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RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company – Did you know Umpqua Bank was named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 6th year in a row? Learn more about this success from Barbara Baker, VP for Cultural Enhancement at an ELGL forum on Thursday, May 17. ELGL members and other interested professionals can reserve a spot by contacting [email protected] with your name, company, and position. The meeting will be held at 20085 NW Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro OR 97124.
Lending for Olympia’s future? Building affordable housing, redeveloping blighted areas, or supporting new commercial development are potential uses for a $1.8 million low-interest loan program that the Olympia City Council could decide to pursue tonight.
For Cornelius, conservative spending stretches a tight budget – Working with $28.1 million in recommended funding to provide core services in 2013, including only a few cuts and consolidations, the city anticipates neither growing nor shrinking in the near future.
City fee catches landlords by surprise – Property owner groups say the $10.50 per-unit levy in Springfield doesn’t reflect any specific city expense
HBR.org: Stop Getting Bad Advice
Male Professionals with Higher Ethical Standards Earn Less – Although companies have focused greater attention on the need for ethical practices over the past few decades, male business professionals who self-report high ethical character earn, on average, 3.4% less than their peers who don’t report having such standards, according to an analysis of data on thousands of students by Andrew Hussey of the University of Memphis.
Find the Reverse Leaders in Your Midst – In the spirit of reverse innovation, and reverse mentoring, I submit to you that the next trend to watch out for in leadership is, you guessed it — reverse leadership.
Inside the UGB
- At council meeting, Forest Grove honors its police and rescue workers
- Portland city audit shows police bureau still years behind on many plans for improvement
- Mike Burton, former PSU official and Oregon lawmaker, sentenced for official misconduct in travel case
- Hillsboro, Milwaukie both will consider future of minor league baseball in Metro area
Outside the UGB
- County Car License Tab Renewals to Include $20 Congestion Reduction Charge Starting in June
- Lakewood police launch website, Facebook page
- Company Town: State workers aid local charities
- Monmouth residents fight zoning change as business hopes to expand
- Seattle could face DOJ lawsuit over police reforms
- May 2012 Primary Election: The Eugene Mayor’s Race | KEZI
- “Poster children of obesity” by All politics is local | The Columbian
- City council delays Fairview decision
- State backs Eugene on VA zoning
Pinterest for Government: A Recipe for Success? Some agencies are now exploring the platform as one element of a social media strategy.
Brand Takes a Tweeting – To tweet or not to tweet? That was the question. I resisted jumping aboard the Twitter bandwagon until last week for reasons both practical and philosophical. But it basically boiled down to this: I don’t have that much to say. And certainly, once I turn in this column each day, I’ve pretty much said it.
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