Tag: Strategic Planning

The Right Stuff? Or Do Purchases Signal the Wrong Values?

By Sarah Moss, MPA | LinkedIn | Twitter What I am watching: The Right Stuff, about the early years of the U.S. space program What I am reading / listing to: Creative Quest by Questlove / The Roots What I am working on: Rewriting lyrics to pop songs for fun localgov and nonprofit clients to … Continued

Podcast: Strategy & Performance in Olathe, KS and Durham, NC

Ed Foley Performance Management Analyst Olathe, KS LinkedIn | Twitter Laura Chandler Director ClearPoint Strategy LinkedIn Josh Edwards Strategy & Performance Director Durham, NC LinkedIn | Twitter Measuring success. A trio of strategic planning and performance measurement experts joined the podcast to talk about their work: Ed Foley the Performance Management Analyst for the City … Continued

Podcast: Budgeting & War Eagle with Barrett Warren, Auburn, AL

Barrett Warren Budget & Strategic Planning Manager Auburn, AL LinkedIn Budgeting in a college town. Barrett Warren the Budget & Strategic Planning Manager for the City of Auburn, AL joined the podcast to talk about her path into local government and working in a college town. She shared how Auburn is balancing the demands of … Continued

Podcast: Strategic Planning in Lancaster, PA

Danene Sorace Mayor Lancaster, PA Bio | Twitter Rick Gray Mayor (Former) Lancaster, PA Bio Pat Brogan Chief of Staff (Former) Lancaster, PA LinkedIn Two Mayors and a Chief of Staff. Mayor Danene Sorace, former Mayor Rick Gray and former Chief of Staff Pat Brogan joined the podcast to talk about creating and advancing Lancaster’s … Continued

That Vision Thing

Routt County elected a new Commissioner in 2018, an event that kicked off an opportunity. Aside from the usual process of on-boarding a new elected official this person brought a political realignment of the Board of County Commissioners. The opportunity to re-evaluate and update our three year strategic plan came two years early! The Commissioners … Continued

Left at the Budget Altar – Fiscal Emergency Planning

Today’s Morning Buzz is by brand new Morning Buzzer Susan Steward – connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m reading: Causal Inference: The Mixtape by Scott Cunningham What I’m watching: Kim’s Convenience (the cast is just amazing!) What I’m listening to: “High Hopes” Panic! At the Disco Strategic planning is probably simultaneously the most over-used and misunderstood term … Continued

ELGL19 Session: How to Jumpstart & Sustain a Strategy & Performance Culture

Time: 3:15 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #1  Breakout: How to Jumpstart & Sustain a Strategy & Performance Culture Local governments all across the country have developed offices to lead and develop cultures of performance management and strategic planning. But not all local governments are in the same stages of their … Continued

Webinar: From Election to Execution

Webinar: From Election to Execution February 20, 2019 9:00 a.m. EST RSVP today! Learn how to take your elected officials’ goals and turn them into reality. We’ll learn how to align, engage, and enable your local government organization to manage the complexity of multiple organizational goals.

ELGL19 Session: Figuring Out What Works, Evaluation in Local Government

Time: 2:00 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #2  Breakout: Figuring Out What Works, Evaluation in Local Government How can organizations measure if the programs and services they provide are being done as effectively and efficiently as possible? Often local governments start new programs or manage existing programs with lofty goals and outcomes … 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

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