Leadership

Former Treasury Secretary Paulson: Be ready to change course

Henry Paulson led one of the biggest government bailouts in history. Here he shares what he’s learned about leadership and career planning.

4 ways to maintain an entrepreneurial spirit on the job

Whether you’re looking to further your career in a different organization or looking to grow within your department, having an entrepreneurial spirit and being a constant student never fails.

Breaking news and convening conversations: Bloomberg Government tracks the election

Bloomberg Government, like so many organizations and people around the world, continues to follow the upcoming election – arguably the most interesting presidential race in our lifetime.

Army Sec. John McHugh: What irks him about how ‘people who should know better’ talk about the military

Former Army Secretary John McHugh left the Pentagon in Oct. 2015, making the jump to the private sector. He sat down with Bloomberg Government to reflect on his time at the Pentagon, and share the words of advice he left his successor, Eric Fanning.

Army Sec. John McHugh: From the Hill to the Pentagon to K Street

Following nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and four years as Secretary of the U.S. Army, life-long public servant John McHugh has retired to K Street law firm K&L Gates. He brings a wealth of experience—and we sat down with him to understand what led him to the private-sector, and how his many years in public service have prepared him for success.

What your board chair and my one month old have in common

The relationship between a parent and a newborn is similar to that of a chief staff officer and a chief elected officer. Here are four lessons on board management from the parent of a newborn.

Setting the groundwork for innovative ideas

What are the biggest challenges millennials face in getting their ideas accepted? How do we conquer that challenge?

What I’ve learned in my first 60 days

Josh Eastright is wrapping up his first 60 days as the Head of Bloomberg Government. He shares his three leadership principles, and what they mean for the team.

The promotion tactic that’s backfiring on employee morale

Unless promoted leaders have the confidence to set aside the skills that worked so well in the past and pursue learning and growth in an entirely new discipline, they’ll struggle. Leaders are made, not born.

3 practical ways to improve leader/staff engagement

The first step in seeking out a better relationship with our leaders is to separate what’s about you and what’s about them.