, 17 Oct 2014 15:00:00 -0400 - Promising Practicesalexsvirid/Shutterstock.comLaptops, Confidential Documents Left Sitting Out in GSA’s New Open Office’s surprise inspection uncovers performance reviews and contractor selection reports on desks.Charles S. ClarkFri, 17 Oct 2014 13:48:46 -0400 /