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.

Don’t Cancel Federal Diversity Training, Fix It

Our research shows that mandatory, cookie-cutter training with slides explaining “implicit bias” and other forms of discrimination are largely ineffective and sometimes counterproductive.

Confronting Racism is Our American Duty

Any guidance on how employees can better understand and respect others is a sign of progress in a civilized society, not a threat to it, argues the leader of the National Treasury Employees Union.

Coronavirus Roundup: CDC has ‘Limited Role’ in White House Contact Tracing; White House Employees at Risk

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Reading Too Much Political News Is Bad for Your Well-Being

Obsessing over politics could hurt your happiness and your relationships.

GovExec Daily: The White House COVID-19 Outbreak

 Katherine McIntire Peters joins the podcast to discuss the president's diagnosis and the workplace safety measures at the White House.

Coronavirus Roundup: More Top Officials Test Positive or Go Into Quarantine; HHS Whistleblower Resigns

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

Federal Workplaces Aren’t Safe — My Husband Died After Contracting COVID-19 in One

A visibly sick co-worker and insufficient safety protocols created unnecessary risk at a Virginia facility.

The People Trump Came Home To

The president’s behavior threatens the very employees charged with taking care of him.

Fauci and Other Exceptional Feds to Be Honored at Service to America Awards

Ten government winners among 27 finalists will be recognized at the annual “Oscars of government service.”

Science Untangles the Elusive Power and Influence of Hope in Our Lives

Hope – tied to action – can be a powerful catalyst for success."