Category: ELGL Recurring Series

I Feel Lucky (#LocalGov’s Version)

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones — connect on LinkedIn & Twitter! What I’m Listening to: Daily Mixes and Blends on Spotify What I’m Reading: Just finished Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, 12/10 would recommend. Currently reading Seven Empty Houses by Samanta Schweblin. What I’m Watching: Mary Chapin Carpenter’s I Feel Lucky … Continued

New Year, New You?

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Rebecca Cormier, a Sr. Solution Engineer for Slack’s public sector solutions. You can connect with Rebecca on LinkedIn. What I’m Watching:  Just finished White Lotus on HBO What I’m Listening to:  Criminal Podcast  What I’m Reading:  Making Numbers Count: The Art and Science of Communicating in Numbers … Continued

Patience

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Jackie Wehmeyer, Senior Director of Strategy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Parkland, Florida. Parkland was named one of the Best Places to Work in Local Government in 2021 by ELGL and a Top Workplace in 2022. Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew … Continued

12 Days of Christmas – Local Gov Mentorship Remix

Today’s Buzz is by Meredith Reynolds, Deputy City Manager for the City of Long Beach. Follow Meredith on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  What I’m Listening To: My Holiday Playlist What I’m Watching: My holiday favorites – which, yes, all have music, but y’all know me by now right? – White Christmas, Emmet Otter’s Jug Band … Continued

Tips for Avoiding Holiday Burnout

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Danielle Rogers, Community Marketing Manager for the City of Newton, Iowa. Connect with her on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: Woman of Light by Kali Fajardo-Anstine What I’m Listening To: We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle What I’m Watching: Love, Lizzo on HBO Max and Shipwreck … Continued

Great Expectations

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Jackie Wehmeyer, Senior Director of Strategy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Parkland, Florida. Parkland was named one of the Best Places to Work in Local Government in 2021 by ELGL and a Top Workplace in 2022. Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew … Continued

Do Not NOT Go Gentle

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Dr. Sarah Martin Story, now a Lead Content Strategist at Color Health. Find her on Twitter @DrSarahMarie and on Medium.  She is also now finally posting again on IG about once a month. What I’m Watching: White Lotus Season 2. I don’t love shows about reprehensible people. But that’s never been what this is. … Continued

Strategies for Successful Recruitment

I am in the unique position of getting to rebuild Brighton’s Budget & Performance Team from scratch. Due to a recent move by one employee and my other employee trailblazing a new sustainability position for the City, I have found myself entering the holidays as a one-woman show. For those of you who have ever … Continued

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