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

Keeping watch over Health and Human Services

Keeping watch over Health and Human Services

Inspector General Daniel Levinson talks about the leadership lessons he’s learned in a decade on the job.

How to diplomatically get out of horrible meetings

How to diplomatically get out of horrible meetings

What would it take to make meetings that are actually worthwhile and productive?

Bringing a city back from rock bottom

Bringing a city back from rock bottom

Tom Murphy, the former longtime mayor of Pittsburgh, talks about being both visionary and vexing to bring about change.

How to find time to develop your leadership skills

How to find time to develop your leadership skills

Don’t underestimate the power of breaking your goals into incremental steps.