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Let’s Hear from You America!

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Matt Horn, Director of Local Government Services for MRB Group, and “an all around nice guy” (source not cited).  For all the Matt Horn news you can use, check me out on LinkedIn. What I’m Watching:  Loud House, Big City Greens, and whatever else Hudson Horn forces … Continued

Strength in Weakness

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Matt Horn, Director of Local Government Services for MRB Group.  Follow Matt on LinkedIn, but don’t follow too closely–this vehicle makes frequent stops. What I’m Watching:  Re-watching The Sopranos as a study in organizational management. What I’m Listening to:  A maaasssive summer time playlist…so…much…Buffett… What I’m Reading:  … Continued

Creating a People-Centered Culture at City Hall

Today’s Morning Buzzer is Matt Horn, the Director of Local Government Services for MRB Group. Catch Matt on LinkedIn and Twitter, and anywhere that Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs are sold… In my first weeks as a City Manager, I sat down with each of my leadership team members to be sure I understood their professional … Continued

New Year’s Resolutions for #LocalGov Leaders

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Matt Horn, the Director of MRB Group’s SmarterLocalGov initiative. Follow Matt on Twitter and LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Ted Lencioni What I’m Listening to: When I’m not listening to the latest GovLov podcast, I’m probably working through iTunes playlists for … Continued

So THAT’S what the Vision and Values Section is About…

It’s Matt Horn…again…you can still find my rantings on Twitter and LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: When I’m not perusing the local take-out menus (helping regional economy–mind your business), I’m re-reading “Leaders Eat Last” by Simon Sinek.  Great thoughts for these weird times… What I’m Watching: With a three year-old who stays up past my own … Continued

Turning Wet Paint Into Post Malone

Today’s #MorningBuzz is brought to you by Matt Horn.  He knows all the latest tunes… What I’m Reading:  The Power of Habit, by Charles DuHigg (trying to kick my Girl Scout cookie obsession) What I’m Listening to:  I’ve got a sweet YouTube running playlist.  Fans of 90’s pop will not be disappointed. What I’m Watching:  … Continued

You’re Not Terrible–And Other Employee Feedback

Today’s Buzz is Brought to You by our Finger Lakes Correspondent, Matt Horn. Digitally stalk him on LinkedIn and Twitter. Please direct all complaints to Kirsten Wyatt.  She’s the one who gave me a ProudCity account. What I’m Reading:  The Book of Mistakes, by Skip Prichard (From the title, I assumed it was an unauthorized … Continued

Board Transitions–Managing the Post-Election Hangover

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by the devastatingly witty Matt Horn. For more slapstick, follow me on Twitter or Facebook’s more professional cousin, LinkedIn. What I’m Reading:  Re-reading Micro-Resilience by Bonnie St. John (prompted by an AH-mazing keynote at #ICMA2019). What I’m Listening to:  Deep into lots of 80’s ladies right now…The Pretenders, … Continued

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