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On leadership and nuclear power

Tom Fox | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Allison M. Macfarlane became chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) roughly a year ago, replacing former chairman Gregory Jaczko. Macfarl...

Stephen M. R. Covey's guide to building trust

Tom Fox | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

In today's federal environment, resources are constrained but the demand for services is higher than ever. Tom Fox spoke with best-selling author Step...

Rebuilding trust in government

Tom Fox | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

In May, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker launched the Volcker Alliance, in part to rebuild trust in government. Tom Fox spoke with long-ti...

Management Isn't a Quest for Scapegoats

Edward Muzio | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Edward Muzio

If you believe the most skeptical people (and statistics), there's a sizable population of employees out there who don't have much idea what's going on, and who get by largely by looking hectically busy and useful to others too overwhelmed to notice the deception.

Federal agencies not doing enough to build next generation of leaders

Tom Fox | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

Every successful team has a solid bench. In the sporting world, the Washington Redskins were able to withstand Robert Griffin III's injuries because t...

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP: 6 Tips For Effective Leadership

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Part of the challenge for leaders is that they are all human. And as humans, we are all flawed. That being said, what is effective leadership? Is it a title? Is it achieving goals? Is it inspiring others? Is it seeing a unique vision?

How To Be More Quotable, Connected And Collaborative

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

The only constant is change. The unprecedented speed of innovation, and technology led business transformations, is introducing process and communicat...

High Tech vs. Low Tech: How Human Interactions Put People Back Into Business

Amanda Schneider | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Digital technologies are amazing tools in the short-term but can have negative effects if relied upon for too long or too much.

Make Performance Appraisals Change Friendly

Ed Lawler | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

In addition to having the right structure and technology, a change friendly performance management system requires managers who are skilled in managing performance.

Managers, Like Messengers, Should Not Be Shot At

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Gil Laroya

Learn to leverage the managers in your organization, for the good of the company and it's efforts. Because a manager, like any messenger, it there to inform and enlighten, not to be shot at.

An Open Letter to My Mind

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

To be honest, as I've worked on this so far I've found that most of our millions of thoughts are actually pretty irrelevant. They aren't about being smart, and they aren't even all that clever. They are just an ongoing, buzzing distraction that keeps me from fully enjoying things.

Bridging the Generation Gap in the Workplace

Randy Hain | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Randy Hain

It doesn't require a radical makeover of our beliefs, values and organizational structures to prepare Gen Y for leadership. They view the world differently, but so did we at the beginning of our careers.

Why J. Crew's CEO Turned to My Wife for Fashion Advice

Chris DeRose | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business
Chris DeRose

"Sorry, I couldn't answer your call earlier. I just hung up with the CEO of J. Crew." So began an entirely unexpected conversation with my wife, who proceeded to share that Millard "Mickey" Drexler had shocked her with his call in response to an email she sent to the company's anonymous "J. Crew 24-7" address.

Only 4 out of 10 federal employees believe they're rewarded for good work

Tom Fox | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

The stars of Major League Baseball - including our very own Bryce Harper and Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals - join the mid-season All-S...

Biggest obstacles to decent health care in the developing world are managerial

Anjali Sastry | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Anjali Sastry

Picture yourself going to the doctor. You arrive by car, park nearby, and when you enter a receptionist greets you and checks your information on a co...

The New Global Leader, Part IV: Nick Parry, 'The Conflict Doctor'

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Nick shares his wisdom and insight with hosts of business leaders, teams and individuals as a life and intercultural coach, seminar leader and spiritual guide.

Reforming the Business School, a Pure Product of American Culture

Sunmin Kim | Posted 09.24.2013 | College
Sunmin Kim

No matter whether one is a European or American business school professor, there are conditions of academia that are more conducive to intellectual freedom and thus reforming.

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Choose the Right Vendor For Your Business

Yaniv Masjedi | Posted 09.24.2013 | Small Business
Yaniv Masjedi

Dive deep by setting up a meeting with your management team and department heads to hash out what you love, hate and want. What is on your wish list?

The Top 100 Most Social Customer Service Pros On Twitter

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

As the chief customer officer for Enterasys, I am very fortunate to be a member of an award-winning global customer service and support organization. ...

Shining a Light on Education's Invisible Lever: Talented Leaders and Managers

Scott Morgan | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Scott Morgan

Now, a decade into our work, Education Pioneers has amassed a significant amount of data on our more than 1,600 alumni.

Leadership Rehab

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

We all pick up bad habits as time goes on; it is part of human nature. In fact, the more senior we become and the more stripes we earn, the easier it is to lose awareness of our impact on other people.

With A Half-Billion Dollar IT Budget, She May Be The Best U.S. Gov CIO

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Casey Coleman, the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) knows a thing or two about the challenges that private...

Mavens' Advice On Digital Influence [INFOGRAPHIC]

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.21.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The world's best business and leadership experts share their insights to help CMOs, CIOs, and CEOs bolster their digital influence. This interactive i...

Talking leadership with the Patent and Trademark Office's Teresa Stanek Rea

Tom Fox | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Tom Fox

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently implemented the America Invents Act, a 2011 law designed to encourage innovation and sp...

About Leadership: Safety Is Core to Any Business

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

Russell Seal, who led BP Oil for many years, used to say 'If you can't manage safety, you can't manage' and I believe this to be true. If we cannot r...