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Communicating in a public health crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has led federal leaders to reexamine how they communicate. Samantha Donaldson, Partnership vice president of communications, highlights four tips to help federal leaders communicate effectively to both internal and external audiences.

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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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Acquisition professionals get motivated to manage

Participants in the spring 2019 Leadership Excellence for Acquisition Professionals program focused on motivating and managing others in their most recent session. See what lessons they learned through activities including an alumni panel and “Shark Tank” experience.

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