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Posted by on Jan 19, 2021

6 Questions That Reveal Which Federal Candidates Will Persevere

6 Questions That Reveal Which Federal Candidates Will Persevere

There are hundreds of articles, commentaries, and stories of perseverance, stories of those who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds. Coincidentally, sheer doggedness does not equate to success. This is not a quest for the successful. It is a quest to find those who have the potential to succeed in the face of adversity. H. Ross Perot […]

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Posted by on Jan 8, 2021

Improve Performance with Effective Notetaking for Federal Employees

Improve Performance with Effective Notetaking for Federal Employees

A Naval officer opens a green memorandum book and jots down action items at the morning officer’s call meeting with announcements to relay at division quarters. The contracting officer looks back to the notes from contractor communications while writing a memo. A data architect scans action items from the last team meeting to map out […]

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Posted by on Jan 6, 2021

Digital Progress: What’s Changed and How Should We Respond?

Digital Progress: What’s Changed and How Should We Respond?

We’ve worked with digital computing since well before WWII. Early apps were calculations for code-breaking, ballistics, accounting, and project management. We developed specialists for the technologies involved. As technology got easier to use, incremental steps led to the digital or information age. However, the key challenges for the next decades will be different: transformational, not […]

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Posted by on Dec 23, 2020

Anchors in Changing Times

Anchors in Changing Times

What’s changed for you in 2020? A boss or colleague left your organization New government restrictions changed how you do your job Your team implemented a new process It wouldn’t matter if you read those bullets today, ten years ago, or even a century ago. Largely, they’re the same concerns we face virtually every year. […]

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Posted by on Dec 18, 2020

Feeling SAD over the Holidays?

Feeling SAD over the Holidays?

Winter is here. The days are shorter, which means that we have less sunlight, which gives us less time to socialize – and that’s under normal circumstances. For an estimated 10 million Americans, of which 80% are women, these conditions have been known to cause Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of recurring major depression. […]

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Posted by on Dec 14, 2020

DoD Contractors Score 99% with OSHA and FLSA Compliance

DoD Contractors Score 99% with OSHA and FLSA Compliance

A few months ago, the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) annual review of DOD contractor labor practices was published. The report culls through practice standards established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to distinguish between willful, repeated, and willful and repeated violations. The Data The study analyzed […]

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