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

Wednesday Wisdom from Val: Powerful Advice to Unlock Successful Coaching Opportunities – Conclusion

Coaching Within the Workplace By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Managers provide some level of coaching to all direct reports, which helps them attain a certain level of professional achievement, as well as assisting others improve their performance to fulfill their current roles. However, it is also [...]

By | 2017-04-12T17:46:04+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powerful Advice to Unlock Successful Coaching Opportunities – Part 1

  By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Whenever I receive a new coaching client, one of my initial thoughts is “this individual coachable?” What many may not realize is that wanting coaching services and being coachable are two very distinct concepts. When one is coachable, they [...]

By | 2017-04-11T00:54:56+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

All You Need To Know About Equal Pay Day

And the progress that's being made (and not made) across the country! Images compliments of American Association of University Women, 2017 Equal Pay Day — which takes place Tuesday, April 4, this year — is the symbolic day when women’s pay finally “catches up” to the wages that men took home the previous year. [...]

By | 2017-04-11T01:03:14+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Guest Writer Karen Daly on Why conversations about sexual harassment remain in the 1980’s & what to do about it!

By Karen Daly, ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director I've recently had the unfortunate opportunity to visit with several colleagues about sexual harassment situations.  While this issue has been around for a long while, it confounds me that I think the conversation is the same as it was in the 1980's.  "Don't file a complaint because [...]

By | 2017-04-11T01:14:48+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mini-Documentary film about the League Symposium NOW a SEMIFINALIST!

VOTE NOW THROUGH APRIL 4th! Angelica Wedell's Mini-Documentary is now a SEMIFINALIST!   By LWG Editor UPDATE: The Symposium Video is now a Semifinalist! Now you can vote for Angelica's film through April 4th. See link below...... The League is pleased to announce that the Mini-Documentary, Steps Toward Gender Balance, produced by NRC, Inc.'s Marketing [...]

By | 2017-03-29T22:19:26+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|1 Comment