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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

Who is YOUR Mentor? What Have You Learned?

Who is YOUR Mentor? What Have You Learned? By LWG Editor: Who doesn't love Dilbert? Most of us will get a chuckle out of the Dilbert comic strip about mentoring. But, this week, the League is wrapping up Mentoring Month sharing INSPIRING mentorship stories and tidbits! Included in today's post are mentoring moments from ICMA [...]

By | 2018-02-07T20:49:58+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Valerie Martinelli, MPA on The Powerful Truth About Not Speaking Up in the Workplace

By Valerie Martinelli, MPA – Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant  Women talk less than men. It is only a societal myth that we talk more. When was the last meeting you went to in which the women spoke longer and in more detail? In my professional experience, it is rare. It [...]

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 | 2017-12-31T05:26:49+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|2 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

Guest Writer Valerie Martinelli on Mentoring, Coaching and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace – Part 2

Mentoring, Coaching & Bullying.........OH MY! Workplace Harassment and Abuse By Valerie Martinelli, Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Workplace bullying can be defined as repeated, health-harming mistreatment of one of more individuals, i.e. the targets, by one or more perpetrators. It is abusive conduct that is: Threatening, humiliating, or intimidating, or can [...]

By | 2017-12-31T06:54:17+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Writer Valerie Martinelli on Mentoring, Coaching and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace – Part 1

What YOU Need to Know Before You Become a Mentor or Coach By Valerie Martinelli, Leadership, Life, & Career Coach/ HR & Management Consultant Over the past few weeks I have had the privilege of sharing my insights about mentorship for women on a podcast and in a magazine interview. One of my biggest professional [...]

By | 2017-12-31T06:56:10+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments