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

How to show leadership, even if you aren’t the leader

How to show leadership, even if you aren’t the leader

It’s okay to get frustrated at work. The trick is to remain intelligent while angry.

Treated poorly in the workplace?

Treated poorly in the workplace?

What to do when employees in your workplace say things like “This is kindergarten work” in front of others.

Tips for communicating better with your employees

Tips for communicating better with your employees

Only about half of federal workers are satisfied with the level of communication they receive from senior leaders.

Turning around an agency with the least satisfied government workers

Turning around an agency with the least satisfied government workers

If you put the word “pilot” on something, it buys you some time.