Guest Writer Dan Singer on the Future of Gender Equity

The Gender Gap, Gender Equity & the Chasm Between the Two By Dan Singer, former City Manager for the cities of Ojai, Goleta & Poway, CA I recently had the opportunity to attend the Women in Government Symposium in Kansas City; a half-day workshop on the topic of woman's equality in the workplace and how [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:24:59+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Jan Perkins on Having the Confidence to Pursue the TOP JOB

By Jan Perkins, Former City Manager and ICMA Senior Advisor/West Region Liaison   There are many reasons women are under-represented as chief executives in local governments (and many other areas in business and government as well). There’s one thing women are especially well-positioned to do to change that – and that is to be open [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:19+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Submit a blog post|1 Comment

Guest Blogger: Dr. Frank Benest on Leading by Letting Go

By Dr. Frank Benest Dr. Benest recommends that leaders make the transition from controlling to coaching: I'm a recently appointed division manager in a large city Human Resources Department. I was promoted because I'm results-oriented and have demonstrated my ability to accomplish whatever assignment is thrown my way. As division manager, I have a lot [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:40+00:00 January 15th, 2016|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Linda Kelly on the Happiness Advantage

Sometimes we overlook how easy it is for women to be supportive of one another. By Linda Kelly - Town Manager, Town of Windsor CA Keynote speaker at the ICMA Annual Conference on Sunday, September 27, 2015 was Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and [...]

By | 2017-03-14T00:25:58+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Exclusives, Submit a blog post|1 Comment