Archive: April 11, 2010 - April 17, 2010
I've worked in all three sectors, and there's "deadwood" everywhere. What's different in government is often leaders don't know the rules about how to fire poor performers.
By Tom Fox | April 16, 2010; 3:03 PM ET | Comments (27)
Managing up is understanding your supervisor's priorities and work-style preferences, alerting them early to things that need their attention to avert problems, and soliciting their input early in projects so they don't get off track.
By Tom Fox | April 15, 2010; 5:55 PM ET | Comments (0)
'I think as a parent you want your kids to believe in something that's bigger than who they are,' says Margot Rogers, chief of staff for Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
By Tom Fox | April 12, 2010; 3:42 PM ET | Comments (1)