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Waiting it out

July 26, 2011 by

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“Donna, you know as well as I do that these city manager shakeups always peter out. We just have to wait.”  – Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation Recently in a Front-Runners training, an employee asked Executive Constantine whether his reform agenda (integrating continuous improvement and employee engagement into the culture of King County) would last. […]

What’s the Difference?

July 6, 2011 by

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OK, I’ve been trying to ‘Be the Difference’ since attending a frontrunners course several months ago and it’s hard for me to tell if I’ve improved anything.  My primary role at King County is to perform strategic technology planning. There are two things about this role that make it hard to tell if I’m making […]