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Jan 19, 2021

I interviewed Becky Brown, fed and owner of Federalisms - a card company that focuses on products for federal employees. We talk through what it's like to get our own businesses off the ground while following the guidelines for federal employees. She's gotten amazing press for her work and sets a great example for those...

Jan 11, 2021

I sat down with Lindy Kyzer of to talk about the impact participation in the chaos of January 6th could have real implications for your security clearance adjudication. While we try to steer clear of over political discussions (which is hard at this point), I want to be clear that I in NO WAY endorse...

Jan 8, 2021

We've been teleworking (mostly) for months. What happens when - hopefully - COVID infection rates slow down and things are back to normal (whatever that means anymore)? Will we keep teleworking? Change our duty station locations and all live in rural areas that are cheaper while doing the same jobs? See reductions in...