05.15.12 Afternoon Delight




RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company – Did you know Umpqua Bank was named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 6th year in a row? Learn more about this success from Barbara Baker, VP for Cultural Enhancement at an ELGL forum on Thursday, May 17. ELGL members and other interested professionals can reserve a spot by contacting oregonelgl@gmail.com with your name, company, and position. The meeting will be held at 20085 NW Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro OR 97124.


King County’s Complete Streets Hopes To Reverse Health Effects Of Sprawl – Urban sprawl has changed the way we live. We’re driving more, and walking less. Researchers say that promotes a more sedentary lifestyle, and it’s making us fat. Now, some cities in King County are trying to change the health effects of sprawl — one sidewalk at a time.

Alumni Association Newsletter – Spring 2012 – The Spring issue of the PSU Public Administration Alumni Association Newsletter is out! Go to the link below to check it out!

More States, Cities Look to Test Drones – ‎”Eye in the Sky” is fast becoming a reality for many states and municipalities as they turn to these unmanned devices for a variety of uses like search and rescue, traffic control, and building permit checks. LIKE this post if you think drones can make government more efficient


The Rise of the Supertemp – Ed Trevisani hangs with his young sons when they come home from school. He volunteers as a Boy Scout leader, serves on nonprofit boards, and teaches management.

Stop Getting Bad Advice – People love to give advice. While it’s useful to hear what others think, sometimes they give off-target or foolish guidance. Here are a few ways to increase your odds of getting good input.

Keep Gen-Xers Engaged – Generation X may be a smaller population than Baby Boomers or Millennials, but it wields great influence in today’s organizations. People in this generation are the all-important bench strength for aging leadership. To keep them around, here’s how to keep them engaged.

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