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What I Am with Will Hampton, City of Round Rock, TX

Posted on June 9, 2015

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“Cross between The Atlantic magazine and Buzzfeed” 
1f3a3f8 (1)Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” too many times so we’ve simplified our new member feature to illicit short, meaningful responses. 
In this feature we tackle the tough issues such as is the Apple Watch necessary and what are your career accomplishments. As a side note, ELGL is adamantly opposed to the excuse, “I’m too busy.”
Will Hampton (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Communications Director for the City of Round Rock, TX. He is responsible for  for citizen participation, media relations, government access television, web site and external communications for fast-growing Texas city. Fun Fact: Will is part of the genius behind Bonds, City Bonds.
What I Am Watching:

iPZBaaYnIAH3gBetter Call Saul, NBA Western Conference Finals, Mad Men

What I Am Reading: Out on the Cutting Edge, The Organized Mind
What I Want From ELGL: Sharing of great ideas, innovation
What I Wish Local Government Did Better: Less stovepipes
What I Am Afraid of:

7277543Lack of sleep

What I Wish I Was Doing (Instead of Completing This Questionnaire): Sleeping
What I Consider As My Career Accomplishments: Hiring Brooks Bennett; shepherding the citizen participation programs for multiple controversial projects; building a culture of innovation in our corner of the organization
What I Am Listening To: Joe Jackson Radio on Pandora
What I Wish People Knew About Me:

the-simpsons-myersbriggs-test-14-728I can ace the introversion scale on Myers-Briggs.

What I Wish Would Go Away: Polarized politics at the state and national level. No one seems interested in solving real problems.
What I Think of Professional Associations: Love ’em!
What I Wished You Asked Me: Boxers or briefs?

Supplemental Reading

Communication Awards – City of Round Rock

Q&A with Will Hampton

3CMA Effective Government Communications

The Assistant: Brooks Bennett, Round Rock, TX

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