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Frequent travels enable me to view the world holistically. It helps with building and establishing long-term relationships that uplifts humanity. Opportunities come to those who knock or kick the door down; and the consciousness to leave it open for others to build upon. It’s one of the ways to ensure

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Networking

4 Tips on How to Build Your Networking Skills

Networking is a powerful skill to have but it takes focus and dedication to build a strong network. The foundation lies on the strength of the connection or relationship. When you first meet someone, there are numerous questions you can ask but it’s important to first identify the goal or

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Understanding Millennial Culture

Understanding Millennial Culture

It was 8:30 a.m. on a typical Wednesday in Washington, D.C., and the Metro train was packed with people. Everyone was hustling and bustling to get to work. As the train made its stops, I held on to the handles and continued to keep watch of my surroundings. Not soon

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Change Management in Government Settings: Appreciation Can Help

To say that ‘change is occurring’ in government workplaces is a massive understatement. In fact, the amount and extent of change that is underway is almost too much for people to process. Even though change is a common occurrence in the government sector, it is almost always viewed negatively. No

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Millennial Managers

What Does Being a Millennial Manager Look Like?

The next generation of inspired leaders is stepping up into supervisory and managerial roles more often as time goes on. Making that shift and finding a way to represent your values as a manager is tough. We asked some YGL members who have become managers relatively recently to share their

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Effective Writing

Effective Writing: How to Manage the White Space

In 1998, then President Bill Clinton issued a directive referred to as the “Plain Language Memo” in an effort to reinvent the way government communicates with the public. This directive was further enhanced by the “Plain Writing Act of 2010,” a directive signed by President Barack Obama that stated all

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Annual Report

2016 Summary: YGL National

YGL National had quite a year in 2016 and the leadership team is proud to share those accomplishments because we want you to see for yourself how your contributions helped other Millennials around the country solidify their influence within government and also how your dedication and hard work shaped the future of

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Leadership Development Program Launch

Applications Now Open for YGL’s Leadership Development Fellowship

The goal of the program is to help early-career young government professionals (GS-9-GS-12)  to achieve greater clarity around their career goals and to develop the skills that align to their goals over the course of the program so that they can move to the next level in their career.

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