leadership

How Public Sector Women Lead

The Partnership for Public Service's Emily Kalnicky joins the podcast to discuss research on gender and leadership.

Why You Should Give the Gift of Mindfulness This New Year

Mindfulness can teach us to be more present – not just for ourselves, but also for our colleagues, friends and loved ones.

GovExec Daily: Learning from Elon Musk's Twitter Management Mistakes

TalenTrust's Kathleen Quinn Votaw joins the podcast to discuss leadership lessons from the Twitter takeover.

GovExec Daily: Why Women Execs Are Leaving Their Jobs During the 'Great Breakup'

HR expert Barbie Winterbottom joins the podcast to discuss gender, management and the workplace.

GovExec Daily: Leadership, Workforce Development and OPM

Eric Katz speaks to OPM's Bahar Niakan about the Center for Leadership Development.

GovExec Daily: Keeping Public Sector Workers Engaged Across Generations

The Partnership For Public Service's Paul Pietsch joins the podcast to discuss a new report on managing Generation Z and Generation X.

GovExec Daily: Diversity and Inclusion Are Key Parts of Modern Management

Author, CEO and businessman Donald Thompson joins the podcast to discuss how organizations can bring DEI into their work.

Future Air Force Officers Get a 30,000-Foot View of Death in This Course

Views on death and the afterlife vary from person to person and culture to culture. This course gives Air Force cadets a broad perspective on mortality and its effects on people and society.

Employers Are Concerned About Covering Workers’ Mental Health Needs, Survey Finds

Nearly half of large employers report that increasing numbers of their workers were using mental health services, according to a KFF annual employer survey. Yet almost a third of those employers said their health plan’s network didn’t have enough behavioral health care providers for employees to have timely access to the care they need.

Building a More Diverse Public Sector Hiring Pipeline

Local governments are rethinking how they go about connecting with job candidates. “It’s just not enough to post a position and then say we have no qualified diverse talent,” says one official.

The Presidential Innovation Fellows Program Turned 10, What’s Next?

Presidential Innovations Fellow Director Rebeca Lamadrid discussed the “stay flexible” mentality of the program and where it is heading for its next 10 years.

Managers, Err On The Side Of Too Much Communication

It's better for managers to give employees too much communication than too little, researchers report.

GovExec Daily: Getting Things Done in a Bureaucracy

Former agency officials Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai join the podcast to discuss their new book.

Queen Elizabeth Dead at 96

Prince Charles to become king after Britain’s longest-serving monarch and most prominent global leader passes at Balmoral, Scotland.

People Think They Should Talk Less to Be Liked, but New Research Suggests You Should Speak up in Conversations with Strangers

The common advice to let the other person talk more might backfire if you want to make a positive first impression.

The Perks of Positivity May Depend on Race and Culture

"There may be nuance in terms of what positive psychological factors protect people, depending on their race and their culture...""

Human Nature Can Steer People Away from New Things – and that Can Blind Them to Novel Threats

Those who seek to cause harm are as capable of generating creative ideas as anyone else. Two psychologists and counterterrorism scholars suggest how not to overlook a new danger.