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Posted by on May 9, 2022

Strategic Thinking for Federal Agency Leaders

Strategic Thinking for Federal Agency Leaders

In all its complexity, the federal government is responsible for many aspects of our lives while simultaneously addressing complex situations at home and abroad. A good agency leader thinks on their feet, reacts quickly, and then moves on to the next task. Great agency leaders use strategic thinking to go beyond reactionary, short-term thinking, and […]

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Posted by on Apr 27, 2022

Professional Women Controllers: Engage, Excel, and Evolve

Professional Women Controllers: Engage, Excel, and Evolve

For the first time ever, Management Concepts was excited to support the Professional Women Controllers (PWC) as a Diamond Sponsor at the annual National Training Conference (NTC) on April 19–22 in Charlotte, NC. A royal theme carried through the event in “the Queen City,” and conference attendees celebrated being back in person after two years […]

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Posted by on Apr 18, 2022

The Johari Window Model, a Tool for Federal Agency Teams

The Johari Window Model, a Tool for Federal Agency Teams

While leaders and managers have access to many resources, tools, and models to help them connect to their teams, the Johari Window model is one of the most widely known. Since 1955, this model has helped people gain greater self-awareness, build trust and empathy, and enhance communication and cooperation among team members. It is simple […]

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Posted by on Mar 1, 2022

Cultivating Commitment in the Government Workforce

Cultivating Commitment in the Government Workforce

For many Americans, the phrase “mission-driven organization” evokes thoughts of nonprofit groups working toward social change and development. They may not realize that the federal government is also a mission-based enterprise dedicated to advancing the interests of its people. Per the 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, engagement among government employees has been on the rise […]

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Posted by on Feb 22, 2022

How to Create Upskill Opportunities in the Federal Government

How to Create Upskill Opportunities in the Federal Government

As technology continues to do more for us through process automation, federal employees are afforded opportunities to learn new skills and reach new heights. Bridging the gap between former and future needs is important for team management and the professional development of individual team members. With the number of federal workforce retirements increasing significantly, it […]

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Posted by on Feb 1, 2022

Holistic Leadership for Federal Employees

Holistic Leadership for Federal Employees

Leaders are most effective when they understand that the four facets of leadership — self, family, career, and community — influence one another and work together to create a values-based approach to leadership that leads to optimal outcomes. When leaders bring their whole selves to their roles, they’re able to integrate their values into their […]

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