Local Gov Life - Season 1

Local Gov Life highlights successful programs and projects that enhance the quality of life in our communities.

PM Feature Stories

Each episode digs into PM feature stories alongside guests including local government practitioners and academics.





Episode 1: Volunteerism

Local government experts share the importance of engaging local volunteers to support events and foster resident participation.

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Episode 2: Go Ahead—Laugh!

Take an in-depth look at humor in the workplace and explore how leaders use humor as an effective leadership tool.

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Episode 3: Reinvigorating Downtown

A look at the downtown initiatives of three different communities and the strategies their local government leaders are using to reinvigorate their downtown districts.

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Episode 4: ICMA Annual Conference Preview

Host committee members and conference attendees of the 2016 ICMA Annual Conference discuss how the conference is a 'transformative' experience.

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Episode 5: The Opioid Epidemic

Explore how communities use collaboration and innovation as effective tools for responding to the current opioid crisis.

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Episode 6: The Next Generation of Leaders

We ask next-generation leaders and managers about effective ways to attract and retain young talent in local government.

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