Batter Up: 5 Things Workforce Planners Can Learn From Fantasy Baseball


It’s that time of year again. Baseball superfans know what I’m talking about. It’s time to draft your fantasy baseball team. If you’re like millions of Americans, you’re grabbing your peanuts and Cracker Jacks and getting ready for an exciting season.

For many, the fantasy draft isn’t a one-and-done event. Avid baseball fans actively observe signings, releases, injuries and news about prospects throughout the off-season. People who would otherwise cringe in the face of data find themselves knee deep in acronyms like OBP and WAR, and statistically normed stats. They know how to separate the five-tool players from those who wear their glove on the wrong hand. Read More

World War G: How to Cure Zombie Government Executives


The below article, written by COE’s Dr. Paul Eder and Ascendant Group’s Raoul Davis, was originally published on in September 2013. The piece warns of the dangers of “zombie” government executives, and how to rescue and rehabilitate these unmotivated, frustrated or poorly trained federal workers.

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