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Posted by on Nov 16, 2018

No Rest After #GPAConf18

No Rest After #GPAConf18

This was going to be a post about how wonderful the 2018 Grant Professionals Association (GPA) Annual Conference in Chicago was – meeting up with friends, finding Url the Squirrel, introducing my colleagues Vera and Lahaja to the grants community, Hamilton… but instead it’s back to regular order. Tuesday, I attended the National Grants Management […]

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Posted by on Oct 26, 2018

Empowering Leaders Empowerment Forum

Empowering Leaders Empowerment Forum

On October 23, 2018, Management Concepts along with Young Government Leaders (YGL) and Blacks in Government (BIG) NOW Generation held the “Emerging Leader Empowerment Forum” for aspiring leaders in government to hear from a panel of speakers as they discussed their career journeys, challenges, and successes. Jozetta Robinson currently serves as the Director, Office of […]

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Posted by on Sep 24, 2018

HR: Use Resources, Not People

HR: Use Resources, Not People

Human Resource departments have it rough. There are many who believe that HR departments are only extensions of corporate power largely created to protect companies from lawsuits, scandals, and to quash employee grievances. These same companies often regard HR as somewhat of a nuisance: a department that, with all its administrative policies and demands for […]

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Posted by on Aug 23, 2018

40th Annual BIG NTI Conference Recap 2018

40th Annual BIG NTI Conference Recap 2018

  I write this blog as I await the announcement to board my flight back to Washington D.C. after a phenomenal week at the 40th Annual Blacks in Government National Training Institute (BIG NTI). This annual training event ran from August 13-16, held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel and hosted more than 2,500 professionals from […]

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Posted by on Aug 2, 2017

Use It or Lose It: Fiscal Year-End Spending

Use It or Lose It: Fiscal Year-End Spending

The end of the Federal fiscal year is well on its way, and that means funds may be made available to certain programs and activities for obligation before they expire on September 30. These funds usually flow from things that could not be executed as planned, or from reserves for contingencies that never materialized. How […]

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