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Nov 8, 2019

SCALE, the Scott County Association for Leadership & Efficiency, is helping local governments  forge innovative ways to collaborate. Learn how this collaboration leads to providing superior service while making the most of limited resources. SCALE members Janet Williams, mayor of Savage, and Jon Ulrich, Scott County...


Oct 25, 2019

What does leadership in race equity look like in other organizations and what does it take to be a leader in this area?  In this episode, Damon Shoholm, director of the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute and Amherst H. Wilder Foundation  takes a broad look at race equity and what this work means for leaders across...


Aug 16, 2019

If you’ve been involved in Minnesota city government in the last several decades, you’ve likely heard of or met Kevin Frazell, director of member services at the League of Minnesota Cities. As Kevin prepares to retire after a 40+-year career, he reflects on his experiences working with city officials and offers his...


Aug 2, 2019

More than 150 city officials are volunteering this summer to help shape the League of Minnesota Cities’ legislative agenda for the next year by participating in the League’s legislative policy committees. Hear first-hand from two of those committee members about their experiences in helping to develop policies that...


Jun 21, 2019

Duluth Councilmember Noah Hobbs wanted to get feedback from his constituents in a different way. So, he set a goal to have 100 cups of coffee with residents! Listen in as host Adriana Temali-Smith talks with Councilmember Hobbs about the lessons he learned through this experience. He’ll also offer a few tips to other...