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Are You In A Glass Case of Emotion?

“Emotional intelligence.” The phrase conjures the image of a therapist and a couch, but in reality being more emotionally intelligent you can help relieve stress, help you communicate effectively, help you empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Being emotionally intelligent is one of the keys to mastering your career. We find out how with Tom Fox.
 
 
 
 

What Fixes Would You Make to the FAR? – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

The FAR, as most people call it -- can be daunting… and that is without even getting into the numbers that make it feel even more overwhelming. We look at some ways to make it easier to understand. Plus the seven government stories you need to know.
 
 
 
 

911 Made Safer – Protecting EMTs!

We’ve all seen an ambulance racing down the street, sirens blaring, weaving in and out of traffic. But sometimes in the rush to get to the hospital in the fastest way possible another tragedy can strike. Meet the fed who is making ambulances safer!
 
 
 
 

Ongoing Federal Budget Challenges – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

Two unrelated stories offer a view about the ongoing budget challenges facing federal agencies. These stories happen to focus on the  Defense Department, but… they probably apply across most agencies. Plus the seven government stories you need to know.
 
 
 
 

Finding the Real Life Heroes of Orange is the New Black

If you’re anything like me, “Orange is the New Black” has taken over your life. The show illustrates the difficult and fascinating life within the walls of a federal prison. The show is fiction, but the cruel world OITNB depicts is sadly often representative of what really happens in federal penitentiaries. But there are those who are trying to make it better. One of those people is FBI agent Susan Hanson.
 
 
 
 
 
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7/31/2014

“Emotional intelligence.” The phrase conjures the image of a therapist and a couch, but in reality being more emotionally intelligent you can help relieve stress, help you communicate effectively, help you empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Being emotionally intelligent is one of the keys to mastering your career. We find out how with Tom Fox.