Category: Morning Buzz

Digital Hoarding — Working to De-Clutter Your Digital Space

What I’m listening to –  Ariana Grande’s new album What I’m watching – “Friends From College” on Netflix What I’m reading – “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover (audiobook) ———— Last week, fellow ELGL’er Jordan Rae Hillman talked about using the Kon Mari method for de-cluttering at home. But since many of us spend a large portion of … Continued

How to Be a Man in a Meeting

Right Now with Kevin Teater What I’m Listening to – Ashley Heath (super cool Asheville artist) What I’m Reading – Walking Home by Ken Greenberg What I’m Watching ­– UNC basketball (Duke is going down tomorrow) What I’m Doing – Looking forward to sunny Oregon summer Did you see the great article Kendra Davis wrote … Continued

KonMari for Local Government

Morning Buzz with Jordan Rae Hillman, Deputy Director of City Planning for the city of Jackson, Mississippi Netflix released Tidying Up with Marie Kondo early this year. Now everyone is talking about decluttering, tidying, and organizing. Marie Kondo teaches that if you properly simplify and organize your home (and life) once, you’ll never have to do it … Continued

Lights On Little Rock

The City of Little Rock is launching a new campaign with our neighborhood associations called Lights On.  Lights On is a streetlight canvassing project aimed at giving our residents easy to use tools for systematically looking for streetlights in their neighborhoods that are out or blocked by vegetation.  This project was the result of a strategic … Continued

Empowered Women, Empower Women

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Kirsten Wyatt. What I’m Reading: Click Here to Kill Everybody by Bruce Schneier What I’m Listening To: The Dropout podcast by ABC Radio What I’m Watching: #RHOBH (don’t @ me) Last week I missed the new ELGL tradition of #NDOSC (National Day of Supper Clubbing) because I was stuck in … Continued

Reflecting on #NDOSC

By: Christian M. Williams @mypublictweeter If you had asked me back in November how successful #NDOSC (National Day of Supper Clubbing) would be, I would have struggled to find an answer.    One week ago, on February 6, 400+ people from 30+ cities across the nation met up simultaneously to discuss local government #localgov. Volunteers … Continued

What Can Local Government Learn from Higher Education?

What am I watching: Yellowstone documentaries What I am listening to:  GovLove podcasts What I am reading: 2008 FORD Escape Owners Manual I accidentally started my career working in higher education. Although higher education was not the best career fit, I am grateful for what I learned while I was there. As I transitioned into … Continued

Yes, Hashtags Still Matter for Public Agencies

Right Now with Warren Kagarise (Linkedin/Twitter/Instagram) What I’m watching: Both Fyre Festival documentaries, of course —Netflix FTW — and “The American Meme,” a near-perfect examination/takedown of #influencer culture. What I’m listening to: The sound of wind-swirled snow as I update Twitter during Seattle’s #Snowmaggedon2019. The hashtag is dead. Or is it? In my role at … Continued

A Guide to Working With Economic Development Organizations

Today’s Morning Buzz is by brand new Morning Buzzer Anna Marum – connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m watching: Kingdom What I’m listening to: Weezer’s Teal Album What I’m reading: The World According to Garp First of all, what is an economic development organization? At its most basic level, an economic development … Continued

To All the Local Government Agencies I’ve Loved Before

Today’s Buzz is by brand new Morning Buzzer Dr. Sarah Martin– connect with her on LinkedIn & Twitter! What I’m Watching: Leah Remini’s Scientology series What I’m Reading: There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald What I’m Listening To: A very random Drake piano covers playlist on Spotify because I don’t work well with lyrics … Continued

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