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Posted by on May 4, 2020

What Does It Mean to Be A Public Service Worker?

What Does It Mean to Be A Public Service Worker?

For one week each year, the nation takes time to focus on the dedication, commitment, and sacrifice of federal, state, county, and local government employees. Here at Management Concepts, many of our instructors and staff have had experience as public service workers. Phil Davidson, one of our dedicated senior instructors, was glad to share his perspective […]

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Posted by on Apr 22, 2020

Living with Uncertainty

Living with Uncertainty

Managing a job, home, and family can be a challenge. But when life gets turned upside down, it’s not uncommon for everyday frustrations to become serious points of friction. When we deal with one issue after another, our ability to tolerate frustration diminishes, and the likelihood that we experience miscommunication and conflict increases. During this […]

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Posted by on Apr 15, 2020

The Perfect Pairing — Professional Skills and Public Service

The Perfect Pairing — Professional Skills and Public Service

Why do people choose to work in the public sector? Instead of chasing profits, the work of public service impacts every American. Think about it. Our food, housing, education, healthcare, natural resources, manufacturing, and national security are all defined and regulated by the federal government to some extent. Many pursue a public service career because […]

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Posted by on Apr 8, 2020

Communication Tools for Federal Teleworkers

Communication Tools for Federal Teleworkers

Are you still trying to figure out team dynamics in relation to teleworking? If so, you certainly are not alone. To capture the best talent these days, you are at a great advantage if you can be flexible about location. Most federal agencies are allowing workers to telework at least part of the time. One […]

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Posted by on Apr 1, 2020

Paint a Picture with Your Data

Paint a Picture with Your Data

Are you familiar with the phrase, “Show, don’t tell?” It describes a writing technique that encourages writers to create such detailed sensory descriptions that readers feel as if they can hear, see, taste, touch, and smell, just as they would if they were experiencing it themselves. Just as “the lingering scent of burning leaves in […]

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