In his first post on this blog, BEIS Permanent Secretary Alex Chisholm talks about a recent experience as a volunteer and what it taught him.
Mark Sedwill urges civil servants in all departments to think differently about how they work with their wider departmental partners to deliver shared goals.
Effective leaders are more aware of how they are perceived by others, says Adam Woodroffe, who delivers leadership courses on behalf of Civil Service Learning.
Where does a leader's responsibility for developing their staff begin and end? Kate Silver from the Ministry of Defence focuses on five themes for leading effective learning and development.
Food Standards Agency chief executive Catherine Brown explains what leaders and managers at the FSA are doing to live up to the principles in the Leadership Statement.
Today we’re sad to say goodbye and thank you to Stephen Foreshew-Cain, Executive Director of GDS. Stephen is leaving GDS after two years, first as Chief Operating Officer and then as Executive Director. As Chief Operating Officer, Stephen oversaw the establishment of …
Debbie Alder, chair of the new HR (Human Resources) Capability Board, on why HR is the place to be and how great HR will help us make the Civil Service vision a reality.
Clare Moriarty addresses some of the issues raised by the many people who commented on her previous blog post, 'In praise of vulnerability'.
Sue Owen encourages aspiring leaders to apply for two important Civil Service talent development schemes, and emphasises their potential for increasing diversity at senior levels.
Jeremy Heywood and John Manzoni set out a new vision for the future of the Civil Service.