Loving and Laughing Your Way to Leadership

Chris

What’s missing with popular leadership models and frameworks? We’re facing a landscape of federal agencies that are constantly changing – artificial intelligence, five generations in the workplace, and matrixed organizations, to name a few. Leadership models will change. New variables, fancy graphics, and complex frameworks will be introduced every year. It’s guaranteed. But one thing will never change – the … Read More

February Roundtable Series: Creating a Coaching Culture- Part 3- Live Panel Q&A

Shanda

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from four heavy hitters in the Coaching Community. On February 16, 2021 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST we will host a live panel question and answer session with… Alan Myers, Founder and Director of the Federal Internal Coach Training Program Marykate Dougherty, Director of the Treasury Executive Institute Alan Fine, Founder and President of InsideOut … Read More

February Roundtable Series- Creating a Coaching Culture- Part 2- Practical Use

Shanda

KEEP THE GEARS MOVING! In order to support real-world application, you’ll receive additional materials and resources to DEEPEN your learning and put your coaching to practical use. You will receive an email with a link to all the resources we have for you but you can also join us on February 9, 2021 from 1:00-1:30 pm EST for an open … Read More

February Roundtable Series: Creating a Coaching Culture- Part 1- Live Webinar

Chris

Alan Myers, a Senior Instructional Designer at FDA and a Professional Certified Coach, combined his love of learning with his love of coaching to spearhead an effort to foster a culture of coaching across the Government. Alan pursued his vision of providing no cost coach training to create a cadre of effective and competent coaches across the Federal landscape. The … Read More

The State of Congress and Political Impacts on the Federal Workforce in 2021 and Beyond

Chris

2020 and the years leading up to it have created a very divisive and politically challenging environment for a number of Federal employees.  With shifting priorities, Agency consolidation recommendations, budget reductions, resignations of key senior administration officials coupled with a significant increase in departures of senior executive servants, Government employees find it sometimes difficult to remain focused on accomplishing their … Read More

Cultivating Motivation and Engagement

Chris

Leaders and supervisors are often tasked with ensuring that their employees are motivated and engaged. This can be a difficult endeavor for even the most experienced leader. Individuals are driven to work by a variety of internal and external factors that can change over time. For this reason, leaders must openly communicate with the members of their team to find … Read More

Discovering Your Own Immunity to Change

Chris

In order to begin the change process, it’s important to understand that there are hidden dynamics that prevent change. It is very hard to bring significant change without changes in individual behaviors. When we ask people to change their behaviors we ask them to change the meaning they give to those behaviors as well. That’s hard to do without considering … Read More

Authentic Leadership in a Context of Crisis

Chris

We each have an inner sense that tells us when we are experiencing authenticity, integrity, and congruency. However, that inner knowing can become clouded and distorted by fear. How can leaders provide assurance and confidence to move forward and through a crisis without false promises or blaming and shaming others to provide the the temporary security others may be seeking? … Read More

Managing Teams in a Remote Environment

Chris

In a world where the pandemic has forced distance between us; beyond Zoom fatigue (it’s real!) and ad hoc telework agreements; past the technology hurdles and the internet bottlenecks; out at the end of the fiber optic cable is your team. Managing a team in the old world was hard enough. What about now when you don’t get the social … Read More