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Posted by on Aug 8, 2022

5 Best Practices for a Connected Virtual Workforce

5 Best Practices for a Connected Virtual Workforce

  Over the last two years, most of us have had to adapt quickly after being dropped into our remote workplaces, which are often our living rooms, bedrooms, or kitchens. And we’ve normalized and adapted to those solo workdays quickly. As we creep steadily into our third year of working from home, it’s important to […]

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Posted by on Mar 18, 2022

The Return to the Office is Becoming Endemic

The Return to the Office is Becoming Endemic

For many Americans out there, returning to the office is a nonstarter. We also need to recognize that for many others, the return to an office environment is inevitable. It might even be a joy for some. Whether going back into the office or working remotely, it isn’t that fears have gone away or that […]

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2021

Emotional Intelligence during the Holidays

Emotional Intelligence during the Holidays

Twenty-five years ago, when Dr. Daniel Goleman published his iconic book Emotional Intelligence, it was primarily used by professionals in work environments. With the holiday season upon us, the four pillars of emotional intelligence—self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management—might have another purpose: preserving family harmony. Self-Awareness Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage one’s […]

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Posted by on Oct 27, 2021

Building the Next Generation of Leadership in the Federal Government

Building the Next Generation of Leadership in the Federal Government

On October 21, 2021, Management Concepts hosted a live panel discussion about Building the Next Generation of Leadership in the Federal Government. The esteemed panelists, mid-and senior-career-level federal employees across a range of agencies, shared their insights about cultivating the pipeline of leadership in the federal government. Michelle Clark, Director of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships […]

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Posted by on May 24, 2021

How Using a Professional Coach Can Benefit Your Agency

How Using a Professional Coach Can Benefit Your Agency

Imagine sitting down to watch your favorite football team compete in the Super Bowl. Now, imagine that your team is playing without the guidance of its coach. A good coach can make all the difference when it comes to winning or losing. A coach knows the team’s strengths and weaknesses and how to employ or […]

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Posted by on Apr 6, 2021

Unconscious Gender Bias in the Federal Workplace

Unconscious Gender Bias in the Federal Workplace

Fifty-seven years ago, when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 became law, women and people of color rejoiced. It was official. Discriminating on the basis of race or gender was illegal. Although the landmark bill changed the “face” of the United States labor force, women still lag in pay equity and advancement to senior-level positions; […]

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