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Obama To Federal Agencies: Turn Off Your Swag

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Any federal employees looking to turn their swag on anytime soon could likely be stopped by President Barack Obama. And the creators of said swag are ...

Preparing for What the Supercommittee Has in Store for Federal Agencies

Tom Fox | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

While there is no easy way to deal with the pain and difficult choices that lie ahead, it may be a good time to dust off some of those old books -- or discover new ones -- about leading change.

Federal Agencies Warned To Prepare For More Cuts

AOL Government | Wyatt Kash | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

Federal agency and department leaders should plan for a 5 percent reduction in discretionary spending in fiscal year 2013, and prepare for more cuts -...

The Federal Coach: Closing the Gap Between Managers and Staff at Your Federal Agency

Tom Fox | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Tom Fox

If there is a glaring divide at your agency, you need to right the ship. Here are a few options for both senior leaders and front-line supervisors to consider.

The Free Market Subterfuge

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

They are the free marketeers, those who advocate that corporations should be free-to- cheat-and-harm and-do-whatever-the-hell-they- want. They are th...

Credit, the CFPA, and Recovery

Tom Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Donohue

It's time for Congress and the Administration to work together to enact meaningful, bipartisan solutions to modernize financial regulation.

Stakes Are Too High for Posts to Stay Vacant

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

One year into Obama's term, about 200 of the roughly 500 top Senate-confirmed administration positions are still unfilled. We've seen this play before.

Add Workforce Woes to Cybersecurity Chief's Agenda

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Max Stier

The first-ever White House cybersecurity coordinator, needs to prioritize the training and hiring of a highly skilled cybersecurity team.

Practical Business Advice From a Chicago Drug Dealer

Ted Goeglein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ted Goeglein

It's unrealistic to pretend as though the drug business is not, in fact, a real industry, or that it has not infiltrated all levels of society, or that it's under control.

Federal Reserve Has Lowest Job Approval Rating; CDC, NASA Top List: Poll

Gallup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a time when Americans are discouraged about the direction of the country and hesitant about the scope of President Barack Obama's federal budget pl...

Rankings Offer Congress Insider View of Federal Agencies

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

If our legislative leaders really want a clearer picture of what's going on within the executive branch, they would be wise to listen closely to the opinions of government employees.