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Managing remote teams: Communication channels

October 8, 2020

Managing remote teams is a critical, new skillset to develop. National surveys indicate that a third of local government employees would prefer to continue working remotely. This is the first in a series of blog posts that will look at insights from Lean management principles that can help today.

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Lean leadership: Are you ‘leading’ or ‘doing’ the work?

October 1, 2020

Some might call leading “staying in your lane” or “playing your position.” Another way to think of it is simply doing the job the organization hired one to perform. A leader must “lead” even when it seems more difficult and risky to give up control. Determining how to make the transition from a great worker to a better leader can pose a difficult challenge.

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Building and planning go virtual

August 12, 2020

The permitting counter was usually a busy place at a local city or county government, with contractors and homeowners stopping in to ask questions or buy permits. Most entities have probably made changes to their processes to reduce interpersonal contact since the pandemic started.

For some, it might be time to re-evaluate if your temporary solution is working for you and what other options you might have. Here is a current list of the resources we have found that could help you.

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