Tag: Management

Podcast: Managing Rapid Growth with Julie Karins, Goodyear, AZ

Julie Karins City Manager City of Goodyear, Arizona LinkedIn | Twitter Preparing for growth through thoughtful planning. Julie Karins, City Manager for the City of Goodyear, Arizona, joined the podcast to discuss managing rapid growth. She talked about the strategies for overseeing population expansion in a city that is close to 200 square miles. She … Continued

Strategies for Surviving the Turnover Tsunami

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Kayla Barber-Perrotta, Budget Manager for the City of Brighton, Colorado. Connect with Kayla on LinkedIn. What I’m reading: Build an A-Team, by Whitney Johnson What I’m Watching: Atypical and Explained What I’m listening to: Sour   Strategies for Surviving the Turnover Tsunami With new postings coming across my … Continued

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

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

Podcast: Managing Your Hometown with Nick Edwards, Joplin, MO

Nick Edwards City Manager City of Joplin, Missouri LinkedIn Who says you can’t go home? Nick Edwards, City Manager of the City of Joplin, Missouri joined the podcast to talk about his career path in local government and coming home to Joplin to become the City Manager. He talked about building new relationships during COVID-19 … Continued

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