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Posted by on Jul 13, 2017

Experts and Leaders Convene: How the Federal Workforce Can Thrive in an Uncertain Future

Experts and Leaders Convene: How the Federal Workforce Can Thrive in an Uncertain Future

On June 29 in Washington, D.C., the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) hosted an event—Stabilizing the Workforce in an Uncertain Future—featuring experts in Federal workforce development from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Defense and Treasury departments, and Virginia Tech’s School of Public and International Affairs. Management Concepts sponsored the event, also featuring our top experts and leaders in People & Performance Consulting.

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Posted by on Jun 30, 2017

Communicating Change: The Key to Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes

Communicating Change: The Key to Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes

There’s been much debate about the Reform Plans that OMB is evaluating from every agency. Between now and when OMB reports back, how seriously will agencies take those plans? Will Congress pass a budget that supports making the changes outlined in the plans? One thing that’s hard to debate, however, is that there will be change.

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Posted by on Jun 26, 2017

Your Words Matter: Have Conversations that Make Things Happen

Your Words Matter: Have Conversations that Make Things Happen

All day long, we hastily grab a coworker for a quick chat, zip off emails to get or give important information, and (if you are like me) often multitask while commuting home by catching up on missed phone calls from the day. How often do you pause to consider what you want to achieve through conversation before you start talking or typing?

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