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Leadership Corner: Leadership through Metaphors

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 7   Metaphors are one of the simplest and most effective ways for a leader to communicate with a group.

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Academy Holds First Principal Investigator Forum

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 7   The Academy held its first knowledge sharing forum for Principal Investigators in Annapolis, Maryland, on August 4-7, 2008.

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This Month in NASA History: Pioneer Venus Multiprobe Mission

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 7   On August 8, 1978, Pioneer Venus Multiprobe (also known as Pioneer Venus 2) was launched from Cape Canaveral.

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Practitioner Bookshelf: Dan Roam’s The Back of the Napkin

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 7   It’s the night before a big presentation, and your slide deck is half-finished.

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Message from the Academy Director: Force Field Analysis — Not Just for Physicists

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 7   The insights of Kurt Lewin, one of the founding fathers of social psychology, have relevance for a project-based environment like NASA.

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Government Brief: House Subcommittee Holds NPOESS Hearing

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1, Issue 7   Rep. Nick Lampson (TX-22) of the House Committee on Science and Technology expressed grave concerns about the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS).

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Academy Brief: The Career Development Framework

August 7, 2008 Vol. 1 Issue 7   The Academy’s four-level career development framework is the basis for determining what training, work assignments, and developmental activities are right for you.

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