12.03.12 Your Morning Buzz

Next ELGL Forum:

Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director

January 15, 2013 (note the date change), 7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218

11:45 am – Forum; 1:00 pm – Tour of Port of Portland Headquarters

RSVP to Megan Messmer, ELGL Project Coordinator, oregonelgl@gmail.com.

The Fiscal Cliff

Best. Shirt. Ever.

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Learn about Metro’s online opinion panel – a new way to share your views and help shape the future of the region.

Wilsonville residents are encouraged to participate on the City’s various Boards & Commissions that assist in the governance of the community. View vacancies.


Jabba the cupcake :)

Contrary To Popular Belief, Los Angeles Has A Dense, Urban Center – It’s a little painful to hear out-of-towners say L.A. has no center.

State sends Bend water plan back for more work – Bend’s controversial Surface Water Improvement Project has suffered another legal blow, as the state Land Use Board of Appeals has sent Bend’s water public facilities plan back to the city for more work, opponents said Sunday.

Property tax compression comes to Gresham – For those Gresham residents who wonder why the City Council opted for a utility feerather than a tax levy to help fund operations, the answer, say city officials, is one word long: compression.

Inside Portlandia

Inspirational mouse

Outside Portlandia


The Career Center


How Happy Are You at Work? The Source is again working with the iOpener Institute to find out how happy and fulfilled the readers of The Wall Street Journal are at work.

When Quitting Is Not An Option – How You Can Find Purpose And Fulfillment Through Your Career – Let’s face it. We all have those days or periods in life when it becomes that much harder to haul yourself out of bed each morning and face another day at work.  Even the prospect of semi-flirty, IM-ing with the guy in the next cubicle who kind of looks like Bradley Cooper, doesn’t quite cut it anymore.

The Social Network

He has wifi

When are brands allowed to be snarky on social media? For the brands I work with—who tend to live on the conservative end of the spectrum—the answer is never. But obviously there are brands that can get away with it. So the first step in determining when it’s OK to snark it up is to establish whether your brand can, indeed, take that tone.

5 Steps To Work Life Sanity in Today’s Social World – For most of us, regardless of our belief system, the holidays are a wonderful time. Its also the time of year when expectations are most out of whack, when we feel the most pressure to balance work, personal life and responsibility to others.

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