League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner

League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner By League Newsletter Editor The ICMA Outstanding Mentor Awards recognize local government professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to mentoring the next generation of local government leaders and who have had a significant positive impact on the life and career of their [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:17-07:00February 12th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Mentoring|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:54-07:00May 10th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor|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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:54-07:00May 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 [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:49-07:00February 5th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re Wrapping up Mentoring Month With…

More Mentoring Moments! By LWG Editor Earlier this month we shared some inspiring moments colleagues shared about what they've learned from their mentor for National Mentoring Month. As we wrap up January, here are some final thoughts from our contributors: Approach Life with Compassion and Never Lose Your Sense of Humor! I have been very [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:49-07:00January 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today’s TED Talk: Amy Cuddy on How Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our [...]

What Are Your New Year’s Goals?

#GOALS By League of Women in Government Editor Every year we spend a lot of time thinking about New Year's resolutions. Lose weight. Spend more time with family. Save more money. Get that great new job. But, how much time do we spend setting specific objectives to reach our goals? Turns out, not much! Rather [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:04-07:00December 28th, 2015|Exclusives, Mentor|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Kristen Krey on Mentorship

A Little Advice Goes a Long Way! By Kristen Krey, Grants Administrator, City of Glendale, AZ “Mentorship is a personal development relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. The mentor may be older or younger, but have a certain area of expertise. [...]

2019-07-09T22:22:00-07:00December 7th, 2015|Exclusives, Guest Blog Posts, Mentor, Uncategorized|0 Comments