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Scott Eblin

Executive Coach Executive coach Scott Eblin’s goal is to help you succeed at the next level of leadership. Throughout the week, he’ll offer his take on the leadership lessons in the news and his advice on your most pressing leadership questions. A former government executive, Scott is a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and is the author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.
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Feedback Do's and Don'ts From American Idol

April 19, 2009 Looking for some clear lessons in productive ways to receive feedback? Or, conversely, some excellent examples of how not to receive feedback? Well, if you are, there's this TV show that runs on Tuesday nights that is full of examples on both sides of the equation. You may have heard...

How to Influence Your New Boss

April 16, 2009 With so many things in play, it's easy to lose track of all the major issues the Obama White House is dealing with. A couple of weeks ago, the focus was on the global economy and the G20 meeting. A few days earlier it was on establishing a new approach...

Who Am I and Why Am I Here?

April 15, 2009 Government Executive readers who have been around for awhile may remember those two questions from the late Admiral James Stockdale when he participated in the 1992 vice presidential debates with Al Gore and Dan Quayle. They strike me as two good questions to answer as I begin blogging for Government...