The value of our leadership development programs: Perspectives from a two-time participant

Read this Q&A with Lawrence Chambers, a graduate of our Leadership Excellence for Acquisition Professionals and a current participant in the Excellence in Government Fellows program, to see how these programs have helped him develop his leadership skills.

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How to stay connected with remote colleagues

How can we help teams who work remotely feel connected and engaged? This was the challenge that six participants in the Excellence in Government Fellows program wanted to tackle. For their EIG project, they created a toolkit with more than 70 team-building activities specifically tailored for teams who work virtually.

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Public Service Leadership Model: Quick links resource guide

By: David Brownstein

Becoming a stronger leader can seem like a daunting task. While it takes hard work and dedication, it’s helpful to break down that ultimate goal into small, daily tasks. Learn how to use our Public Service Leadership Model and this list of resources to make becoming a better leader more manageable.

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Celebrating 30 years of the Excellence in Government Fellows

Alumni of the Excellence in Government Fellows program attended a professional development conference at the Partnership to celebrate the program’s 30th anniversary. During a day of networking and learning, alumni advanced their leadership skills during sessions with government leaders, EIG coaches and Partnership staff. Read this post to see the most important lessons alumni learned.

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A new standard for government leaders

By: Andrew Marshall

Leading in the federal government is a unique and complicated challenge. The Partnership has created the Public Service Leadership Model to help government leaders evaluate their performance, assess their progress and chart a course to reach their leadership potential. Learn more about the model and how individuals, teams and agencies can use it to strengthen our government.

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Developing a leadership mindset: Perspectives from a Preparing to Lead program participant

Read this Q&A with Richard Black, a participant in our Preparing to Lead program, to see how this program has been valuable in developing his leadership skills.

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Unexpected lessons in leadership

Lessons in leadership do not always come from colleagues, supervisors or even from people working in the same field as you. This was the case for David Levy, vice president of federal government at Amazon Web Services. Speaking at the March Excellence in Government Fellows program graduation ceremony, Levy shared the unexpected leadership advice he received from two doctors he has known.

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Why a Service to America Medals winner decided to participate in the Excellence in Government Fellows program

Omar Pérez Aybar won a Service to America Medals award in 2014 for his work investigating Medicare fraud in South Florida. Four years later he decided to enroll in the Partnership’s Excellence in Government Fellows leadership development program. Pérez Aybar discusses his choice to join EIG and the importance of continuing to develop your leadership skills.

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Who out there wouldn’t like meetings to be more efficient?

Ineffective meetings are a drag on productivity. One team of Excellence in Government Fellows participants decided to take on the challenge of making them more productive. Discover the toolkit they created to help federal employees determine if a meeting is necessary and plan to use the time most efficiently.

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Leading like Lincoln

Participants in the Excellence in Government Fellows program toured the historical landmark President Lincoln’s summer home in Washington, D.C., to learn what made the 16th president such an effective leader and how they can adopt his leadership tactics for their own challenges.

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