Posts Tagged: County

Cook County Government, INXPO, Social Media Team Up for Big Data Week Success

An international digital marketing agency today rated Chicago the 5th most socially connected city during Big Data Week. Bloom Agency UK rated Cook County’s “CHGBigDataWeek” Twitter account the number one social media influencer of the event and “@ToniPreckwinkle” was rated number three in influence. Click here to read the full report During the recent Big… Read more »

Parasite Insects: Bed Little Bugs

If you are initial your current plow, it is more preferable to forestall each of our potentially precarious variations like harvesting ould like and fire ants. These kinds of ould like can produce problems if handled wrongly. Now the examine is from where to pull together the objects and more important, the bugs. Some of… Read more »

Three Comments Newly Elected Local Government Officials Should Never Make

After years of local government service and extensive personal observations of public officials I have listed below three comments that – newly elected or appointed -local public officials should never, ever make during a public meeting. These comments have absolutely no connection with the reality of local government. 1. Based on my experience … 2…. Read more »

A Primer For Local Government Officials Who Want To Jump Start Economic Development

Any easy way to grasp “how to jump start local economic development” is to understand that every community across America {except where the sale of liquor is prohibited by a municipal law or County ordinance} has three types of bars? There are trendy upscale bars – the nightclubs, supper clubs and ethnic pubs. Places where… Read more »

How I Wound Up Working for Government

It was local government day and seniors from the local high school were invited to visit City Hall. Those students who took the field trip to City Hall were given a tour of all the City offices and then they had lunch with several members of the City Council. After lunch, they were invited to… Read more »

How Important is a Senior Manager’s Wardrobe?

Below is an important lesson for all upper and senior managers … especially those in government During the settling of the original thirteen colonies pirate ships often sailed into the harbors of coastal cities. Once in the American ports the pirates would pillage and plunder from the struggling colonists. To prevent marauding pirates from stealing… Read more »

Incredible Time Management Tools

Time management is critical for local government administrators and managers. During my career in local government I found three tools that helped me retain control of my time. With the New Year here I thought I’d share these tools to see if you can incorporate them for your use. If this article is of value… Read more »

2012 Digital Counties Winners Announced: Sussex County, NJ

The Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities program has announced the winning counties in this year’s survey competition to identify leaders in the digital field. Four winners were named in various population categories. These four leading communities implemented new initiaties this year that created positive results and cost savings for, despite scarce funding…. Read more »

2012 Digital Counties Winners Announced: Dutchess County, NY

The Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities program has announced the winning counties in this year’s survey competition to identify leaders in the digital field. Four winners were named in various population categories. These four leading communities implemented new initiaties this year that created positive results and cost savings for, despite scarce funding…. Read more »