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04.01.13: Your Morning Buzz

Google, YouTube, Twitter get into April Fools’ action [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFbYadm_mrw&w=560&h=315] The High Five For Nike, being controversial is often profitable – The Washington, D.C.-based Human Rights Campaign advocacy group didn’t intend to create a social-media sensation last week. It put pink stripes on red background in the shape of an equal sign to use for its own … Continued

2.12.13 Your Morning Interruption

Fiat 500 driver’s Naples U-turn fiasco goes viral [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxomW9x1eq0&w=420&h=315] The High Five Should We Replace the Term ‘Congestion Pricing’? – Readers offer their suggestions — with road fare emerging as a top choice.  Retirement lessons from Pope Benedict – If you’ve got a job for life, when should you call it quits? Cities have hundreds of empty … Continued

I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar

by Kyle Wiens, Harvard Business Review If you think an apostrophe was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus, you will never work for me. If you think a semicolon is a regular colon with an identity crisis, I will not hire you. If you scatter commas into a sentence with all the discrimination of … Continued

03.21.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwIQosWzDdQ?rel=0&w=560&h=315]   Rewind ELGL’s Call for Resumes Portland Timbers Match with ELGL on April 11 Knope of the Week Geoff Pursinger Job Postings: Financial Analyst & Associate Planner Job Posting: Assistant to the County Manager 03.20.12 The Morning Buzz Job Posting: Performance Analyst Info Request: Youth and City Boards 03.20.12 The Afternoon Delight The Social Network Stay connected by following these feeds. … Continued

Disrupting the Public Sector

by William D. Eggers and Ruben Gonzalez Thanks to disruptive innovations, much of our world today looks radically different than it did just a decade or two ago. Remember flying in the old days? Air travel used to be inevitably expensive and cumbersome — until Southwest Airlines. Trips to the video store and looming late fees are … Continued

02.21.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwR5XyvfJ28&w=420&h=315] Rewind U.S Attorney for Oregon Highlights ELGL Forum in October March 14 ELGL Event in Bend 02.17.12 Knope of the Week NYT: A County That Fell Off the Financial Cliff 02.20.12 Presidents’ Day Edition La Porte, TX City Manager Search Social Media Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook pages. Twitter: Co.Exist Facebook: WSB & Associates, Inc, Portland Art Museum, Portland … Continued

02.13.12 The Morning Buzz

Jennifer Hudson performs ‘I Will Always Love You’ in stirring Whitney Houston tribute [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzMsEvUxFc4&w=560&h=315] Rewind ELGL Meets Pinterest August 15, 2012 Luncheon: Bruce Goldberg, OHA Valentine’s Day Ideas For Your Special Bureaucrat 02.12.12 The Sunday Sermon Social Media Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook pages. Twitter: Snohomish County Facebook: Sara Gelser Participate Budget Open Houses – Learn more … Continued

01.09.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeVh0XnCwM8&w=560&h=315] Join the ELGL Online Community ELGL Facebook  ELGL Twitter ELGL LinkedIn ELGL Google+  RSVP for ELGL Meeting with Patrick Quinton, PDC Executive Director Please RSVP to this luncheon as soon as possible to [email protected] Space will be somewhat limited so please be in contact soon. Ingallina’s Box Lunch will be catering. Please submit your lunch … Continued

01.03.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luwYByHRtvU&w=420&h=315]   Join the ELGL Online Community ELGL Facebook  ELGL Twitter ELGL LinkedIn ELGL Google+  ELGL Updates ELGL Hosts Rob Cornilles on January 5 – RSVP by TODAY at 10:00 a.m. RSVP for ELGL Meeting with Patrick Quinton, PDC Executive Director Lunch and Tour of Rose Quarter with Blazers COO Sarah Mensah ELGL Book of the Week Board and … Continued

12.22.11 The Afternoon Delight

  “Knope of the Week” Nominations Due by 5:00 p.m Today Send your nomination to [email protected] What Makes a Good Urban Park City parks have been endangered by suburban flight, privatization and design overkill. Here’s a short list of basics for planning true public spaces. http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/peter-katz/15519/what-makes-good-urban-park Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the … Continued

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