Help Celebrate Trailblazing Women in Local Government Leadership The second annual Leadership Trailblazer Award seeks to honor accomplished women empowering others in the profession The League of Women in Government (LWG) and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) / Polco are proud to announce the second annual Leadership Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an accomplished woman [...]

2019-08-13T12:26:02-07:00August 13th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LEAGUE NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 LEADERSHIP TRAILBLAZER AWARD

LEAGUE NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 LEADERSHIP TRAILBLAZER AWARD The League of Women in Government (LWG) and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) are proud to announce the 2nd Annual Leadership Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes an accomplished leader in the local government profession who has championed and inspired other women to achieve as well. [...]

2019-08-15T14:13:02-07:00July 24th, 2019|#GenderBalance, Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Career Corner Guest Post from Laura Fitzpatrick, DCM – Chesapeake, VA on Beware of Perfectionism!

Beware of Perfectionism! An Overhead View Of A Person's Hand Arranging The Paper Clips And Pencils By Laura Fitzpatrick, Deputy City Manager, Chesapeake, VA and Southeast Regional Vice President, ICMA Executive Board I was recently asked to speak to public administration students at a local university.  I spent over an hour sharing leadership [...]

2019-07-09T22:23:21-07:00May 22nd, 2019|#CareerCorner, Career Corner, Exclusives, Featured|0 Comments

Announcing The League + Lance Strategies Summer Webinar Series!

Announcing The League + Lance Strategies Summer Webinar Series! The League and Lance Strategies are excited to announce the Summer Webinar Series! These sessions will be 30 minutes long with micro-strategies for success followed by Q&A time to answer your burning questions! Wednesday, May 22 at 12:00 pm (PST) Building Confidence & Getting Promoted Register Here! Tuesday, June 18 [...]

Guest Writer Kate Fitzpatrick on The Kitchen Cabinet is Temporarily Empty – or – It’s Getting Lonely Around Here

Guest Writer Kate Fitzpatrick on The Kitchen Cabinet is Temporarily Empty – or – It’s Getting Lonely Around Here In the spring of 2014, I helped a group of eight “seasoned” local government managers join together in an effort to develop the skills necessary for maintaining our personal and professional resiliency.  I was inspired by [...]

Catching Up with Katie Babits, SGR Diversity & Partner Collaboration Manager

Catching Up with Katie Babits, SGR Diversity & Partner Collaboration Manager The League recently caught up with Strategic Government Resources Diversity and Partner Collaboration Manager, Katie Babits. Here is the interview: Q: Recently SGR launched SGRecruiter -- exciting stuff! Why was the portal created? Katie: SGRecruiter was launched in collaboration with Team Zac and Blue Dove [...]

The 2019 League + ICMA University Symposium Theme: Don’t Just Talk About It. BE About It!

The 2019 League + ICMA University Symposium Theme: Don't Just Talk About It. BE About It! What YOU Can Do To Increase Gender Equity in Local Government. By The League Editor: Join the League in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) University for the 4th Annual Symposium from 1:00 to 5:00 PM on [...]