Tag: Kent Wyatt

Podcast: City on the Line – Outcome Budgeting with Andrew Kleine

Andrew Kleine Author, City on the Line Former Budget Director, Baltimore, MD Website | LinkedIn | Twitter Budgeting for Outcomes. In his new book Andrew Kleine, the former Budget Director for the City of Baltimore, MD, challenges how local governments budget. He writes about how he changed budgeting in Baltimore to focus on outcomes rather than … Continued

#NCLGBA18: Innovation Cage Match (Updated: 7/12 at 5:00 p.m)

I am headed to the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) Conference in Atlantic Beach, NC. So, DJ cue my theme music…. I’ll be live-bloggin’ leading up to the conference and throughout the conference. I’d welcome any recommendations for the Atlantic Beach, NC area, including where I can find the best hush puppies.   … Continued

Like My Facebook Page, Please

Right Now with Kent Wyatt, ELGL Co-Founder What I Am Hearing: Michael Jordan whine from having a few teeth extracted. What I Am Reading: Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South What I Am Listening To: Motion Sickness by Phoebe Bridgers What I Am Thinking: Funfetti … Continued

Civic Tech Chat Features ELGL

First, ELGL interviewed Ryan Koch, Civic Tech Chat on the GovLove podcast, and now, Civic Tech Chat features ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt. From Civic Tech Chat: This week we talk to Kent Wyatt founder of Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) about the ‘why’ that drives him forward, the ELGL organization, and the GovLove podcast. This podcast swap seeks to help … Continued

ELGL Born and Bred

ELGL continues to build a partnership with the League of Oregon Cities (LOC). Executive Director Mike Cully is committed to strengthening local government in Oregon and partnering with ELGL. He remarked about ELGL, Another example of collaboration is really a grassroots alignment with an organization founded on the principal of recognizing, promoting and helping the … Continued

Finding a Local Government Job in 2018

Right NOW with Kent Wyatt, ELGL Co-Founder What I Am Reading: The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and Your Dinner Plate. (Spoiler: McDonald’s Filet of Fish isn’t that bad.) What I Am Watching: Southern Charm (Charleston) What I Am Thinking: The Indy 500 has become irrelevant. What I Am Listening To: Dave … Continued

Yelp Meets the Yellow Pages

The Buzz with Kent Wyatt What I Am Reading: What Really Went on at Russia’s Seattle Consulate? What I Am Listening To: Pardon My Take with Buzz Williams What I Am Laughing About: Twitter Reacts to Jim Nantz Mispronouncing ‘Meme‘ Information sharing is a weakness among local governments. Your nosy neighbor has easier access to what we do than our … Continued

Budget Friendlier LinkedIn Recruiting

By Brandi Leos, Senior HR Business Partner for the City of Tigard, Oregon (LinkedIn and Twitter) What I’m listening to: Nike’s Run NYC playlist (because I need to get back to it and there is nothing better than some classic East Coast jams) What I’m reading: Taking Charge of ADHD, the complete authoritative guide for … Continued

#ELGL18: State of the City with Scott Lazenby, Author & City Manager

#ELGL18 takes place May 16, 17, and 18 in Golden, Colorado. In the coming days, we’ll announce each of the speakers and sessions. You can register for #ELGL18 here. State of the City Scott Lazenby, Author and City Manager Podcast: Between Two Interns with Scott Lazenby Author of Playing with Fire and State of the … Continued

Embrace Rejection

The Buzz with Kent Wyatt What I Am Reading: When by Daniel Pink What I Am Watching: Icarus What I Am Listening To: Same Song by Digital Underground What I Am Re-Watching: Eddie Vedder at the Oscar’s When Kirsten and lived in Richmond, Virginia, I coached a youth basketball team; therefore, I am pretty much a coaching … Continued

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