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Battling the Mind Bugs

March 7, 2012 Most everyone has dealt with a buggy software program—one that seems to work perfectly until a little glitch throws things out of whack. And it’s likely you’ve had workdays that played out that way, says business adviser and author Larry J. Bloom, adding managers must battle the bugs in their...

Battling the Mind Bugs

March 1, 2012 Most everyone has dealt with a buggy software program—one that seems to work perfectly until a little glitch throws things out of whack. And it’s likely you’ve had workdays that played out that way, says business adviser and author Larry J. Bloom, adding managers must battle the bugs in their...

Who Are the Real The Job Creators?

February 22, 2012 We've been hearing the term on a loop for the past year or so -- “job creator.” In Congress, this phrase has become synonymous with entrepreneur or small business owner, showing the extent to which some lawmakers are hanging their hopes for economic recovery on those individuals. But aren’t managers...

Making Young Employees Feel at Home

February 15, 2012 It has become something of a trend, in government and elsewhere, to bash Millennial employees -- those 30 and younger who came of age immersed in a technological world. But rather than criticize their perceived weaknesses, a good manager can foster the type of analytical thinking and problem-solving that can...

The Job Creator

February 1, 2012 On a loop for the past year or so—“job creator.” In Congress, this phrase has become synonymous with entrepreneur or small business owner, showing the extent to which some lawmakers are hanging their hopes for economic recovery on those individuals. But aren’t managers true job creators? Several months ago, Esther...

Intern Inquisition

January 18, 2012 With the new year in full swing, some federal offices may be starting to think about searching for summer interns. While, of course, agency managers must be vigilant about following federal rules and regulations on interns, they do have some leeway and should take the time on the front end...

The New Boss in Town

January 4, 2012 New managers are expected to implement changes and improvements. But there is a fine line between making clear that things will be different and setting fire to what is familiar to employees. A manager who successfully toes the line between a new regime and a scorched-earth policy can set the...

The New Boss in Town

January 1, 2012 Managers must initially establish a climate for change-but not too much or too fast. New managers are expected to implement changes and improvements. But there is a fine line between making clear that things will be different and setting fire to what is familiar to employees. A manager who successfully...

Holiday Hazards

December 7, 2011 Federal managers and employees seem to have more than usual to worry about this holiday season, from a new snow policy to the possibility of extended pay freezes. But even during less anxiety-ridden times, navigating the gifts and parties that come with the holidays can be tricky for federal managers....

Putting Out the Fires

December 1, 2011 Tackling the most dreaded tasks upfront can help you breeze through the rest of your to-do list. There's a saying that if you wake up every morning and the first thing you do is eat a live frog, nothing worse can happen for the rest of the day. According to...

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