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Tom Fox

The Federal Coach


Denise Turner Roth talks about her approach to managing the federal agency.

  • Feb 10, 2016

There are a number of highly readable books that offer a great starting point and some helpful insights.

  • Jan 21, 2016

Deputy Secretary Nani Coloretti talks about what leaders at the Department of Housing and Urban Development are doing to make the agency a better place to work.

  • Jan 11, 2016

Some agency leaders routinely make every effort to explain away the poor results. But here’s a better approach.

  • Dec 9, 2015

Kevin McAleenan talks about his motivation for public service and the management challenges he faces.

  • Dec 2, 2015

It’s actually doable for federal agencies to mimic many of the performance-evaluation changes that private companies are initiating.

  • Nov 19, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson talks about the leadership and morale issues still facing the VA.

  • Nov 11, 2015

“One of the other great challenges is that we are losing our institutional knowledge.” Colvin said.

  • Nov 3, 2015

There are some common traits that stand out among the most effective government employees.

  • Oct 26, 2015

For supervisors ready to get serious about employees with chronic performance issues, here are some steps you can take.

  • Apr 19, 2013
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