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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 Jul 13, 2022

The New Normal Requires Resilience and Adaptability

The New Normal Requires Resilience and Adaptability

Unrelenting change at unprecedented speed. This is the environment that federal government employees have encountered for the past two years; a landscape that included a pandemic and its residual effects. It was a novel event with no playbook that taxed the workforce in unique ways. And yet, the challenge was met, although not without cost […]

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Posted by on Jun 29, 2022

The Psychology of Unconscious Bias

The Psychology of Unconscious Bias

Propel your organization forward by promoting an understanding of unconscious bias, how it affects your employees, and what you can do to foster diversity and inclusion in your workplace. What Is Unconscious Bias? According to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, unconscious biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside of […]

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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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