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

The deep-rooted problems with government

The deep-rooted problems with government

A conversation with Peter Schuck, author of “Why Government Fails So Often.“

What the Secret Service needs to do now

What the Secret Service needs to do now

An analysis of federal survey data shows the agency had been slipping for some time.

Bleeding the federal workforce

Bleeding the federal workforce

As his three decades in Congress draw to a close, Rep. Frank Wolf talks about government’s low morale.

Leadership lessons from baseball

Leadership lessons from baseball

Bad losses during a season? Bad days at the office? It’s all kind of the same.