leadership

  • Take us to your leaders, fast

    Guest columnists Steve Hellem and James Strock say the whole world is looking to Washington for leadership and does not like what it sees, prompting a potential need for civil servants to step up.

  • Bob Tobias: Watch out for work quality when using shared services

    Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with Bob Tobias, professor with the Key Executive Leadership Programs at American University.

  • List of Air Force applications migrating to cloud in ‘hundreds’ and growing

    Mark Bacon, acquisition program manager for the Center’s Managed Service Office (MSO) at Hanscom Air Force Base,, said seven applications have migrated to the cloud so far, and many more are to come.

  • The difference between leadership and management

    Glen Hellman, leadership coach and founder of Driven forward, discusses how leadership is a process of guiding without micromanaging. Good leaders can make sure employees will do what you want without having to tell them every day.

  • Conversation with authors: Bob Rosen

    What is a Grounded Leader? What are the Roots to Effective leadership? How can you become a conscious leader? Join us as we explore these questions with Bob Rosen, Author of Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World.

  • Is the administration’s pace of political appointments a problem or an opportunity?

    They need experienced career staff to execute policy direction. It is probably safe to say there are too many political appointees in some agencies.

  • The legacy of public service leaders: a conversation with Dave Grant

    It is important for senior government leaders, who are moving on from public service, to share their reflections on the work they did and the missions they pursued. Join Michael Keegan as he welcomes Dave Grant, Former Associate Administrator of FEMA’s Mission Support Bureau to reflect on his public service career and his leadership roles.

  • Melwood launches ability awards to recognize individuals, organizations advancing inclusive hiring practices

    The inaugural Melwood Ability Awards launched with fanfare on December 7 at MGM National Harbor, honoring outstanding individuals and institutions in the Washington, DC metropolitan area that are making a lasting difference to people with differing abilities.

  • Larry Allen: Useful strategy to address GSA lack of leadership

    The General Services Administration has a lot of vacancies in its acquisition pantheon. And there’s no administrator yet – or even an appointment. In a situation like this, contractors need a strategy. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to give some tips.

  • Bob Tobias: Differences in leadership changes between public, private sector

    Working in the federal government means leadership comes and goes at least every four years. Unlike the private sector, most federal employees have constitutional protection for their jobs. And what they do is ultimately governed by that document. Bob Tobias, professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University, joined Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk more about this.