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Jul 5, 2022

Leadership, particularly in the public sector, requires a slate of skills. Decision making, communication and many other strengths are key to managing people and mission. Underlying so many of these skills is mindfulness, even if it doesn’t immediately come to mind.

Andrew Feldman is the founder and principal...


Jul 1, 2022

The United States has found itself facing many challenges in the decades since the turn of the century. From terrorism to a pandemics to climate change, the federal government’s work is and has been cut out for it. Government successes, however, are often less public than its struggles. Tom Shoop writes on...


Jun 30, 2022

The Thrift Savings Plan recently transitioned to a new recordkeeper, partially with the goal of giving investors a set of new web-based services. The transition, however, has been rougher than TSP officials anticipated, with a torrent of complaints coming from investors and users of the new interface.

GovExec Senior...


Jun 29, 2022

As part of its Management Agenda, the Biden administration has identified government customer service as a point of emphasis. The administration’s Management Agenda Vision document outlines how workforce improvements and customer service will go hand-in-hand to improving trust in government and mission...


Jun 28, 2022

 

For decades, June has marked Pride Month for LGBTQ+ communities across the U.S. Cities mark the month with parades and festivals, while other businesses often participate with various messages of solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community. Federal agencies fly Pride flags, but studies show that discrimination against...