Tag: Rebecca Olson

#13Percent: Be Accessible and Visible

Rebecca Olson (LinkedIn & Twitter), City of Roseville, MN, Assistant City Manager, writes about continuing the conversation on increasing gender diversity in local government. Share your thoughts by signing up to be guest writer for this series. Last week my daughter was on spring break from college. In the course of trying to juggle the scheduling of who is using … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: Passion, Promises, Pendulums and Practical Solutions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join in the #ELGLWorkLife series, survey and webinar focusing on work life balance.  This series aims to address that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. Rebecca Olson (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Assistant to the City Manager at the City of Shoreview, MN. She returns to the #ELGLWorkLife series with her second post. Rebecca is an ELGL leader, … Continued

Do the Legwork! 4 Steps for Effective Communication in Local Government

Rebecca Olson (LinkedIn and Twitter) currently serves as Assistant to the City Manager in the community of Shoreview, MN.     Do the Legwork: 4 Steps for Effective Communication in Local Government Government is full of information, data, facts, figures, numbers and statistics. As local government professionals we are routinely called upon to convey specific information to … Continued

What I Am with Rebecca Olson, City of Shoreview, MN

Link: ELGL Spreads Across the Country “Think of it as a cross between The Atlantic magazine and Buzzfeed.”  Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” so we’ve simplified our feature to illicit short, meaningful responses for our new members. As a side note, ELGL is adamantly opposed to the excuse, “I’m too … Continued

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