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Celebrate the Dedication of Grants Professionals on March 12, 2021

Celebrate the Dedication of Grants Professionals on March 12, 2021

Head Start, AmeriCorps volunteers, disaster relief, cancer research, Sesame Street, Boys and Girls Club, college assistance, solar panels, improvements to make buildings ADA compliant, graduate research fellowships, high-speed rail… These are just a few of the things that are funded through grants. The United States government alone issues more than $700 billion in grant funding […]

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Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

Panel Discussion: It Starts with Us: Forging the Future of Federal Leadership

Panel Discussion: It Starts with Us: Forging the Future of Federal Leadership

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Management Concepts sponsored a panel discussion entitled, It Starts with Us: Forging the Future of Federal Leadership. The event was hosted in partnership with the Senior Executives Association, the African American Federal Executive Association, and Executive Women in Government. The Keynote speaker and Director of the United States Domestic Policy […]

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Posted by on Feb 26, 2021

Ambassador Susan Rice On It Starts With Us

Ambassador Susan Rice On It Starts With Us

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, Management Concepts sponsored a webinar titled, It Starts with Us: Forging the Future of Federal Leadership, in partnership with the Senior Executives Association, the African American Federal Executive Association, and Executive Women in Government. The following opening remarks were made by Keynote speaker, Ambassador Susan Rice, an American diplomat, policy […]

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Posted by on Feb 18, 2021

Being Agile in a Federal Fiscal Year

Being Agile in a Federal Fiscal Year

Agile On Time There seems to be a significant disconnect between running Agile projects and meeting deadlines. Nothing could be further from the truth! Despite the seemingly laissez-faire approaches in Agile management, deadlines and deliverables abound. You just have to look for them. In many organizations, Agile is considered non-viable because it doesn’t have the […]

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Posted by on Feb 16, 2021

Enhancing Resiliency in Public Service

Enhancing Resiliency in Public Service

Resilience is our ability to bounce back from adversity. It’s what allows us to recover from change or hardship, whether in the workplace or life. Today, as we adapt to unprecedented social distancing and public health requirements, changes seem to come at lightning speed — and our resilience is tested more than ever. As a […]

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Posted by on Feb 5, 2021

How Diversity Makes Federal Teams More Effective

How Diversity Makes Federal Teams More Effective

Diversity is an essential characteristic for building innovative organizations and teams within those organizations. In federal government teams, innovation has always rested, in great part, on the diversity of the team fostering it. The phrase “e pluribus unum” (from many, one), which appears on the Great Seal of the United States, speaks to diversity as […]

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