As a leader, are you actively listening? Five quick tips to make sure you are
When you actively listen, you take in the whole picture of a conversation and doing so can help you build connections with others, whether they are direct reports or your own supervisor. In a recent training for supervisors, we shared tips and resources to help improve your active listening.
How you can use a ship battle from Pirates of the Caribbean as a metaphor for leadership training
How do you know if your employees are ready to make the right decisions at the right times? An example from one blockbuster film explains how taking risks can help your employees become more self-aware and develop important critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Military veterans possess five unique attributes. A former Navy service member breaks them down.
In honor of Veterans Day, we share five attributes that make our nation’s veterans impactful leaders and exceptional public servants. These values make it all but certain that military service members help inspire teamwork, public service and a passion for the greater good in the professional workplace and beyond.
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.