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The Art of Self Discovery (and Why It Matters in Local Government)

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Reading: Just finished Book Lovers by Emily Henry, bookended with Octavia Butler’s Parables with a bonus of I’ll Show Myself Out by Jessi Klein for fun. Who reads one book at a time anyway? What I’m Listening … Continued

Keep Your Wheels Rolling: #ELGL21 Inspiration

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager for the City of Battle Creek, Michigan. Connect with me on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I’m reading: Fires, Floods, and Taxicabs by Jeffrey Roth What I’m watching: Nailed It on Netflix – absolutely hilarious What I’m listening to: That sweet, sweet #ELGL Spotify playlist   I … Continued

The Learning Doesn’t Stop When You Leave the Classroom

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! Listening: The Mowgli’s Stop Fighting Yourself and Spotify’s This is The Mowgli’s Watching: Ted Lasso on Apple TV Reading: Jenn McKinlay Cupcake Bakery Mystery Series (It’s based in Scottsdale) The Learning Doesn’t Stop When You Leave the Classroom I have been thinking a … Continued

Podcast: Passion and Public Works with Joey Garcia, Torrance, California

Joey Garcia Sr. Administrative Analyst City of Torrance, CA LinkedIn | Twitter Keeping the fire lit. Joey Garcia, Senior Administrative Analyst for the City of Torrance, California, joined the podcast to talk about his career path and public works. He shared his experience finding that first job in local government, what he’s learned from working … Continued

Einstein’s Three Rules of Work

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: Everything is Awful What I’m Watching: Agatha Raisin What I’m Reading: The Otter of Death Einstein’s Three Rules of Work On the bulletin board above my desk, I have tacked a quotation clipped from a magazine many years ago … Continued

Unpopular Opinion: Yoda Was Wrong

This post is brought to you by Lynn Kelly-Lehner, from the City of Temecula Listening to: The Bleachers – Strange Desire Reading: Devotion by Dani Shapiro Watching: Star Wars – Return of the Jedi Up until last week, I had never seen Star Wars. I know, I know, I know… I’ve already received a ton … Continued

Treat Yourself: Caring for You During COVID-19

By Katie Nelson, Strategic Communications Team for the COVID-19 response in Mountain View, CA. Connect with me on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I’m Reading: Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng What I’m Watching: Tiger King … again What I’m Listening To: Get a Life, Chloe Brown ____________________________________________________________________________________ It finally happened. I broke down today. I … Continued

Project Divided: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Today’s Buzz is by Sarah E. O’Brien | Community Whisperer @ Collaborative Development Collective (Facebook, LinkedIn ,Twitter, ) What I am watching: Project Divided Webseries What I am reading: Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters changed our world. What I am listening to: GovLove 333: Engagement, Arts and Cities … Continued

What’s Your Favorite Place?

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: Parasite Soundtrack …a delightful soundtrack to accompany a dark masterpiece about inequality What I’m Reading: The Motive, by Patrick Lencioni …leadership should be more about the led than the leader What I’m Watching: Lost Cities with Albert Lin …technology can … Continued

I Have to Ask: Three Misconceptions About ELGL

ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt poses a question and a guest columnist answers it. This week, a familiar face ELGL Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt (LinkedIn and Twitter) shares the three most common misconceptions about ELGL. Background ELGL was founded in 2012 and has grown from a Portland-metro area lunch group into an international organization with thousands … Continued

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