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Seven Decades of Destruction – Part II: The Remedies

Pearland, TX City Manager Clay Pearson writes in part two of his guest blog about why local government benefits from regularly reading the business press. In this post, he explores this June 1, 2019 article in “Forbes” by Geoff Colvin with Phil Wahba. Read Part I: The Situation The blog is an interpretation from the … Continued

City Managers Are Not Pithy, Just Professional

This post is by ELGL member Clay Pearson, in response to this Governing blog about Pueblo, Colorado’s form of government. Really? Advocating a form of government so there’s one person supposed to answer the phone for a developer inquiry? Seems certain to break down at the first sign of delegation from the all-knowing singular boss. … Continued

Podcast: Moving for a Local Government Career

Tanya Ange Deputy City Manager Boulder, CO LinkedIn | Twitter Kristin Donald Finance Director Bozeman, MT LinkedIn Clay Pearson City Manager Pearland, TX LinkedIn | Twitter Moving for a job opportunity is often a reality for someone pursuing a local government career. Three professionals who recently moved for a job join GovLove to give their advice and perspective on … Continued

The Transition with Clay Pearson, City of Pearland, TX

From Michigan to Texas, John McCarter interviews Clay Pearson about his job transition from city manager of Novi, MI to Pearland, TX. When we last heard from Clay, he was coming off the ultimate high of winning the Knope of the Week. Now we hear from Clay about the decision to changing jobs and the local … Continued

MI: Clay Pearson, City of Novi, City Manager

  Fifty Nifty Takeaways What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated to make a difference through the public sector, and we … Continued

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