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.
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
What can learning & development professionals do to create a flourishing workplace? What can the learning and development community do to address the needs and help elevate consciousness in the workplace towards flourishing?
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.
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
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 (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
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