Federal Coach: Dealing with employee unease during the presidential transition
Since the presidential election in November, the questions coming to career federal leaders from employees have been fast and furious. What promises will the president-elect act on? What will happen to my program? Will there be a hiring freeze or pay cuts? How will our mission and goals be affected? Will civil service rules be changed? What if I feel as though a personal part of my identity has come under attack?
Jan 03, 2017
Federal Coach: CIA deputy’s management mantra: ‘No jerks, no whiners, no peacocks’
Fox speaks with David S. Cohen, who was sworn in as the deputy director of the CIA in February 2015 after spending six years at the Treasury Department handling terrorism, financial intelligence and financial crime issues.
Dec 21, 2016
Federal Coach: How career executives can navigate the presidential transition
President-elect Donald Trump’s transition landing teams have begun to descend on federal agencies across the government. These men and women are charged with providing the new administration information about the responsibilities of the various agencies as well as the challenges ahead.
Dec 06, 2016
Federal Coach: Leadership lessons for new political appointees
In the weeks and months ahead, hundreds of political appointees will be chosen for important leadership jobs in the new administration, and if confirmed by the Senate, will face a wide array of political, policy and management challenges.
Nov 29, 2016
Federal Coach: Making improvements at the Department of Veterans Affairs
Tom Fox speaks with LaVerne H. Council, the assistant secretary for information and technology and the chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, about her government experiences and her leadership philosophy.
Oct 26, 2016