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Posted by on Dec 9, 2020

Pivoting Agile Servant Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

Pivoting Agile Servant Leadership in the Time of COVID-19

While this blog’s title is packed with buzzwords, each word has a deep and profound meaning for modern leaders. At a time when Management Concepts is rolling out multiple new courses on leadership, the practice of leadership itself is shifting. Due to the current global pandemic, leaders at every level are presented with an opportunity […]

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Posted by on Dec 1, 2020

Managing Risk in the Federal Space

Managing Risk in the Federal Space

There are moments in any effort where you get the sense that the people, outputs, or efforts are out of control. You don’t know precisely when it happened, but you do recognize that you have a limited ability to sway the outcomes. In such situations, you may want to take a page from the General […]

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Posted by on Nov 20, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving in 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving in 2020

This year, many of us will be facing Thanksgiving with reduced numbers of loved ones around the table. The impact of COVID-19 will be heightened for millions of families. How do we celebrate a holiday grounded in giving thanks amidst so much loss, so much change? Neuroscience may have the answer. Gratitude Begin with gratitude, […]

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Posted by on Nov 17, 2020

GPA Shines Online

GPA Shines Online

Management Concepts was pleased to attend and exhibit at the Grant Professionals Association (GPA) annual conference Nov 4-6, 2020. Like so many other conferences this year, it was held in the state of PZ (Pathable/Zoom). Despite the physical distance and digital format, GPA’s unique personality continued to welcome and assist newcomers to the group and […]

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Posted by on Nov 17, 2020

Learning is Social: The Power of Virtual Training to Connect Learners

Learning is Social: The Power of Virtual Training to Connect Learners

In 2014, I wrote a blog entitled, Is ILT Dying? In it, I suggested that we were “on the brink of something exhilarating: the reincarnation of instructor-led training as virtual instructor-led training (VILT).” Reflecting on where the world was six years ago, we’ve gone from lauding the convenience and cost-saving benefits of VILT’s resurgence to […]

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Posted by on Nov 10, 2020

A Veterans Day Tribute – Who Won the Battle?

A Veterans Day Tribute – Who Won the Battle?

The old (anonymous) poem puts it poignantly: For want of a nail, the shoe was lost.For want of a shoe, the horse was lost.For want of a horse, the rider was lost.For want of a rider, the battle was lost.For want of a battle, the kingdom was lost.And all for the want of a nail. […]

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