Tag: Morning buzz

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Right Now with Mario Smith (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m reading: The long list of things I still need to accomplish in order to finish my retirement paperwork. What I’m watching: Modern Family. What I’m listening to: I’m listening to my dog cry and beg because I won’t give him extra treats. He usually receives 2 small treats for certain … Continued

Decisions Decisions…

By Dan Weinheimer, Routt County, Colorado I doubt my organization is much different from many of yours but we have a problem -we cannot make decisions. This lack of decisiveness is a problem to be sure, unless you have a problem with that and we can talk more about it at our next meeting… or … Continued

New Year, New Life

The start of 2019 for me is filled with changes both personally and professionally.  Personally, I’m still figuring out what life looks like without my dad in it.  Professionally, Little Rock elected our first popularly elected African American Mayor who was sworn in on January 1st.  I’m going to focus this post on the professional … Continued

The One Thing You Need To Change …Follow-up

Right Now with Mario Smith (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m reading: The tragic aftermath of a shooting at the Borderline country and western bar in Thousand Oaks, southern California. What I’m watching: The tragic aftermath of a shooting at the Borderline country and western bar in Thousand Oaks, southern California. What I’m listening to: The tragic aftermath of … Continued

Politics, Why would any decent person want to run?

Submitted by: Christian M. Williams   With the elections only two weeks away, I caught myself asking, “How could anyone have the courage to run for office?” I used to, somewhat jokingly say, “I want to be the Mayor one day.” Today more than ever, this childhood fantasy quest has made me increasingly ask, “Would … Continued

Being the Youngest Person at a Meeting

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – The Color of Law What I’m Watching – Star Trek: TNG What I’m cooking – Vegan Eggplant Parmesan I recently came across an article on Lifehacker titled How to Deal With Being an Older Employee at a Modern Company that was clearly targeted to older employees struggling to … Continued

I’m Old School Part 2: Implementing Change

Right Now with Mario Smith (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m reading: The numerous processes to navigate my retirement from the military. What I’m watching: FIFA World Cup when I’m not finishing classwork. What I’m listening to: Joe Bonamassa – Bridge to Better Days  Implementing change in an organization, we all have went through it. Now, I know what you … Continued

No. Nope. Uh uh.

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – The Color of Law What I’m Watching – Queer Eye Season 2! What I’m eating – The Best Chicken Breast of All Time Recently I needed some information from another department which could run a report to complete my request. I reached out to the department manager and after … Continued

Sharpening Your Saw

What I’m listening to – @SparkleStories with my kids at bedtime What I’m watching – #sportsmanship What I’m doing – planning some summer camping trips Managing in a smaller, more remote area I have found that high-quality training is a luxury. It is a personal value – one I am sure I share with ELGL … Continued

Post Conference Ecstasy

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – The Color of Law What I’m Watching – Queer Eye What I’m Doing – Reflecting on a great conference I am running high from #ELGL18! I took some great notes and attended relevant sessions to my position as a Public Works Analyst. Selling an ELGL out-of-state conference was a … Continued

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