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
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