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.
Let’s talk about the elephant in the room: failure
Failure, while scary and painful, can also be instructive and lead to self-awareness. Failure happens to all of us, and it can provide important benefits in the long run.
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 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.
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.
How to make Employee Appreciation Day last all year
Employee Appreciation Day is a great opportunity to recognize your staff’s hard work and dedication. But appreciation should never be confined to just one day. Here are some tips for preserving the spirit of Employee Appreciation Day and making your employees feel valued throughout the year.