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What’s Your Favorite Place?

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: Parasite Soundtrack …a delightful soundtrack to accompany a dark masterpiece about inequality What I’m Reading: The Motive, by Patrick Lencioni …leadership should be more about the led than the leader What I’m Watching: Lost Cities with Albert Lin …technology can … Continued

What I Learned From My Resort Day

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: Light It Up: W Holiday Playlist 2019 What I’m Reading: The Smart Enough City by Ben Green  What I’m Watching:  Knives Out and The Rise of Skywalker There’s something special about staying in a hotel. Every day your bed … Continued

Thinking Logically About Results

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: True Colors (feat. Maya Avedis) by XO Cupid (2018) What I’m Reading: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss  (2017) (Because Kendra Davis recommended it in her Oct. 29 Morning Buzz) What I’m Watching: Just finished … Continued

Godzilla Turns 50: A Monstrous Story of Innovation

Photo: Godzilla, the first fully-automated residential trash collection vehicle (1969) Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: Something to Say by The Town Pants (2018) What I’m Reading:  The Intelligence Trap: Why Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes (2019) What I’m Watching: Heavy Metal: Solid Waste Truck … Continued

Podcast: McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, Scottsdale, AZ

 Brent Stockwell Assistant City Manager Scottsdale, AZ LinkedIn | Twitter ELGL Knope Award Winner. Brent Stockwell, the Assistant City Manager of Scottsdale, Arizona, discussed their award-winning park the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. He talked about the work that went into winning the ELGL Knope Award, stories from park staff and how they tried to improve their … Continued

ELGL19 Innovation Summit: Taking the Next Steps

Time: 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 15 (Lunch starts at Noon) Location: The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701 Innovation Unplugged: A Summit on Getting the Work Done This half day, pre-conference summit on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 will explore the messy work of innovation in local government. This half day of sharing and learning … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Actually Accomplishing Your Strategic Plan

Time: 10:45 am Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #1  Breakout: Actually Accomplishing Your Strategic Plan  It’s about to get real! Come join us in this session to talk about how real communities, with real people, are really implementing their strategic initiatives and demonstrating results through performance. Implementation can be a challenge. But it … Continued

I Have to Ask: Civilians in the Police Department

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Cassie Johnson (LinkedIn & Twitter), Scottsdale (AZ) Police Department, Police Analyst II, provides a first hand account of working in a police department when you are not a police officer. Not just a career, but an … Continued

GovLove Podcast: The San Antonio Sessions

Not to pat ourselves on the back, but the San Antonio Sessions of the GovLove podcast was some of our best work. In case you’ve been living under a rock or haven’t subscribed to GovLove, we hit the road last month and set up a mobile studio at the ICMA Conference in San Antonio. The GovLove … Continued

Podcast: Behavioral Insights & Benchmarking with Brent Stockwell, Scottsdale, AZ

  Brent Stockwell Assistant City Manager Scottsdale, AZ Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Brent Stockwell, Assistant City Manager of Scottsdale, AZ, joined GovLove to discuss his work on performance measurement, behavioral insights and his favorite color. Brent described how Scottsdale is taking a new approach to simplifying city reports. He also shared his thoughts on … Continued

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