05.30.12 The Morning Buzz




We’re gonna need a bigger bike.

Tri-County Bike Pedestrian Summit Set – Community News Story – KTVZ Bend – A free tri-county bike and pedestrian summit will take place at Black Butte Ranch on Tuesday, June 19 and will feature presentations by local officials from Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties, city representatives and state agencies. Tuesday, May 29, 2012.

RSVP: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 – ELGL is hosting a luncheon with former State Economist and current Chair of the Portland State Economics Department, Dr. Thomas Potiowsky. The discussion will be on the US recovery and the new economic environment. This information will be relevant to long-term local government revenues and anyone interested in budgeting.

Talkin’ About My Generation with ELGL-Eugene – Please find the attached announcement regarding the upcoming lunch seminar scheduled for Thursday, June 21 in Springfield. Special thanks to Judy Williams at Lane County for putting the agenda together and Jeff Towery at Springfield for agreeing to host us next month.



Mayor Arrested for Hacking Website of Group That Tried to Recall Him – Felix Roque, the Democratic mayor of West New York, N.J., and his 22-year-old son Joseph were arrested by the FBI last Thursday on suspicion of hacking into a website dedicated to having Roque recalled and intimidating the people who set it up.


Duck Hunt revenge!

7 Reasons Networking Can Be a Professional Development Boot Camp – How many times do you say to yourself that you need to meet more people? That your circle of influence needs to be strengthened?  That your skills and talents have yet to be discovered?

Changing the Conversation in Your Company – In our experience, it’s rare for a diverse group of headstrong Executive Education participants from around the globe to agree on anything. Yet earlier this month, when we surveyed a group of leaders who attended the Driving Performance Through Talent Management program at Harvard Business School, 92% agreed that the practice of internal communication “has undergone a lot of change” at their companies “in recent years.”

If You’re a New Manager, Get Bossy – Common wisdom is that the best managers are collaborative. After all, nobody likes to be bossed around. But that’s not true for rookie managers.

Inside the UGB

I totally do this..

Outside the UGB

Haha classic

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