Federal Coach: Defusing heated political debates in the federal workplace
Remember the good old days when you could log onto Facebook or have a conversation at the office water cooler without engaging in a political debate? There have been any number of reports lately about these debates creeping into the workplace and proving to be a major distraction and a drag on employee productivity.
Mar 22, 2017
Federal Coach: Federal leaders need contingency plans to manage hiring freeze for the short and long term
While there are a variety of opinions on whether the freeze is the right approach to reshaping the government, there has been little discussion about how federal leaders should handle this situation in the short term and potentially for the long run.
Mar 08, 2017
Federal Coach: How to win over Washington? Listen to your federal workforce.
As the Trump administration’s new Cabinet secretaries and other top-level political appointees get acquainted with their responsibilities, some will find they have inherited high-performing organizations while others will discover that their agencies are struggling.
Feb 07, 2017
Federal Coach: Top NCI official Dinah Singer on the moonshot fight against cancer
Tom Fox speaks with Dinah Singer, the acting deputy director of the National Cancer Institute and director of its Division of Cancer Biology, about the challenge to speed-up cancer research, the progress being made and her views on managing scientists.
Feb 01, 2017
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who shepherded Obamacare, talks about its uncertain future
Tom Fox, Burwell speaks with Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who has overseen the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid, the Food and Drug Administration and a wide range of social services from Head Start to family assistance programs about impending changes to the Affordable Care Act, the presidential transition, her approach to leadership and playing basketball for President Obama’s national security adviser.
Jan 17, 2017