Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  This is the conclusion to Val’s two part article on unlocking opportunities to authentic and powerful leadership. Part 1 can be found HERE. Your Career = Your Identity? Another facet of owning who you are requires you to not only be [...]

By | 2017-06-15T22:31:27+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 League Symposium Speaker Liz O’Donnell on Working Women, Aging Parents: Some Advice For Caregiving Daughters

In absence of any formal support system, those of us with experience caring for our aging parents must mentor employees with mothers and fathers. By Liz O’Donnell, Author, Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman and founder of  WorkingDaughter.com (reposted from WBUR) As a working mother I appreciate the many articles offering advice [...]

By | 2017-06-20T01:06:56+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on how to Unlock Opportunities to Authentic and Powerful Leadership – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women need to learn how to own it. Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. Fear, discomfort, and anxiety have a way of keeping women from moving forward, including in their careers. When we think of leadership, we think of men because that [...]

By | 2017-06-08T23:05:59+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

JOIN THE ICMA PAST PRESIDENTS AND ‘N SYNC & DONATE TO THE LEAGUE TODAY!

JOIN THE ICMA PAST PRESIDENTS AND 'N SYNC & DONATE TO THE LEAGUE TODAY! Dear Colleague: Over 50 percent of employees in local and state government are women, yet less than 20 percent of  the most senior executive level of local government are women. I'm sure you agree that while we have made progress in the workplace for women, [...]

By | 2017-06-09T18:47:24+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Guest Writer Shannah Hayley on The Multiplier Effect: Mentorship Formulas for Your Career Lifecycle

By Shannah Hayley, FSMPS, CPSM, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement - City of Plano, Texas There's little doubt that the influence of a mentor can be extremely beneficial but all too often, priority is placed on one-on-one mentor relationships in the early and mid-career stages. While helpful, mentoring doesn't have to be the result [...]

By | 2017-05-31T18:01:02+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

League + ICMA University Symposium 2017: InclUSiveness…..It starts with US!

  By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government is so excited to be partnering once again with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for this annual Symposium Event! The program is shaping up and best of all -- Siemens is underwriting the costs of the program so tickets will be complimentary this year. That being said, [...]

By | 2017-05-24T03:24:39+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

LWG Interview with ICMA President Lee Feldman

"Diversity is the core of successful communities." -- Lee Feldman, 2017 ICMA President By LWG Editor Recently, League of Women in Government President, Pamela Antil, ICMA-CM, talked with the 2017 International City/County Management Association (ICMA) President Lee Feldman. Mr. Feldman, ICMA-CM is the City Manager of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Pam and Lee talked and shared thoughts on [...]

By | 2017-05-16T02:26:02+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on An Unparalleled Perspective to Unleash Your Confidence – Conclusion

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant This is the conclusion to Val's two part article on unleashing your confidence. Part 1 can be found HERE. Confidence, The Elusive Concept? We assume that we are among women who would be brimming with confidence and yet, they are still lacking [...]

By | 2017-05-10T06:22:52+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on An Unparalleled Perspective to Unleash Your Confidence – Part 1

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Women compose half of the workforce and earn more college and graduate degrees than men do. Companies employing large numbers of women outperform their competitors. We benefit from having women in government as well because our interests are equally represented. While [...]

By | 2017-05-10T06:20:16+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Guest Writer Rachel Keyser on Modern Mentoring in Government Workplaces

By Rachel Keyser, Content Writer, ViewPoint Cloud In 2013, Julia Gould took a summer internship with LAANE, a Los Angeles-based organization that advocates for workers’ rights. There she met Jeannine Pearce, a community organizer and former LAANE intern herself. Jeannine saw great potential in Julia, describing her as someone “who exemplified her passion and willingness [...]

By | 2017-05-08T23:59:59+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Mentoring|0 Comments