What Is The Right Way to Rebuild Cities for Post-Pandemic Work?
May 12, 2021
-The Polco Minute with Angelica Wedell-
The Polco Minute features current headlines and best practices in local government and community engagement.
In this week’s first video, we explore the right way to rebuild cities for post-pandemic work. Next, we share a poem written by the Assistant City Manager of Boulder, Colorado in response to gun violence in a local grocery store. Last, you'll see why ego can be a leader’s greatest strength or biggest downfall.
In the second video, St. Louis's first black woman mayor shares how she will lead with a racial equity lens. Next, the Village Administrator of Waunakee, Wisconsin talks about how they use surveys to increase a sense of belonging for all residents.
Years of observation have revealed patterns in leaders. The patterns have one common factor that shapes outcomes more than any other. If I had to choose one thing that makes all the difference in a leader’s effectiveness, it would be ego. READ MORE
Polco Sr. VP of Innovation Michelle Kobayashi and Waunakee, Wisconsin Village Administrator Todd Schmidt have firsthand experience with how to use surveys to increase a sense of belonging for all. They say survey data can help guide leaders in making more inclusive decisions. READ MORE