Balancing Passion, Purpose and Perspective

Last week, I was invited to speak to a group of professionals who were embarking on a new journey at their current job. The new director who is a colleague and friend asked me to share some words of encouragement and advice with his staff. Several years prior, I led a similar type of changeContinue reading “Balancing Passion, Purpose and Perspective”

Becoming Agents of Change

A Standards and Codes Academy Two-Day Online Training Event Whether you’re a planner, code enforcement officer, zoning inspector, building official, plans examiner, regulatory agent or anyone in between, this ICC accredited, two-day Standards and Codes Academy event will deliver inspiration and maybe even spark some new and innovative ideas. In local government, regulators (inspectors andContinue reading “Becoming Agents of Change”

Local Government Leadership Post COVID 19 (Part II)

The aftermath of COVID-19 will require leaders and managers of local government organizations to develop progressive emergency management and public policies. Today’s headlines exemplify this fact and proves that the elements of true leadership and civil awareness is no longer a novelty. Some leaders got it right when it mattered; a transparent government organization isContinue reading “Local Government Leadership Post COVID 19 (Part II)”