Tag: City of Kansas City

I Have to Ask: Coworking KC

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Rick Usher writes about the growth of coworking space in Kansas City, Missouri. I write this from Kansas City’s newest and likely the world’s largest coworking space, Plexpod Westport Commons.  Kansas City loves coworking and the … Continued

Pop Quiz with Sarah Martin-Anderson, City of Kansas City, MO

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Sarah Martin-Anderson Job Title: ‎Manager of … Continued

Pop Quiz with Chris Hernandez, City of Kansas City, Missouri

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Chris Hernandez Job Title: Communications … Continued

Pop Quiz with Mark Van Baale, City of Kansas City, Missouri

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Mark Van Baale Job Title: ‎Social … Continued

Believe the Hype – KCMO Conquers City Hall Selfie Day

Videos, proclamations, graphic, and giveaways — the hype for the 2nd annual International #CityHallSelfie Day was incredible. Luckily, much of the creative preparation for #CityHallSelfie Day is transferable to future projects that you or your staff may work on. By Mark Van Baale, City of Kansas City, MO When it was announced #CityHallSelfie Day would occur again … Continued

Mt. Rushmore with Scott Huizenga, City of Kansas City, Missouri

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Scott Huizenga City of Kansas City, Missouri – Budget Officer Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter City Departments – In the budget world, what gets funded gets done.  Water Services Police Aviation Fire TV Shows Star Trek: The Next … Continued

Knope of the Week: Rick Usher, Kansas City (MO) Assistant City Manager

Knope of the Week Lands on Ted Talks Rick Usher (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Assistant City Manager for Small Business & Entrepreneurship and has been employed by the City of Kansas City, Mo. since 1985. He’s a guru on Google Fiber. He’s a historian on Cookingham. And he’s a master communicator on Twitter. And now, … Continued

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