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Gotham Government Services Receives 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor

November 9, 2022 – U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh recognized Gotham Government Services as one of the 835 recipients of the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Award during a virtual award ceremony presented by U.S. Department of Labor. Gotham Government Services (GGS) earned the gold award after applying earlier this year. The Honoring Investments …

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Talk Too Much

Do I Talk Too Much

One day during a coaching session, an executive asked me, “How do I know if I’m talking too much?” The question had emerged from the results of confidential interviews I had conducted at the executive’s request.  I had created a document which included de-identified “themes” which emerged during my interaction with his colleagues. One tiny …

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Sleight of Hand

Organizational Prestidigitation

The concept of prestidigitation is central to magic shows.  It can involve a sleight of hand or the ability to distract a person while they are looking at a trick, using misdirection. Increasingly, the concept of prestidigitation is being employed by social engineers aimed at scamming others, most especially in cybersecurity attacks. Michael Solomon describes …

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Shiny Pennies

Shiny Pennies

We’ve all experienced shiny pennies. As children, it seemed so magical to hold a newly-minted penny, as it sparkled in the light of day. When we held it next to another penny, we instantly drew a comparison and decided somehow that the old one could have never been as new or stand out so brilliantly. …

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July is Disability Pride Month: Celebrating the ADA’s Passage

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed 32 years ago on July 26, 1990. That date marked decades of activism from the disability community for equal treatment. In commemoration of the historic act, July marks Disability Pride Month for people with disabilities in the United States. What is Disability Pride? Eli Clare describes disability …

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