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Category: I Have To Ask You

I Have to Ask: COVID Impacts on Work

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Margaret Gunther, Volunteer Program Manager for the City of Tualatin, Oregon, writes about how COVID has impacted and changed her work. She can be reached at [email protected], or 503.691.3070, Sign up to be the next guest columnist for … Continued

I Have to Ask: A Dozen Lessons Learned from 20 Years in Public Service

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Lydia Rossiter, Senior Utility Consultant at Moonshot Missions, writes about 12 lessons she’s learned in public service. Connect with Lydia on LinkedIn. Sign up to be the next guest columnist for the ‘I Have to Ask’ column. I … Continued

I Have to Ask: Accomplishments as a Strategic Performance Manager

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Erin L. Hudson, MPA, NCCMC, Strategic Performance Manager for the Town of Morrisville, writes about the accomplishments she is most proud of. Connect with Erin on Twitter or LinkedIn. Sign up to be the next guest columnist for … Continued

I Have to Ask: Three Life-Changing Books

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Weston Davis, EMS Director for the City of El Campo, Texas, spotlights the three books that had the biggest impact on his life.  Sign up to be the next guest columnist for the ‘I Have to Ask’ column. … Continued

I Have to Ask: Books, Balance, and the Best

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Lisa Durden, Chief Audit Executive for the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs, shares her best professional experience in 2020, book recommendations, and importance of taking care of your mental health during COVID-19. Sign up to be the next … Continued

I Have to Ask: Working During COVID

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Renee Tyler, the former Director of Transportation Services for the City of Dubuque, Iowa, writes about the impact of COVID on the work environment. On Sept. 21, 2020, Renee started her current position as the Community Services … Continued

I Have to Ask: COVID Is Changing the Workplace

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Kristina Ashton, Senior Management Analyst at City of Fort Worth Water & Wastewater Utility, writes about the impact of COVID on her job. Sign up to be the next guest columnist for the ‘I Have to Ask’ … Continued

I Have to Ask: Love of Art

In this series, guest columnists choose to reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Thom Fowler, Senior Administrative Analyst at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, writes about incorporating his love of art into his day job. Sign up to be the next guest columnist for the ‘I Have to … Continued

I Have to Ask: Public Spaces and Equity

In this series, guest columnists choose to reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Ryan Krueger, Senior Planner at Intrinsik Architecture, Inc., write about an issue that should be receiving more attention from local governments. Sign up to be the next guest columnist for the ‘I Have to Ask’ column. … Continued

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