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What We’ve Learned From Our Moms…

WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY MOM... We asked our colleagues from across the nation to share their musings about their mothers. It is clear from the response that most everyone learned important life lessons that translate to our day-to-day work in local government! Happy Mother's Day! Lori Sassoon, Assistant City Manager, Rancho [...]

By | 2018-05-16T04:08:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, Chief Executive Officer & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, CEO - Strategic Government Resources & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture   By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ron Holifield, former city manager, CEO of Strategic Government Resources AND author of 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant [...]

By | 2018-05-25T01:40:53+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa Assistant City Manager & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government. Tammy talked about being an ACM, a City Manager, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T22:13:50+00:00 March 19th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Guest Writer Heidi Voorhees on The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader

Have You Been a Naughty or Nice Boss? Heidi Voorhees Shares The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA We’ve interviewed thousands of employees as a part of our recruitment and selection processes. Here is what they tell us they want in a leader, boss, manager, and [...]

By | 2017-12-31T06:26:31+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|1 Comment

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Tips from Cheryl Hilvert, Management & Leadership Consultant

Speak up for yourself! To help women better position themselves for negotiating — whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments — the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning from other women in the field. This article is the third in our continuing series. [...]

By | 2018-02-14T02:26:20+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Avoiding Negotiating Traps

Not Negotiating for Yourself Results in Lower Expectations of You Overall by Others To help women better position themselves for negotiating -- whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments -- the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning [...]

By | 2018-02-14T02:23:03+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Women and Negotiating Salaries

Women who fail to negotiate their salaries at the start of their careers could leave up to $2 million on the table over the lifespan of their careers. By Pamela Antil, ACA - City of Santa Barbara, CA & President, League of Women in Government Many people dread negotiations of any kind, but studies show that [...]

By | 2018-02-14T02:15:54+00:00 August 9th, 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 | 2017-12-31T05:54:43+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

League Board Member Dan Singer on OUR America

Why Diversity of ALL Kinds Matters By Dan Singer, Board Member - League of Women in Government Going to Jury duty can be a varied experience. In some regards, it is a day away from the routine - a chance to catch up on some reading if you're not impaneled. Yet for many it is [...]

By | 2017-12-31T06:18:58+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, 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