Dr. Ellen Stofan joined me on The Business of Government Hour to explore her role, NASA's science priorities, efforts at promoting science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and space science successes. Here’s an overview of our conversation.
At a recent discussion of Shared Services – hosted by the Shared Services Leadership Coalition and attended by federal government officials, Hill staffers from the Hill, and industry shared services leaders – I suggested that Mick Jagger was an ally of shared services.
What does effective collaboration look like and does leadership matter? If leadership is important, what specific skills and qualities are valuable for leaders to possess and/or develop in order to lead successful collaborative efforts?
When a new Administration takes office in January 2017, a new set of leaders will drive the nation’s innovation agenda. These leaders can build on significant progress from previous administrations, overcome continued challenges in modernizing technology infrastructure, enact flexible policies and regulations, and build innovation leadership and skills in the federal workforce.