New Year’s Resolutions: love ’em or hate ’em, they’re an annual staple. For professionals, there can be value in looking backward before looking ahead to changes for the new year. Here are a quartet of tips, from some unlikely sources, to help guide your review.
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Over the course of your career in government, you may well field news media requests. For some, that’s not a pleasant task. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your news interview is a great opportunity rather than a career crimper.
We all recognize the value of networking, connecting with our professional peers to learn and grow and share contacts. But for some, the coffee or cocktail mingler isn’t much fun and can be ineffective. The good news? There are better ways to make meaningful connections.
As a leader or a communicator, are you challenged to motivate others to act? Here are tips on how to communicate effectively utilizing adult learning theory to change behavior.
In these hectic and uneasy times it can challenging to gain an audience for your message – but so easy to lose them due to poor word choice or an unfortunate phrase. How to make sure your message isn’t lost to an avoidable error?
Regardless of the field or profession, “other duties as assigned” is a clause common to most job descriptions. For those in communications – from marketing to social media – it could mean that you’re the face of crisis response as your agency’s on-call Public Information Officer.
A new state law gave police authority to ticket drivers distracted by their cell phones. But in one town, it was clear that a more personal approach would be needed for meaningful culture change and safer streets.
It’s easy to complain about city services, until you stop thinking about what government is and start thinking about WHO it is. The person in line with you at the market is probably pretty proud of the work he does to keep your sewer line flowing smoothly.