VIDEO OF THE MONTH: Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe
What makes a great leader?
Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws their staff into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety - especially in difficult budget times - means taking on big responsibility. Click on this
to watch this informative TED Talk Video.
ARTICLE OF THE MONTH: The Public Works Leader's Balancing Act
In researching good articles to share this month, we found this 2004 publication from the
, Tim Equels an Assistant Director of Public Works from Fulton County, GA explores what it is like to be an effective leader in the Public Works industry and to maintain a tricky balance between responding to immediate needs versus planning to meet future needs. Mr. Fulton touches upon subjects such as lack of leadership, garnering your responsibilities, prioritizing and looking/planning ahead. We found the information provided by Mr. Equels to be just as relevant in 2016 as it was in 2004.