leadership

Family Photos at Work Curb Fraud and Unethical Activity

When employees display photos of their friends and family at work, they're less likely to engage in fraud or unethical behavior, researchers say.

GovExec Daily: Avoiding a Toxic Work Environment

Labor and employment attorney David Barron talks to the podcast about how employers and employees can stay away from hostile environments.

The Response to the Y2K Challenge Offers Lessons for the Pandemic

Only the federal government can provide the leadership necessary to energize the national resources necessary to meet such a challenge. But it can't do it alone.

Black Women Are Promoted at Far Lower Rates Than White Men, Report Finds

The report, released by Lean In, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s foundation, also found that Black women are underrepresented in top leadership positions.

How to Prepare for Rising Stress Ahead

Now is a good time to take an honest look at how you are handling your current level of stress and consider proactive steps you should take as we head toward the fall.

CDC ‘Should Be Leading the Way’ in Pandemic Decisions, Says Former Director

Dr. Tom Frieden speaks about the recent switch from CDC to HHS collecting coronavirus data. 

History Does Repeat Itself: Lessons from the Polio Vaccine

Creating a safe vaccine is one thing; distributing it fairly and effectively is an altogether different challenge.

America’s Innovation Engine Is Slowing

Universities are in trouble and the influx of brainpower from overseas is shrinking. The long-term consequences could be disastrous.

Blacks in Government President Seeks to Boost Recruiting, Mentoring and Advocacy at Federal Agencies 

"Diversity in the federal government enhances problem-solving ability by introducing new and diverse ways of thinking and is tied to mission effectiveness,"  says Doris Sartor. 

Does the COVID-19 Crisis Cap 25 Years of Government Blunders?

"What went wrong? The answer is: Almost everything went wrong, and almost everything that did go wrong had been foretold."

Meet the Researcher Leading NIH’s COVID-19 Vaccine Development Efforts

A conversation with Dr. John Mascola, director of the vaccine research center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Ensuring a Safe Return to the Office While Fostering Employee Connection

Most people know what to do; whether they actually do it is a different matter.

GovExec Daily: Change as Leadership Constant

Grant Thornton's Nina Kern joins the podcast to discuss why leadership can adapt to a constantly changing world.

How Managers Can Keep Employee Morale High Right Now

These are challenging times, but there are ways to help your staff.

Building Extraordinary Teams: Lessons from the ‘Hanoi Hilton’

Government executives could learn from Admiral Jim Stockdale’s principles for leading and unifying a diverse group of individuals.

American Leadership Can Save Lives: An Interview with Former USAID Administrator Mark Green

“The key to being a good leader is to begin with a clear vision, but then be willing to listen to others for their ideas on how to adapt that vision to circumstances,” Ambassador Green says.