leadership

How to Brainstorm Brilliant Ideas in Teams – without Sliding into ‘Groupthink’

With companies encouraging greater teamwork, an expert outlines how to innovate effectively and problem solve as a group.

Senator Calls on Biden to Fill OSTP Leadership Role

This is the second request urging the Biden administration to put forth a nominee for the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

How Managers Can Become More Effective Leaders

A new report from Gallup identifies seven leadership traits found among managers of high performing teams, and offers tips for how to develop these skills.

Kip Hawley Was An Uncommon Leader For All-Too-Common Times

The former Transportation Security Administration chief rose to the occasion -- twice -- and his is a model we need to emulate, Justin P. Oberman writes in this remembrance.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Will Be the First Black Woman Justice. Here’s How She Will Change the Supreme Court.

The Senate has voted to confirm Jackson, whose history-making confirmation sets up the first all-women liberal wing on the court. The 19th examines what she means to the Supreme Court and the legal profession.

GovExec Daily: The Remote Work Disconnect

Dr. Brianna Caza joins the podcast to discuss how organizations can foster connection during hybrid work.

Making the Case for a Federal Management Corps

The challenges facing the Veteran Benefits Administration may make it a good place to test a Management Corps.

How to Keep Your Brain Working Well as You Age

A new book offers tips on how to avoid serious cognitive issues as you get older.

GovExec Daily: How to Bring Employees Back Safely… and Comfortably

Laura Putnam joins the podcast to discuss how leaders can bring in a hybrid environment and return to offices.

Gender Bias Makes Humor at Work Tricky

Gender and status can each affect how well humor goes over at work, research finds.

Putin, Zelenskyy and Biden All Have Unique Leadership Styles

The current conflict in Ukraine has three key leaders, each of whom uses a different approach to the crisis.

GovExec Daily: What Managers Can Learn From Anthropologists

Steven L. Katz joins the podcast to discuss how managers can learn to lead better during the pandemic.

GovExec Daily: What Ketanji Brown Jackson Will Face on the Road to Confirmation

Dr. Emerald Christopher-Byrd joins the podcast to discuss Biden's Supreme Court nominee.

GovExec Daily: How High-Stress Leaders Can Balance Work and Life

Registered psychotherapist Paul Sheesley joins the podcast to discuss how to lead while managing emotional health.

Ready for Another Pandemic Malady? It’s Called ‘Decision Fatigue’

Pandemic living has come with a barrage of daily choices that have many of us complaining of a sort of brain freeze. That exhaustion is real, and it’s got a name: “decision fatigue.”

Culture Counts: Three Ways to Achieve Better Outcomes

Employees who describe their organization’s culture as healthy are more likely to collaborate with colleagues and less likely to leave their jobs.