leadership

Chemical Safety Board is ‘Withering Away,’ Says Environmental Group 

The organization hopes the Biden administration will do more to protect workers and communities with industrial plants, but the agency says it's fully engaged in its mission. 

GovExec Daily: The Trump Presidency's Effect on Workforce Management

Dr. Donald F. Kettl joins the podcast to look retrospectively at the past four years and how they've shaped the management of the civil service.

How the Biden Administration Can Supercharge Results by Using Evidence

Believe it or not, there has been progress over the last four years in the use of evidence and data to inform decision-making. The new administration can build on those gains.

Workers Are Looking for Direction from Management – and Any Map Is Better Than No Map

Without some sense of direction, burned out employees simply can’t be reengaged via another virtual happy hour.

What Know-It-Alls Don’t Know, or the Illusion of Competence

The problem is that when people are incompetent, not only do they reach wrong conclusions and make unfortunate choices, they also are robbed of the ability to realize their mistakes.

Historical Thinking for Resilient Leaders

The smartest leaders recognize how little they really know and make up for it by leveraging a broad knowledge of history to navigate what are always rough seas.

Global Media Agency Head Replaces Acting Voice of America Director 

This is the latest in a series of controversial moves by Michael Pack during his six months in office.

Lead Like Leo: Lessons From ‘The West Wing’

Those taking the reins in Washington could benefit from binge-watching the classic political drama.

GovExec Daily: Political Leadership and Communication During Divisive Times

Communications expert Eric Yaverbaum joins the podcast to discuss how Joe Biden can try to bring people together when he takes office in January.

GovExec Daily: Knowledge Management Across Agencies

Tesla Government's Andrea Castle joins the podcast to discuss how government can collaborate better.

GovExec Daily: Change Management at HHS

Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Award winner Dr. Priscilla Clark and Carl Sciacchitano join the podcast to talk about ReImagine HHS.

Opinion: Scoundrels, Saints, and the Fiction of Individual Genius

In the shadows of every celebrated scientist, there are other contributors who may be more deserving of our adulation.

GovExec Daily: How to Foster a Culture of Civility and Empathy

Former State Department official Shelby Scarbrough joins the podcast to discuss her book that draws from George Washington's rules for civility.

GovExec Daily: Fostering a Culture of Connection in the Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard joins the podcast to discuss how leaders can keep staff connected, even during the pandemic.

We Have the Manufacturing Might to Fight COVID-19

What we lack is a national plan and coordination.

Help Us Find the Government’s Boldest Innovators  

Nominations are open for BOLD Gov 2020, a showcase for federal innovation.

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.