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Podcast: A 2nd Grader Interviews a County Manager about Local Government with Phil Smith-Hanes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section title=”iTunes” tab_id=”1469655162102-4f38d228-a736″][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Stitcher” tab_id=”1469655433105-29f20855-3aa4″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Google Play” tab_id=”1469655435153-702cb24f-a9d6″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][vc_column_text] Phil Smith-Hanes County Manager Ellis County, KS LinkedIn | Twitter Career day with the County Manager of Ellis County, Kansas. To celebrate the start of the new school year we have an interview between second grader Eleanor Wyatt and Phil Smith-Hanes, the County Manager of Ellis … Continued

Pop Quiz with Phil Smith-Hanes, Ellis County, KS

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Phil Smith-Hanes Job Title: County Administrator … Continued

The Perfect Chinese Proverb for Public Service

The Perfect Chinese Proverb for Public Service By: Phil Smith-Hanes – LinkedIn and Twitter Recently, I was at a restaurant and a wall calendar caught my eye. I’m not sure why; perhaps it had a pretty picture on it. What kept my attention, though, was that it quoted a Chinese proverb. That seems too perfect, I … Continued

Were You Born to be a Local Government Manager?

Last time he brought you “Mixing In Perfect Harmony at the ICMA Conference,” now Phil Smith-Hanes returns to write about the “X-ec” factor. Phil proposes that there are four executive qualities that cannot be taught.   Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my … Continued

Six Californias: The State of Jefferson

Dr. Steve Harding introduced our mini-series by explaining the history of the Six Californias movement. We now embark on a detailed look at each of the six areas and what makes them so unique that they think they need their own state.  Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. … Continued

Mixing In Perfect Harmony at the ICMA Conference

It’s never too early to start planning for the 101st ICMA Conference in Seattle this September. Phil Smith-Hanes, Humboldt County, CA, gives you insight on everything from the best food to best sessions.  Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my … Continued

Corner Office Confessions: I’m An Introvert

Corner Office Confessions: I’m An Introvert By: Phil Smith-Hanes – LinkedIn and Twitter Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball. http://elgl.org

Knope of the Week: Phil Smith-Hanes, Humboldt County, CA

Eloquent, Funny, and Succinct After a couple of months off to mourn the finale of Parks and Rec, the Knope of the Week returns. We return invigorated to spread gratitude to those changing the status quo of government.  Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local … Continued

I Think It Was an Inside Job

Phil Smith-Hanes, County Administrative Officer for Ellis County, KS, write about the hiring process when there’s a strong internal candidate for the job. Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball. http://elgl.org

How the Other Quarter Lives

Phil Smith-Hanes, County Administrative Officer for Humboldt County, CA, is back with another great column on local government. This time he admits his deep love of maps and starts a dialogue on the issues rural municipalities face.

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