Virtual High Fives Build Trust and Improve Team Camaraderie

Here’s the kind of basketball statistic you probably don’t see “passed around” much (…pun intended…). During the 2009 NBA season, legendary basketball star Steve Nash, then with the Phoenix Suns, gave his teammates some sort of gesture of support or affirmation—a high five, low five, slap on the back, and that kind of thing—an average … Continue reading Virtual High Fives Build Trust and Improve Team Camaraderie

2020 FCN Officers

Congratulations to the new FCN Leadership Team: •  Co-Chair: Gabrielle Perret, Senior Media Advisor, General Services Administration •  Co-Chair: Christine Stevenson, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head EOD Technology Division •  Special Events/ Training/Workshop Coordinator: SJ Brown, Chief of Leadership Development for Air Force Public Affairs, Department of Defense •  Social Media … Continue reading 2020 FCN Officers

Communicating on Purpose: The Art of the Podcast

by Sylvia Thomas Ballinger If you like radio shows, but without all the commercials, you’re probably among the growing number of Americans who enjoy listening to podcasts. A good podcast is informative, engaging, and entertaining. The number of Americans listening to podcasts is on the rise, and data reflects a growing trend over the past … Continue reading Communicating on Purpose: The Art of the Podcast