Tag: Chris Floore

A Love Story About the Little Train Park That Could

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: All They Wanna Be, Madison Mars feat. Caslin What I’m Reading: Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things… What I’m Watching: Kim’s Convenience, Season 3 on Netflix Earlier this month, Scottsdale, Arizona’s McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park was recognized with the … Continued

Podcast: Why Local Governments Need PIOs with Chris Floore

Chris Floore Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs Macon-Bibb County, GA LinkedIn | Twitter Communications and media relations. Chris Floore, the Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, joined the podcast to talk about his work and building relationships with the media. Chris discussed the importance of the public … Continued

Transparency & Storytelling Are More Important Now Than Ever Before

Are there too many public information officers (PIOs)?  Share your perspective by signing up to write an article for ELGL. Nick Smith, City of Gaithersburg, Maryland, kicked off the column with his take. Now, Chris Floore, Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs, Macon-Bibb County, writes about his experience. I’m not going to attack the report nor … Continued

Mt. Rushmore with Chris Floore, Macon-Bibb County, GA

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Chris Floore Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs, Macon-Bibb County Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter Internet Sensations ELGL – Have you checked this group out? I’ve heard they’re meme and pop-up conference crazy, all trying to get … Continued

You CAN Have Your Own Logo…on One Condition

Chris Floore follows up John Lisle’s article, “We Want Our Own Logo!” with Macon-Bibb County’s experience with logos. By Chris Floore, LinkedIn | Twitter Oops…did I say one? I meant several. If you want your own logo, we’re going to make you work for it. It will be aligned with our county’s approved graphic identity and it will be … Continued

Never Settle for a Single Mentor

Chris Floore LinkedIn | Twitter Find a mentor? No…find several mentors. Each person you work for and around, or even those that work for you, can teach you something to make you better at life and career. Everyone has a special set of skills from which you could potentially learn, and you should be actively looking at … Continued

Building Relationships with the Media

Chris Floore, 3CMA Communicator of the Year and Macon-Bibb County, GA Assistant to the County Manager, reflects on the recent Presidential debates to identify tips for working with the media. Or…why you shouldn’t watch the early Presidential Debates Did I watch the Republican or Democratic debates? No. I learn more about the world from playing … Continued

Yes or No…Local Government Is Wrong

 Chris Floore (LinkedIn and  Twitter) serves as Assistant to the County Manager for the consolidated Macon-Bibb County local government.  Government makes poor decisions. Always. Every single time. From the color of the carpet to the width of a sidewalk to user fees to the property tax rate to funding external organizations…it doesn’t matter what the decision is. Yes or no…we’re wrong. Or … Continued

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