5 tips to help you better navigate your agency and build your career
One of the modules covered in the Partnership’s Preparing to Lead program for GS-7 to GS-11 federal employees is Navigating Structures. A facilitator in the course shares five helpful tips for successfully working in and across your organization.
Listening practices and a TED Talk to help you practice
Andrew Marshall, the Partnership’s vice president for leadership development, shares three tips to help you improve your active listening skills and hold better conversations.
Why Preparing to Lead will help advance your career: Perspectives from an instructor
Preparing to Lead is the premier leadership and professional development program for GS-7 to GS-11 federal employees. Parker Schaffel, one of the lead instructors for the program, shares his perspectives on why the course is an exceptional professional development opportunity for federal employees looking to grow into better leaders at their agencies.
Finding ways to be resilient during times of adversity
As we close out 2021, lessons learned from federal employees across the country demonstrate how four key areas – learning from others, reflecting on your path, finding your focus and considering your limits – can help us as we each build resilience and prepare for a new year filled with possibility and uncertainty.
How our 360 assessment helps create better government leaders
The Partnership developed a 360 assessment tool to help leaders better understand how they can improve their leadership skills. As we approach the one-year mark of incorporating the 360 tool into our programming, we reflect on how our assessment can help strengthen government leadership.
Addressing the critical need for transformative federal mission support leaders
The Partnership’s Mission Support Leadership Program prepares HR, IT and acquisitions practitioners to develop new perspectives and approaches to workplace challenges. Heidi Jackson Everett, a coach in the program, discusses her approach to empowering mission support professionals to be transformative leaders.
How a new Partnership program helped one federal employee improve engagement at her agency
Anita Gonzales-Evans, a program analyst at the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Trust Funds Administration, recently completed the Partnership’s new Engagement Coordinator Collective and spoke with us about why it was such a valuable experience.
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.
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 the Partnership’s Service to America Medals and leadership programs have helped one fed improve his office
Service to America Medal Award finalist and Excellence in Government fellow Josh Silverman discusses lessons learned from his experiences with the Partnership’s programs.