Webinar: What Can Leaders Learn from a Cartoonist?

Virtual Event

Join us as John Kolm shows us another side to creativity at work, as well as some of his cartoons, leading us on a journey of what creativity and innovation in a government workplace really means.

Webinar: Handling Prickly People with Care

Virtual Event

We all encounter Prickly People - those thorny individuals whose irritating, exasperating, enraging, tiresome behaviors can wreak havoc destroying productivity and peace of mind.  This session presents various ‘prickly profiles’ (e.g., buzzer bees, back-attackers, etc.) and offers a few tips and tricks for empowering yourself to get along, make things work better, and preserve your peace in the presence of ... Read More

The State of the Congress and Political Impacts on the Federal Workforce in 2019 and Beyond

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

With the swirl of headlines and the churn among senior political appointees across all Departments and Agencies, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their work and striving towards achieving their agency’s mission.  Federal employees must remain apolitical at work, but certainly the changing political landscape can impact them in their day to day. 

Not Enough Time, Too Much Technology, and No Real Relationships

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Have we thought much about time in the digital age? What about its impact on relationships? How about technology? Does tweeting, facebook, etc equate to face-to-face exchange? What about when you combine all three? Do they sum up to engagement? This session discusses the complex interplay of these dynamics on human behavior, trust, and compassion with practical tips on how ... Read More

TOCAI19 Pre-Institute Workshops

Norfolk Waterside Marriott 235 E Main St, Norfolk, VA, United States

We are excited to pilot pre-Institute workshops for the 2019 Annual Institute. Our 80th year program theme continues as we are “Learning from our past. Leading into your future.” Join us for one of two free pre-conference workshops that will prepare you for your future. Workshops will be help on Sunday, April 28 and begin promptly at 1pm. You must ... Read More

Upward Bullying in the Workplace

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Upward bullying (UB) is not new to the lexicon of harassment in the workplace. It is often misunderstood and unrecognizable as a viable term and construct under the harassment banner by the masses. For instance, some men and many women described to their loved ones a sickening feeling they experienced in the workplace at the hands of an unrequested love ... Read More

The Current State of Congress

The City Club of Washington DC 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

  In this Professional Development Session, join Dr. Joshua Huder, Senior Fellow of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, as he discusses Congress, the presidency, its effects on the Federal workforce and American politics in 2019 and what’s in store for 2020 and beyond.  Josh joined the Government Affairs Institute as a Senior Fellow in 2013. He has taught courses on ... Read More