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  • Inspiration and Insight at AGA’s 2017 National Leadership Training Event

    The AGA NLT 2017 exhibit hall was packed with accountants, auditors, CEOs, CPAs, CGFMs, consultants, senior government leaders, and business developers—made for a pretty broad representation of Federal financial management professionals. So, what kept everybody together for two days? Dedication to outstanding public service and exceptional leadership. The event schedule was filled with expert-led ...

  • Resilience: The Word of the Year

    Resilience already feels like the word of the year—our signal and guide to something better that can happen tomorrow if we harness today’s nervous energy and channel it wisely. And we must choose to be resilient. The post Resilience: The Word of the Year appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

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  • Federal Program Management Gets a Boost

    In the final days of his administration, Obama to signed the new Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA) into law. As with the PMIAA 2015 version, this effort adds language to Section 503 in Title 31 of the U.S. Code, which applies to all Executive Branch entities (Defense excepted). Here’s a quick summary of actions the Office of Management and Budget and Agencies are assigned b...

  • 3 Steps to Advance Your Contracting Career

    What should you do differently this year to move forward on your path to success? While there are often roadblocks to skill development in the Federal acquisition and contracting workforce, here are three steps you can always take that will help you reach the next level. The post 3 Steps to Advance Your Contracting Career appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

  • Finding Stability and Opportunity through Uncertainty

    Perhaps your organization or team feels like it is in the middle of a crisis with an uncertain future and shifting leadership, and is caught in the mire of the Federal hiring freeze. If so, here are a few things you can do to help take advantage of the “crisis” and use a planned approach to organizational change to bring stability to your work environment. The post Finding Stability and Opportunit...

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  • To Overcome Anxiety in the First 100 Days, Coaching Is Clutch

    As someone’s boss, you likely influence the psychological safety a person experiences, even if you cannot change the objective uncertainty of the present moment. How you demonstrate transparency, trust, and yes, even care, for your employees can influence how they experience a sense of security at work. Your role is even more critical in steadying your team while they work through fears, anxiety, ...

  • How Your Career Moves Forward in Chaotic Times

    What actions can you take to further your career in this chaotic, uncertain environment? We have several ideas about what helps and hinders talent development in the public sector in our latest research report—Unleveraged Talent: Exploring Gaps in Federal Workforce Management—but we’ll focus here on just a few of our tips. The post How Your Career Moves Forward in Chaotic Times appeared first on M...

Management Concepts Inc.

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  • Making Friends with Risk: How to Be a Champion for Your Program During the Administration Change

    There is still a lot of uncertainty around what is going to happen under the Trump presidency, but one change I feel confident predicting is that the new administration is going to be laser-focused on government performance and results. And the general sentiment of the president elect and his cabinet will be that “government should start acting more like a business.” The post Making Friends with R...

  • How a Member of the Grants Community Prepares for 2017

    What a year 2016 was, and I'm not just talking about what you're reading in your Facebook and Twitter feeds. It's early January, and it’s time to make my top 5 New Year’s resolutions for work. Feel free to share yours with me – because as we know in the grants world, crowd-sourcing is essential. The post How a Member of the Grants Community Prepares for 2017 appeared first on Management Concepts P...

  • The New Administration Signals Potential Changes for Grants Management

    Since the inauguration, the Trump administration has taken significant action, through executive orders and memorandums, which may affect Federal grants. The extent to which grants management will be impacted is still unclear; however, it is important for Federal awarding agencies and grant recipients to keep themselves informed. Here's our rundown of what's happened, what's happening, and what's ...

  • How to Navigate an Uncertain Political Landscape

    Depending on your political orientation, you may find new changes in Federal government to be necessary course corrections, unfortunate shifts in the landscape, or something in between. Regardless of your views, many government employees (and they agency missions they support) are now faced with uncertain futures. However, concentrating on the right things will help you navigate the uncertainty, a...

  • Organizational Culture Clears the Way for Successful Change

    Change is happening across the Federal government at all levels, and a constructive workplace culture is needed for employees to meaningfully buy into the change effort. If people don't buy in, then change becomes little more than a disruptive, disengaging force for everyone affected. The post Organizational Culture Clears the Way for Successful Change appeared first on Management Concepts Perspec...

  • On the Horizon: The Status of Category Management

    With the change in administration comes change in the Federal acquisitions horizon, and there is reasonable concern that the focus on category management could shift. However, while there is much on the new administration’s agenda, it looks like category management is here to stay—at least for now. The post On the Horizon: The Status of Category Management appeared first on Management Concepts Per...

  • In 2017, Show the Way—With Data

    There’s no better way to illustrate the ROI of a program than to literally illustrate it—with effective, irrefutable visuals of the data—which can serve as common ground for discussions about the work being analyzed. The post In 2017, Show the Way—With Data appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

  • Federal Financial Management Changes in 2017: It Started in 2016

    Here’s a two-part rundown of big changes in 2016 that will continue to affect our field in 2017—we’ve included quick tips and reminders for adapting to these changes, and resources for how to stay up to date in our ever-changing field. The post Federal Financial Management Changes in 2017: It Started in 2016 appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

  • The Best Thing You Can Provide Your Job Applicants

    Wouldn’t it be great if a job applicant could somehow try out a potential job before actually committing? Well, short of actually performing the job duties before being hired, there is something that employers can do: provide applicants with a true sense of what a job entails and what the environment is like. It’s called a Realistic Job Preview. The post The Best Thing You Can Provide Your Job App...

  • Presidential Transition Worries? Good Coaching Gets You Through It

    A transition can be like a roller coaster, and even if you’re in front leading the way, or have even finished the ride and are ready to move on, remember that the rest of your team might still be hanging on through loops, corkscrews, twists, and turns behind you. Same as having great internal communication, coaching helps get people through the roller coaster ride. The post Presidential Transition...

Management Concepts Inc.

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  • Defining and Refining Organizational Structure to Improve Performance

    At Management Concepts, we are often asked to help clients rationalize and reorganize their organizational and functional structures when they reach a level of ... The post Defining and Refining Organizational Structure to Improve Performance appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

  • Quit Moving the Target: How to Set Clear Expectations and Not Drive Your Employees Crazy

    Have you ever felt like you are chasing a moving target? My first supervisor had me feeling like that constantly. I had to commiserate with my teammates and ... The post Quit Moving the Target: How to Set Clear Expectations and Not Drive Your Employees Crazy appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

  • The Power of Shared Learning and Experience in the Workplace

    I remember as a child my mother saying to me, “most often two heads are better then one.” This phrase still pops into my head when I am contemplating whom to involve in an upcoming work project or ... The post The Power of Shared Learning and Experience in the Workplace appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

Management Concepts Inc.

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  • 3 Keys to Applying for a Federal Job

    With more than 2 million jobs, the Federal government is the largest US employer with many thousands of vacancies at any time. The average annual Federal workers ... The post 3 Keys to Applying for a Federal Job appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

  • How Much Data Do I Need?

    As an analyst and evaluator, the most frequent question I am asked is, “How much data do I need for this analysis?” You need to have enough usable, representative data to answer your questions ... The post How Much Data Do I Need? appeared first on Management Concepts Perspectives.

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