02.23.12 The Morning Buzz



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Volunteers needed for a park restoration project set for March 17 – Volunteers needed to help her restore the Little Woodrose Nature Park.

City of Fife, Washington – Join us for the Shoreline Master Plan Open House on March 5th.

Welcome to the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, located in Portland, Oregon – Sign up to help clean up local creeks and waterways with the Watershed Wide Event on Saturday, March 3.


Communicating Planning Project Initiatives & Achievements – This article is part of our Cyburbia series, featuring interesting conversations and perspectives from planners in the trenches on public engagement challenges they face in their daily work.

Can we harness the Internet to collaboratively write better laws? – A new platform called Madison seeks to bring more voices to the table, but a few design flaws mar the whole effort.

Are You As Busy As You Think? – We all have the same 168 hours per week, but since time passes whether we acknowledge it or not, we seldom think through exactly how we’re spending our hours.

Reward Value, Not Face Time – Tony Schwartz – Harvard Business Review – “My manager expects me to be at my desk from 9 to 5,” a highly successful salesperson lamented during a break at a session I was delivering at a progressive company in Silicon Valley.

The Hard Side of Change Management -Two out of every three transformation programs fail. Why? Companies overemphasize the soft side of change: leadership style, corporate culture, employee motivation.

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