leadership

‘The Premonition’: Two Takeaways for Government

Michael Lewis’ new book about the pandemic highlights public servants’ enduring challenges in navigating messy bureaucracies.

GovExec Daily: Honoring the Best in Government

Tom Shoop joins the show to discuss the Government Hall of Fame and The Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards.

What Introverts and Extroverts Can Learn From Each Other

Going against your instincts can help make you happier.

GovExec Daily: Are You Bringing Employees Back to an Unhealthy Workplace?

Michael Lee Stallard joins the podcast to discuss how to foster a better return to office.

If There Ever Was a Time We Needed a Government Hall of Fame …

It’s now. Luckily, we have one. And nominations are open for this year’s class of inductees, along with the annual Teddy Awards for leadership achievement.

Finalists for Government ‘Oscars’ Highlight Outstanding Federal Employees

The Partnership for Public Service’s annual awards program kicks off National Public Service Week.

Thriving Through the Ongoing Pandemic

Those who will be able to look back when the pandemic is finally over and feel they did more than just make it through have several attributes in common.

Are Reforms to the Federal Vacancies Act Still Needed Under President Biden? 

Experts say “yes.” A House lawmaker plans to reintroduce a bill soon to make improvements.   

GovExec Daily: The Utility of Breaks – And Breakdowns

GovExec contributors Michael Lee Stallard and Katharine P. Stallard join the podcast to discuss how a nervous breakdown can help during the pandemic.

The Importance of Leadership Communication in a Telework Environment

Senior leaders have a responsibility to foster trust and cohesion among staff. That requires a deliberate approach.

This Quick Morning Task Sparks Leadership Vibes

A quick reflection in the morning can leave you feeling like a leader at work, say researchers. Here are the prompts they suggest.

GovExec Daily: Mental Health in the Workplace

Steve Seiden, President and founder of Acquired Data Solutions, joins the podcast to discuss the import of emotional health at work.

New Blacks in Government President Reflects on Her Career During Women’s History Month

She was the first African American female to be appointed to the position of managing associate general counsel at the Government Accountability Office.

How New Agency Leaders Can Get Off to a Successful Start

Whether you’re a new appointee or a career executive starting a new assignment, take some advice from your predecessors.

The Business Case for Investing in Human Capital Management

The payoff will be improved agency performance—and the gains could be significant.

How Biden Can Restore the Economy and Much More: The Case for National Service

A large-scale national service initiative can put millions of Americans to work now and set in motion the process of repairing our country’s civic fabric.