The Lectern

  • Is it time to go back to the office?

    Steve Kelman considers the pros and cons of continuing maximum telework. Read More

  • 'Leading by example' and organizational performance

    Steve Kelman spotlights new research that measures the impact of "walking the walk." Read More

  • Following our preconceptions often leads us astray

    Steve Kelman stresses the importance of keeping an open mind. Read More

  • Some 'kind engineers' who have gravitated to government contracting

    Steve Kelman checks in with another non-traditional IT contractor, and explores what attracted them to the market. Read More

  • Gray rhinos in government

    Steven Kelman discusses known-but-neglected risks on Washington Technology's Project 38 podcast. Read More

  • 'Psychological safety' and organizational performance

    Steve Kelman stresses the benefits of creating space for questions and push-back. Read More

  • An academic superstar urges us to get better at abandoning old beliefs

    Steve Kelman recommends a new book -- and broader life lessons -- from Adam Grant. Read More

  • Cultivating small talk when there's no office

    Federal managers should look for ways to create the virtual water cooler environment. Read More

  • A career fed does a stint at USDS

    Steve Kelman checks in with procurement innovator and past Fed 100 winner Mark Junda on his latest chapter. Read More

  • A contractor calls for hiring more techies in-house

    Steve Kelman argues that Ad Hoc CEO Greg Gershman is onto something important. Read More

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