Strategy

Building a 21st century acquisition workforce

A mass exodus of retirement-eligible employees could leave major gaps in the federal workforce as years of technical, institutional, legal, and regulatory knowledge walks out the door.

For advocacy effectiveness, email trust trumps email volume

Reams of emails don’t insure persuasion success with lawmakers. Here’s how to cut through the noise so your message is heard.

The responsible leaders guide to avoiding data collection boondoggles

Our data appetite is insatiable. Why? Because we’re desperate for answers. When we’re not exactly sure what the questions are, we believe data is the first step on the right path to getting there.

How to make flexible work schedules a reality

A new study makes the case for burning down the 9-to-5.

Is your negotiation strategy wrong?

Here are six strategies to use next time to get more of what you want.

When the pursuit of data just isn’t worth it

Data is expensive—in fact, far more expensive than we like to acknowledge. In government and in contracting, data is the fancy, bubbly, bottled water that we treat like tap.

Here’s why the management consulting business model is broken

The more experience consultants get, the less they get (or want) to spend time with clients…and that’s just the start of the problem.

How to succeed as a Chief Growth Officer

Five ways leaders can challenge the status quo to encourage growth.