Latest from Tom Fox

A four-star general’s leadership advice: ‘Communicate, communicate and communicate’

Lester Lyles, a retired Air Force four-star general, says "sometimes it’s just shutting up and listening to others."
  • Jun 4, 2018

Meet the man leading the charge against the global HIV/AIDS epidemic

"I think of those people from the early days all the time," says Tedd Ellerbrock, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mar 27, 2018

Leadership books for volatile and uncertain times

These authors offer insights into dealing with the daunting personal and workplace challenges.
  • Mar 1, 2018

Sen. Thom Tillis on why he expects his staffers to apply for other jobs

Also, his big idea for helping people get past politics to actually work together
  • Dec 28, 2017

Best Places to Work in the Federal Government data can point the way to better employee engagement

The Best Places to Work data provide many insights to what is happening in the workplace.
  • Dec 6, 2017

A conversation with the NIH director: On overseeing medical breakthroughs, making music and riding a Harley

Dr. Francis S. Collins says his management approach has changed over time
  • Nov 20, 2017

What Marine training can teach federal workers about leadership

Don't sit back and let leaders lead, book says. Anyone can influence outcomes and inspire others -- regardless of where they are on the organization chart.
  • Nov 6, 2017

Linda McMahon: How lessons from a wrestling empire can help the nation’s small businesses

'I created and grew a business. I understand what businesses go through, the ups and downs.'
  • Oct 24, 2017

The key role of the federal government’s chief operating officers

They can lead efforts to reorganize the government and bring in new ideas from the private sector
  • Sep 25, 2017

Leadership lessons from 40 years in the Coast Guard

'I like to share with our junior officers that it’s okay to make honest mistakes.'
  • Jun 27, 2017