Strategic planning during uncertain times
This past February, few strategic plans could have taken into account the challenges we’re facing today. While we can’t predict the future, we can improve the effectiveness of our planning efforts by creating strategic plans based on personal and professional values and investing in an adaptable workforce.
How to build a results-oriented culture
Federal leaders recognize the importance of moving toward a results-oriented culture, and the Partnership agrees. Our Public Service Leadership Model identifies five key competencies that leaders can develop to continue to achieve results in their workplaces.
The benefits of taking a more structured approach to networking
While it can be difficult to assess the roles professional connections play, taking the time to assess your networks can lead to more meaningful connections. Learn three principles that can help you turn these powerful connections into new mentors, careers and more.
Three tips to work through turbulent times
Thanks to dedicated civil servants, the federal government has continued to provide important services during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are three tips for federal leaders to help their employees continue to push through these challenging times.
How three EIG teams helped government prepare for natural disasters
Participants in the Excellence in Government Fellows program led efforts to improve the country’s response to natural disasters and promote disaster planning, including providing for people with disabilities, offering first aid training and improving earthquake safety.
Why internal customer experience helps agencies deliver on their mission
To deliver on mission and operate smoothly, federal agencies require mission-support employees to provide high-quality internal customer experience. The Partnership’s new Mission Support Leadership Program aims to provide these employees with the leadership skills they need to support their colleagues and the government as a whole.
Three tips government leaders can use to communicate effectively
In order to work well with our colleagues, we need to ask ourselves regularly, “How well am I communicating?” Building these three communication skills will help you work with others more effectively.
The importance of emotional intelligence and communication in a virtual world
Developing emotional intelligence can help you improve your communication skills and create more effective virtual relationships. To develop emotional intelligence, you’ll need to be self-aware and empathetic with an understanding of how to engage others.
A leadership model for federal leaders during times of crisis
One year after releasing the Public Service Leadership Model, it’s clear that these values resonate with federal leaders as they navigate these uncertain times. Take a look at how we’ve put the model in action to help leaders be better equipped to handle crises.
How a Sammies finalist solved a health crisis mystery tied to vaping
The Partnership’s Public Service Leadership Model identifies “leading change” as one of its competencies. Dr. Peter Briss and a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention team exemplified this competency when they identified how vaping was causing life-threatening lung injuries.