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Top Leaders in Federal Service

During tough times, great leadership is key. In our special report, Top Leaders in Federal Service, Federal News Radio profiles five of the greatest leaders in government today to find out what their secrets are to success. We also reveal the results of our survey examining federal employees' morale.

When the going gets tough, good leaders lead

Times of tight budgets, impending sequestration and a possible government shutdown require good leaders who can make tough decisions. But who are those leaders? Federal News Radio asked our readers to nominate people they work with who demonstrate the qualities of good leadership. You responded, we listened and a panel of judges picked the five Top Leaders in Federal Service.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:00am EST

Low morale? You're not alone, new federal survey shows

Sequestration? Furloughs? Pay freeze? Fed bashing? Poor leadership? The list of morale killers goes on and on. A new Federal News Radio survey on employee morale and leadership -- part of our special report, Leaders in Federal Service -- shows just how bad people are feeling in the federal workforce.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 06:18am EST

Column: Making a difference in government ... the right way

Leadership expert John Baldoni helped to judge the nominations for Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service awards. The experience proved to be an eye-opening one for Baldoni, who says he has a new admiration for "the men and women of integrity who toil to the best of their ability to make a positive difference."

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 02:31am EST

Online Chat: Ask the Leadership Expert

What does it take to be a great leader in federal service? What should you be doing now to prepare for a leadership position in the future? Ask Suzanne Logan, the director of the Federal Executive Institute, in our online chat, Thursday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 02:18pm EST

Top Leader Profile: GSA's Godwin sees employees as her 'greatest resource'

Inspired by her nurturing leadership skills, 12 members of Beverly Godwin's staff nominated her for Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service award.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:03am EST

Top Leader Profile: Parker leads IRS Chief Counsel's legal procecessing staff to success

As director of the Legal Processing Division of the Internal Revenue Service's Chief Counsel office, Michael Parker led his office through high water and low on the road to success. He's leadership skills have earned him the distinction as one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:20am EST

Top Leader Profile: Pelberg creates supportive environment to help IRS staff succeed

Top Leaders in Federal Service award winner Marcia Pelberg considers herself a "servant leader" rather than a general. She's been praised for creating an environment at the Internal Revenue Service that helps staff members to achieve success.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:45am EST

Top Leader Profile: CDC's Rothwell epitomizes 'top shelf' leadership

Overseeing the Division of Vital Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Md., Charles Rothwell was called a man who "epitomizes everything a top shelf leader should be." He has been named one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:38am EST

Top Leader Profile: Four generations of public service help Williams succeed at Energy

With 30 years of experience as a federal employee, Thomas Williams considers the government a great place to work. He even encouraged his youngest daughter to follow in the footsteps of her father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His leadership skills have earned him the honor of being names one of Federal News Radio's Top Leaders in Federal Service.

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 02:34am EST

Top Leaders in Federal Service - Nominee List

Federal News Radio received many nominations from our readers and listeners for the special report, Top Leaders in Federal Service. Here's a complete list of all the nominees.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 10:52am EST

Graduate School USA bringing EA back into vogue

Enterprise architecture is coming back in vogue. That's a sentence many cringe at and others run away from screaming with visions of line diagrams and shelfware. But the Graduate School USA— formerly known as the USDA Graduate School — sees the future and enterprise architecture is playing bigger role based on what the initiatives from the Office of Management and Budget.