Author: Joey!

Morning Buzz: Coming at You Live!

What I’m listening to – Started listening to a new podcast that focuses on mental health from a Latinx perspective. It’s incredibly refreshing as someone who grew up with overwhelming stigmatization of any sort of mental health condition. Take a listen to Latinx Therapy. What I’m watching –  Ozark. It’s like Breaking Bad, but imagine Walter White … Continued

Being the Youngest Person at a Meeting

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – The Color of Law What I’m Watching – Star Trek: TNG What I’m cooking – Vegan Eggplant Parmesan I recently came across an article on Lifehacker titled How to Deal With Being an Older Employee at a Modern Company that was clearly targeted to older employees struggling to … Continued

No. Nope. Uh uh.

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – The Color of Law What I’m Watching – Queer Eye Season 2! What I’m eating – The Best Chicken Breast of All Time Recently I needed some information from another department which could run a report to complete my request. I reached out to the department manager and after … Continued

Post Conference Ecstasy

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – The Color of Law What I’m Watching – Queer Eye What I’m Doing – Reflecting on a great conference I am running high from #ELGL18! I took some great notes and attended relevant sessions to my position as a Public Works Analyst. Selling an ELGL out-of-state conference was a … Continued

Rolling In, With or Without Your Permits

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America What I’m Watching – All nine seasons of The Office. This show is too real sometimes. What I’m Doing – Attempting to eat less meat. This ish is hard. Short-term rentals, ride-sharing, bike-shares, dockless bikes and now scooters. Dockless … Continued

ICMA Coaching Program: Creating a Culture for Cultivating Talent and Getting Results

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Creating a Culture for Cultivating Talent and Getting Results ICMA Coaching Program Webinar 10:00 – 11:30 AM PDT, Thursday, May 10, 2018 Advance registration required for this no-charge webinar Topics: 1. How can you retool your organizational culture and design your workplace for better results? 2. What are practical steps to make your agency … Continued

ICMA Career Compass #62: How Do I Get a Better Title?

Dr. Frank Benest is back with more career advice: How Do I Get a Better Title ANALYST: I’m a senior management analyst in the city manager’s office in a mid-sized city. Over the past four years, I’ve been the lead person for the organization on a number of internal and external communication issues. I’m well-regarded … Continued

Public Works – Inclusive Boy’s Club

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading  – White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America What I’m Watching – All nine seasons of The Office. This show is too real sometimes. What I’m Doing – Falling in love with my Sous Vide. Public Works – Inclusive Boy’s Club My city is fortunate enough to … Continued

ICMA Coaching Program: Entrepreneurial Solutions for Local Government Challenges

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Entrepreneurial Solutions for Local Government Challenges ICMA Coaching Program Webinar 10:30 – 12:00 PM PDT, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Advance registration required for this no-charge webinar Topics: 1. What are the major stages of a career in local government? 2. What are the key factors for success in each and resources to support you? … Continued

Resolve for Smart Goals

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution? Chances are you already failed, but don’t worry! Most people do! Rank Top 10 New Years resolutions for 2017 Percent 1 Lose Weight / Healthier Eating 21.4% 2 Life / Self Improvements 12.3% 3 Better Financial Decisions 8.5% 4 Quit Smoking 7.1% 5 Do more exciting things 6.3% … Continued

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