Tag: Leadership

Podcast: Good Governance & Leadership with Ian McCormack

Ian McCormack Author & President Strategic Steps, Inc. LinkedIn | Twitter Local governance done well. Ian McCormack, the President of Strategic Steps, Inc. a local government consulting firm, joined the podcast to talk about his new book Who’s Driving the Grader? He discussed what led to the writing of the book and who he wrote … Continued

Podcast: Designing Effective Interview Questions and Hiring Processes with Benjamin Mead-Harvey

Benjamin Mead-Harvey Adjunct Instructor University of Illinois, School of Information Sciences Bio | LinkedIn Get a little better every week. Benjamin Mead-Harvey, Adjunct Instructor for the University of Illinois School of Information Sciences, joined the podcast to discuss interview processes and reducing bias in hiring. He discussed types of interview questions including behavioral and situational … Continued

Podcast: Management & Neighborhood Engagement with Cynthia Barber, Tallahassee, FL

Cynthia Barber Deputy City Manager City of Tallahassee, Florida LinkedIn | Facebook Making a difference. Cynthia Barber, Deputy City Manager for the City of Tallahassee, Florida, joined the podcast to discuss infrastructure projects and how the City involves the community through their Neighborhood First program. She shared how Tallahassee earned LEED certification and how hurricane plans … Continued

DEI in Local Government: Ensuring Transformative Pragmatism

  Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Aline Alves da Costa, Content Creator at the Wyoming Liberty Group.  You can connect with her via LinkedIn, Twitter or follow her life adventures on IG. What I’m reading:. I am reading Green Lights by Matthew McConaughey, I am  reading The Power of showing up (a great book for parents!), … Continued

Podcast: From Deputy to City Manager with Marlon Brown, Sarasota, FL

Marlon Brown City Manager City of Sarasota, Florida Twitter Mentors matter. Marlon Brown, City Manager for the City of Sarasota, joined the podcast to discuss his career path, including his recent transition from Deputy City Manager to City Manager. He talked about working with the City Commission and his plans for his first few months … Continued

Leadership in History That Inspires Us

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Aline Alves da Costa, Content Creator at the Wyoming Liberty Group.  You can connect with her via LinkedIn, Twitter or follow her life adventures on IG. What I’m reading:. I am rereading Hope Unfolding: Grace-Filled Truth for the momma’s Heart by Becky Thompson. I love reading books about … Continued

Nine Leadership Lessons from The Mandalorian

This Morning Buzz post is brought to you by Lynn Kelly-Lehner from RSG, Inc. I’d love to connect with fellow government friends on LinkedIn! What I’m Reading: (I’m still reading) The First Ninety Days by Michael Watkins What I’m Watching: The Mandalorian What I’m Listening To: Cheesy Christmas Tunes Warning! Spoilers! Like many of you, … Continued

Mentoring Mentality

Today’s Buzz is brought to you by Mentorship Sarah O’Brien, Community Whisperer, Collaborative Development Collective, TX (LinkedIn, Facebook) & Caz R. Muske, Assistant City Administrator, Clintonville, WI (Twitter & LinkedIn) Sarah is Currently Reading: We are All Starters, Right to Start’s Manifesto Sarah Currently Jammin’ To: Losing my Religion by REM Caz is Currently Reading: … Continued

Overcoming Our Creativity Problem

Today’s Buzz is by Jenny Kosek Communications Strategist, City of West Allis, WIS Twitter | LinkedIn What I’m Reading: Early Stephen King What I’m Watching: Everything on Huluween What I’m Listening To: Rasputina, How We Quit the Forest   As we barrel towards 2021, most public sector organizations are carrying heavy burdens from 2020. Soaring emergency expenses compounded by … Continued

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