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The Roadmap for Distributed Work

Mike Skibbe (Twitter and LinkedIn) What I’m Watching: My coworkers on GoToMeeting What I’m Reading:  Killing Commendatore – Haruki Murakami What I’m Listening To:  Home Office DJ on Apple Music A small percentage of LocalGov entities had work from home policies.  I looked longingly at those beacons of modern management philosophy.  Two things have happened.  … Continued

Costumes, Communication, & Creative Placemaking

This post is brought to you by Mike Skibbe as part of ELGL’s “Creative Community” learning series about the role of arts and culture in local government. Sign up to guest blog about your local government experiences with creative placemaking here – tell your story so we can learn from you! “When the energy of … Continued

From Mission-Vision-Values to Why We Exist

Mike Skibbe (Twitter and LinkedIn) What I’m Watching:  Pocoyo (a delight of a kid’s show) What I’m Reading:  Killing Commendatore – Haruki Murakami What I’m Listening To:  Still Untitled, the Adam Savage Project Why does your department exist? It’s not an existential crisis.  It’s Friday and nobody has time for an existential crisis at work. Mission, … Continued

Best Ideas List for 2019

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Mike Skibbe (Twitter and LinkedIn) What I’m Reading: The Beast by Jade Gurss What I’m Watching: Letterkenny Problems What I’m Listening To: The Worklife Podcast As the year winds down, and holiday parties fill our schedules, it’s a traditional time of reflection on the past year. Best of lists fill … Continued

The State of Employee Performance Evaluations

Mike Skibbe (Twitter and LinkedIn) What I’m Watching: Street Outlaws (It’s like real housewives, but car guy drama) What I’m Reading: Bringing Out The Best in People, Aubrey Daniels Are performance evaluations still broken? When searching this topic at ELGL, the last post seems to be from five years ago. The frustration of evaluations not … Continued

Webinar Video: Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse

Relive the glory of the Three Norsemen of the Datapocalypse webinar and learn from Mike Skibbe, Tom Milas, and Steve Fritz about how the Village of Buffalo Grove, IL moved to data focused decision making in the Public Works Department.

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