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Ask the Fedcoach: July, 2011

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Keeping the 40-hour work week from feeling part time

Two readers ask how federal workers can cope with the increased workload.

By Tom Fox  |  05:17 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Admiral John Acton, director of DHS’s Leader Development, on lessons from crises

”You can really get a glimpse of a person’s character when they’re under stress.”

By Tom Fox  |  10:27 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Shaking a nightmarish political appointee

What can you do if a horrible scenario like this federal worker’s becomes reality?

By Tom Fox  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Debt ceiling uncertainty for federal workers

Once again federal employees must keep plowing ahead with their jobs as they wait for the proverbial shoe to drop.

By Tom Fox  |  02:24 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Richard Riley, former U.S. secretary of education, on his leadership lessons

The former secretary of education and two-term governor shares lessons from his career.

By Tom Fox  |  03:53 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/19/2011

No-cost leadership training ideas

Considering the current constraints, here are a couple budget-friendy ideas for staff development.

By Tom Fox  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 07/13/2011

John Kotter on leading change in your organization

“The place to start with your own team is to get over moaning about the problems.”

By Tom Fox  |  12:41 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/12/2011

The best leadership movies to get you inspired

There are many ways for federal managers to absorb the lessons of leadership — but it’s summer time, and living should be easy.

By Tom Fox  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 07/08/2011

The human resources black hole

This week a federal manager at the FDA asks how to keep paperwork from disappearing into the the HR department void.

By Tom Fox  |  12:53 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Ending homelessness: A leadership conversation with Rosanne Haggerty of Community Solutions

Rosanne Haggerty, founder of Common Ground Community, on revitalizing Times Square and starting a nonprofit with a big idea.

By Tom Fox  |  03:34 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)


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