leadership

  • Former NASA CIO discusses the art of leadership, taking risks

    Former NASA CIO and cloud computing pioneer Linda Cureton sits down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm to discuss leadership, the importance of taking risks and current fiscal constraints on NASA.

  • Making and re-making your career with resilience

    Former GSA Administrator Martha Johnson sits down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm to offer an insider’s perspective on Eric Shinseki’s recent resignation from the Veterans Affairs Department.

  • Courageous leadership inspires former POW to overcome fear, lead others

    The leadership displayed by his fellow prisoners at the Hanoi Hilton prison camp inspired the leadership lessons Lee Ellis teaches as part of his job as a leadership consultant.

  • Bob Tobias, Key Executive Leadership Programs, American University

    Major reforms to the General Schedule are the solution for problems with federal hiring and promotion, according to new research from the Partnership for Public Service and Booz Allen. They’re proposing reforms like cutting down to five pay scales instead of 15. They also propose replacing tenure-based pay increases with performance-based ones.

  • Jack London, Chairman, CACI International

    As the military’s nuclear force suffers from a widespread cheating scandal, leaders promise to crack down on ethics. Not just for the rank-and-file but also for their commanders. CACI International Chairman Jack London has written a new book, “Character: The Ultimate Success Factor.” In it, he reflects on the ethics lessons his company learned from being implicated in one of the biggest scandals of the Iraq War.

  • Cause, effect of DHS morale problems tied to leadership vacancies

    Despite progress in confirming a new secretary and deputy secretary, DHS still features a large number of officials in acting roles. Former Secretary Tom Ridge told lawmakers the department cannot build nor sustain a mission-focused culture with so many non-permanent positions. NTEU says pay freezes, budget cuts and the government shutdown are more to blame for low morale across DHS and the entire government.

  • Young leaders find new avenues to help advance their careers

    Young Government Leaders helps young professionals find classes and mentors that can help them to learn new skills and advance in their careers.

  • How does leadership at your agency compare to others?

    View a chart of agency-by-agency leadership rankings. The scores are out of 100 and are based on results from the Office of Personnel Management’s 2012 Employee Viewpoint Survey.

  • EEOC hosts Executive Leadership Conference

    Jo Linda Johnson and Dexter Brooks from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will talk about the organization’s upcoming leadership conference. March 8, 2013

  • Top Leaders in Federal Service – Nominee List

    Federal News Radio received many nominations from our readers and listeners for the special report, Top Leaders in Federal Service. Here’s a complete list of all the nominees.