Tag: Clarity Award

Dear 2019 Clarity Award Winners

Dear City of Scottsdale, AZ- As a representative of the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Cartegraph + ELGL Clarity Award, I am writing you today with congratulations.  Government frequently does good things, but its also important that we share those stories in clear, meaningful ways.  Your story this year was inspirational. So congratulations on winning … Continued

Innovation Needs Candor, But Don’t Forget to be Caring

This guest blog is by ELGL member Mike Skibbe, the Deputy Director of Public Works at the 2018 Clarity Award Winning Village of Buffalo Grove. Connect on LinkedIn at  or send an email to connect! At Buffalo Grove, we promote a culture of innovation.  One of the “Hard Truths” about innovative cultures, as Gary Pisano wrote … Continued

Take the Time… to Make it Brief

This guest blog is by ELGL member Mike Skibbe, the Deputy Director of Public Works (and self-proclaimed Jenga champ) and 2018 Clarity Award winner from the Village of Buffalo Grove, IL. As recipients of the Management Innovation Award from APWA Lake Branch, I recently created a five minute presentation to celebration five years of hard work integrating … Continued

Webinar: 7 Tips for Working with the Media

Don’t forget to apply for the ELGL & Cartegraph Clarity Award. The application is simple and short. Deadline is February 28. Register… Breaking the News: 7 Tips for Working with the Media Wed, Feb 28, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PST Working with the media doesn’t have to be a hair-raising feat. During this free … Continued

Call for Nominations: Clarity Award Presented by ELGL & Cartegraph

Presented by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) & Cartegraph.  Link: Application for the Clarity Award Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) ELGL is the fastest growing government network. We’re a big-tent family with more than 2,600 members from across the country. We are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in local government, embracing new technologies, and humanizing the … Continued

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