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.

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Julián Castro shares his thoughts on leadership

Julián Castro shares his thoughts on leadership

The former mayor of San Antonio talks about his new role leading the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

How to strengthen federal workers’ job satisfaction

How to strengthen federal workers’ job satisfaction

Government leaders should look to a few of the most-improved agencies for ideas.

How federal leaders can use the ‘Best Places to Work’ rankings

How federal leaders can use the ‘Best Places to Work’ rankings

The rankings come at a time when agency managers are being held more accountable for worker engagement.

Leadership books for your list

Leadership books for your list

As the holidays begin, here’s a look at several new books that would make for professionally useful gifts.