Mission Is Possible
Lindsay Rodman, Cracking Open the Process to Enhance Diversity

Lindsay Rodman, Cracking Open the Process to Enhance Diversity

November 23, 2020

Mission is Possible host Sasha O’Connell and Lindsay Rodman, Executive Director of LCWINS, discuss ways that transition teams can help to create more diverse leadership across the national security sector.

 

For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series

I’m Chip Fulghum, I think I’m your Acting

I’m Chip Fulghum, I think I’m your Acting

November 16, 2020

Chip Fulghum, former Deputy Undersecretary of Management and CFO of DHS, and Guidehouse Senior Strategic Advisor Chris Cummiskey reflect on their experience at DHS undergoing Presidential transitions and the challenges and successes they faced.

 

For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series

John Pistole: Change is the Constant in Life

John Pistole: Change is the Constant in Life

November 9, 2020

John Pistole, Anderson University President and former Administrator of the TSA and Deputy Director of the FBI, joins Guidehouse’s Patricia Cogswell to discuss their shared experience at TSA and John’s perspective on experiencing a Presidential transition from the career and political appointee sides.

 

For more information on the series, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/presidential-transition-podcast-mini-series

Trailer for Presidential  Transition Mini-Series

Trailer for Presidential Transition Mini-Series

October 30, 2020

Whether it is the transition to the second term of a sitting Administration or the transition to a new administration, life inside dynamic national security departments and agencies gets even more so from election to inauguration and onward to the first “100” days. In this special spin-off series, Guidehouse and the American University School of Public Affairs host a series of conversations with former senior officials from across the National Security Sector. 

Amping Up Your NSS Career Readiness - How to be Competitive as a Candidate in the COVID-19 Era

Amping Up Your NSS Career Readiness - How to be Competitive as a Candidate in the COVID-19 Era

August 28, 2020

Panelists lead a conversation on how young professionals and students should best position themselves for success in the National Security Sector. This episode is a joint project with FedUpward. 

Recruiting for Cyber in the National Security Sector - Reaching the Best Candidates through Non-Conventional Pathways

Recruiting for Cyber in the National Security Sector - Reaching the Best Candidates through Non-Conventional Pathways

July 28, 2020

In this episode of Mission is Possible, we look at the ways federal agencies can recruit for Cybersecurity talent by using non-conventional pathways. Our panelists offer advice for prospective candidates and insight on the future of cyber recruiting. 

 

To listen to the full panel, visit: https://guidehouse.com/insights/national-security/2020/recruiting-for-cyber

Coming Attraction: #NatSecGirlSquad x Guidehouse Study on Diversity & Inclusion in National Security Sector

Coming Attraction: #NatSecGirlSquad x Guidehouse Study on Diversity & Inclusion in National Security Sector

May 18, 2020

In this episode of Mission is Possible we interview key players in the development of the #NatSecGirlSquad x Guidehouse survey “What It Looks Like vs What It Is: Building Competent Diversity in National Security.” The contents of the episode were recorded at the #NatSecGirlSquad Conference in December 2019 but the survey, originally scheduled for an in-person event launch in March, 2020, and the associated podcast was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mission is Possible: Finance Enabling Operations

Mission is Possible: Finance Enabling Operations

April 21, 2020

In this episode of Mission is Possible, we look at the ways Chief Financial Officers in the National Security Sector are unique and dive into the critically important topic of managing stakeholders. Our panelists also offer advice on what they look for in prospective candidates and tips for success. 

Mission is Possible: Behavioral Science and Disaster Preparedness

Mission is Possible: Behavioral Science and Disaster Preparedness

December 16, 2019
Accurately anticipating human behavior under extreme or threatening circumstances is essential to developing effective security, emergency, risk and crisis management. In this episode of Mission is Possible, we look at the ways behavioral-based emergency and disaster preparedness provide the skills to help leaders and decision-makers guide their efforts in crisis preparation, response, and recovery.
Mission is Possible: Data in Decision-making

Mission is Possible: Data in Decision-making

November 25, 2019

Data plays a crucial role in every stage of the decision-making process. Decision-making is the most important task of managers in a federal agency or of any organization. Therefore, to enable managers to take good quality decisions, it is very important to provide them with the right kind of data and information. In this episode, we'll discuss challenges, opportunities and best practices for assessing program effectiveness and aligning resources to strategy.

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