Tom Fox
The Federal Coach

Tom Fox, of the Partnership for Public Service, explores workplace issues and provides advice for federal managers through analysis, interviews and reader Q&As in his Federal Coach blog for On Leadership.

Latest by Tom Fox

What makes some federal agencies better than others at innovation

What makes some federal agencies better than others at innovation

Government-wide employee data suggest that much more needs to be done to foster innovation within agencies.

Leadership lessons from the CIA

Leadership lessons from the CIA

Longtime analyst Timothy Kilbourn shares the management lessons he learned in his nearly three decades handling crises.

Dealing with discrimination in the federal workplace

Dealing with discrimination in the federal workplace

Harassment is the most commonly alleged issue in discrimination complaints filed by federal employees.

What makes good government leaders

What makes good government leaders

Being in a position of authority doesn’t mean you’re a leader.