August 3, 2016

As a Federal Government employee for seven years now, a lot of friends (new and old) have asked me about my experience as a civil employee. I have always had a bit of an entrepreneurial spirit and have perhaps never seemed like a natural fit for a large federal bureaucracy but I've managed to make it work, albeit with a bit of a learning curve. I have had a few setbacks and failures but I've managed to move up because of some great people who have been willing to mentor me and help develop and reinforce some ideas that I’m adopting as my own personal principles. I think these principles are certainly helpful for other federal employees but also helpful for state and municipal employees. Hell, a quick glance through the leadership and business section of your local book store would show that these...

July 20, 2016

As I've been getting this website ready to publish, I've also been authoring a series of posts about how to thrive in the federal government workforce based on the following principles:

1. Have one foot out the door.
2. Pursue other interests.
3. Build Relationships
4. Maintain good boundaries.
5. Documentation is King.
6. You wield crazy power.

I'm looking forward to publishing it. Please stay tuned.

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Riley Evan Ross
Writer and Speaker

I speak and write on the topic of moderation because I believe that a thorough re-examination of moderation can help our societies build change resilience and grow together.

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