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Four tips to help you complete a self-assessment

Whether you are a leader, or aspiring to be one, ensure you are doing the best work for your team by taking the time to assess your strengths and weaknesses and reflect on your capabilities. Federal employees face new challenges as a result of COVID-19, making this a good time to do a self-assessment.

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How to set up agency supervisors for success

Formal supervisor training does not always cover the practical experience that supervisors need to deal with personal issues such as employee grievances, poor performers and low morale. One team of EIG participants decided to tackle this challenge by creating a way for new supervisors to get feedback through peer-mentoring groups with other supervisors.

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How an effective leader handles a crisis

The Partnership’s Public Service Leadership Model identifies four key leadership competencies—becoming self-aware, engaging others, leading change and achieving results—that government leaders need to master to best serve our country. Winner of the 2015 Service to America Medal National Security and International Affairs award, Mia Beers exemplified these competencies when she led the Ebola Disaster Assistance Response Team in 2014.

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