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2013 Engagements

"Innovations in Service Redesign—Part Two," a management workshop for Inyo County, Bishop, CA, Dec 18, 2013.

"Innovations in Service Redesign," a presentation to the Board of Supervisors of Inyo County, Independence, CA, Dec 17, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a course for the Supervisory Academy of San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA, Dec 16, 2013. Facilitator, Executive Team Retreat, City of Napa, Bodega Bay, CA, Dec 13, 2013

"Talent Development and Coaching," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Dec 12, 2013.

"The Art and Practice of Organizational Leadership—Part Two," a session with the Executive Management Team for Yolo County, Woodland, CA, Dec 11, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a course for the Leadership Academy for the Port of Oakland, Oakland CA, Dec 10, 2013.

Facilitator, launch of 2014-15 Succession Development Plan at Management Leadership Team, Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, CA, Dec 5, 2013.

"Talent Development Tools and Resources for Managers," a management workshop for City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Dec 4, 2013.

"Communicating for Succession—Part Two," a course for the Leadership Development Program, City/County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Dec 2, 2013.

Trainer, Coaches Orientation, Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Nov 21, 2013.

"Engaging Residents in Effective Community Meetings—Part Two," a workshop for the City of Dublin, Dublin, CA, Nov 15, 2013.

"Communicating for Success," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Nov 14, 2013.

Facilitator, Talent Readiness Assessment, a session with the Executive Management Team, City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Nov 12, 2013.

Co-Chair, Preparing the Next Generation Committee meeting, annual conference of the Municipal Management Association of Northern California, Nov 8, 2013.

Facilitator, All-Hands Retreat, Community Development Department for the City of East Palo Alto, Redwood City, CA, Nov 7, 2013.

Facilitator, Coaches Debriefing Session, Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, Nov 6, 2013.

"Accelerating Talent Development," management workshop for Catawba County, Newton, NC, Oct 30, 2013.

"10 Lessons Learned in Leadership Development," Fall Leadership Conference for the City of Durham, NC, Oct 29, 2013.

"Communicating for Succession—Part One," a course for the Leadership Development Program, City/County of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Oct 23, 2013.

"Engaging Residents in Effective Community Meetings—Part One," a workshop for the City of Dublin, Dublin, CA, Oct 18, 2013.

Moderator, Alumni Event, Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Oct 17, 2013.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," a workshop for the Management Talent Exchange Program of the Silicon Valley, Redwood City, CA, Oct 16, 2013.

"The Essential Leadership Task," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Oct 10, 2013.

Facilitator, Talent Readiness Assessment, a session with the Executive Management Team, City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Oct 8, 2013.

"The Art and Practice of Organizational Leadership," a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, Oct 4, 2013.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," a management workshop for the City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Oct 2, 2013.

"Train the Trainers," workshop for Instructors of Port of Oakland's Leadership Academy, Oakland, CA, Oct 1, 2013.

"Talent Development and Coaching," a course for the Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, Sept 26, 2013.

Moderator, "Bringing Coaching Resources to Your State Association Members," a special meeting for State Associations at the ICMA Conference, Boston, MA, Sept 23, 2013.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," a management workshop for the City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Sept 4, 2013.

"Talent Development and Succession Planning," a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, Aug 29, 2013.

"Creative Budget Solutions," a course for the Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, Aug 22, 2013.

Facilitator, City of Tracy's Quarterly Management Team Workshop launching 2013-15 Talent Development Work Plan, Tracy, CA, Aug 14, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a course for the Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, July 25, 2013.

Facilitator, Orange County Sanitation District's Quarterly Management Team Meeting, launching 2013-15 Talent Development Work Plan, Fountain Valley, CA, July 18, 2013.

"Surviving the Retirement Wave--10 Lessons in Growing Our Successors," General Management Leadership Summit, California Special Districts Association, Newport Beach, July 16, 2013.

"Becoming a Great Coach," Oregon City/County Management Association Conference, Bend, OR, July 10, 2013.

"Community and Employee Engagement," a course for the Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, June 27, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," Supervisory Academy for San Mateo County Training Consortium, San Mateo, CA, June 26, 2013.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," Summer Signature Event, Municipal Management Association of Northern California, Dublin, CA, June 20, 2013.

Instructor, "So You Want to Become the County Administrator?" a workshop sponsored by the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, June 21, 2013.

"Accelerating the Development of Talent," City of Buena Park Quarterly Management Meeting, Buena Park, CA, June 6, 2013.

"Encore Opportunities—Creating a Fulfilling Next Life Phase," Government Finance Officials Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 3, 2013.

"Communicating for Success," a course for the Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, May 23, 2013.

Moderator, 2013-15 Strategic Priorities and Scorecard, City of Albany City Council, Albany, CA, May 20, 2013.

Leader, Coaches Orientation, Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, May 16 and April 17, 2013.

"Developing Talent and Managing Diverse Generations," County of Solano Quarterly Management Seminar, Fairfield, CA, May 10, 2013.

"Feedback and Resources Session—How To Conduct a Development Conversation," Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, CA, May 9 and May 2, 2013.

Facilitator, work session for City of Albany Strategic Planning Team, Albany, CA, May 7, 2013.

"The Essential Leadership Task," a course for the Santa Clara County Leadership Academy, Cupertino, CA, April 25, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a course for the Port of Oakland's Leadership Academy, Oakland, CA, April 23, 2013.

"Creating an Even Better Story for the City of Albany," a strategic visioning workshop for the Albany City Council, Albany, CA, April 22, 2013.

"How to Conduct a Development Conversation," a management workshop for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, CA, April 16 and April 4, 2013.

"Political Astuteness," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, April 11, 2013.

Facilitator, City of Tracy's Senior Management Team Retreat, Tracy, CA, March 28, 2013.

Panelist, "What's the Future of Local Government?," ASPAA Meeting, Claremont, CA, March 22, 2013.

"Talent Development and Coaching," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, March 14, 2013.

"Growing Our Successors," a management workshop for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, CA, March 7, 2013.

Moderator, "Tomorrow's Department Head Forum," sponsored by the City/County Manager Associations of Santa Clara and San Mateo County, Cupertino, CA, Feb 28, 2013.

"Citizen Engagement," a course for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Feb 21, 2013.

"Encore Opportunities—Creating a Fulfilling Next Life Phase," California Society of Municipal Finance Officials Annual Conference, Oakland, CA, Feb 20, 2013.

"Creative Budget Solutions," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Feb 14, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a management retreat for the San Mateo County Library, San Mateo, CA, Feb 5, 2013.

Organizer and Instructor, "Encore Opportunities—Creating a Fulfilling Next Life Phase," a workshop sponsored by Cal-ICMA, San Francisco, Feb 1, 2013.

"Managing the Contemporary American City," a course for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Jan 25, 2013.

Facilitator, Leadership Development Team Retreat, Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA, Jan 14, 2013.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Jan 10, 2013.

Facilitator, Retreat for Leadership Development Team for City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Jan 7, 2013.

2012 Engagements

“Citizen and Employee Engagement,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Dec 13, 2012.

“Political Astuteness,” a course for the Leadership Academy of the Port of Oakland, Oakland, CA, Dec 11, 2012.

“Story-Telling—A Powerful Way to Communicate, Teach and Lead,” a workshop for the City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Dec 5, 2012.

“Work-Life Balance,” a workshop for the Sonoma County City Managers Association, Windsor, CA, Nov 15, 2012.

Panelist, Research Symposium, Centre for Organizational Effectiveness, San Diego, CA, Nov 14, 2012. “Communicating for Success,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Nov 8, 2012.

Organizer, Speed Coaching and Networking Event sponsored by the City/County Management Associations of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, Santa Clara, CA, Nov 7, 2012.

“Citizen Engagement,” a course for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Nov 5, 2012.

Facilitator, Executive Retreat for City of Redwood City, Redwood City, CA, Nov 2, 2012.

Organizer, Alumni Event for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Nov 1, 2012.

"Political Astuteness," a course fro the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara Academy, Cupertino, CA, Oct 25, 2012.

Chair, Preparing the Next Generation Committee, Napa, CA, Oct 19, 2012.

"Public Sector Principles and Values," a course for the Public Sector Leadership Academy of San Mateo County, Foster City, CA, Oct 17, 2012.

Panelist, "Adapting and Thriving Amidst Change," a webinar sponsored by the Cal-ICMA Coaching Program, Oct 17, 2012.

“Train the Trainers,” a workshop for the Port of Oakland, Oakland, CA, Oct 16, 2012.

Facilitator, Community Development Department for City of East Palo Alto, Redwood City, CA, Oct 15, 2012.

"The Art and Practice of Organizational Leadership," CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, Oct 12, 2012.

"The Essential Leadership Task," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy of Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Oct 11, 2012.

Presenter, "Creating Legacy--The Imperative for Senior/Credentialed Managers," educational session, International City/County Management Association, Phoenix, AZ, Oct 9, 2012.

Presenter, "Encore Career Opportunities," educational session, International City/County Management Association, Phoenix, AZ, Oct 9, 2012.

Organizer, Speed Coaching Event, International City/County Management Association, Phoenix, AZ, Oct 7, 2012.

“Growing Our Successors—10 Lessons Learned in Responding to the Retirement Wave,” plenary session for the California Welfare Directors Association, Long Beach, CA, Oct 5, 2012.

Facilitator, Strategic Planning workshop for Community Development Department for City of East Palo Alto, Redwood City, CA, Oct 3, 2012.

"Coaching and Talent Development," a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara Academy, Cupertino, CA, Sept 27, 2012.

“Train the Trainers,” a workshop for the City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Sept 26, 2012.

“The Essential Nature of the Leadership Task,” a course for the Leadership Academy of the Port of Oakland, Oakland, CA, Sept 25, 2012.

Facilitator, “Promoting Adaptive Change,” Management Team Meeting for the City of Redwood City, Redwood City, CA, Sept 20, 2012.

Presenter, “Accelerating Your Development,” Leadership Academy for the City of Fairfield, Fairfield, CA, Sept 12, 2012.

"Creative Budget Solutions," a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara Academy, Cupertino, CA, Aug 23, 2012.

"Practice and Feedback Session," a workshop for the trainers in the Tracy Performance Academy, Tracy, CA, Aug 22, 2012.

"Train the Trainers," a workshop for the trainers in the Tracy Performance Academy, Tracy, CA, Aug 1, 2012.

Moderator, Alumni Event, Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, July 12, 2012

"Employee and Citizen Engagement," a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, June 28, 2012.

"Promoting Adaptive Change," Management Workshop for San Diego County Water Authority, San Diego, CA, June 26, 2012.

Facilitator, "Tomorrow's City/County Manager Forum," sponsored by Next Generation Committee of Silicon Valley, Cupertino, CA, May 21, 2012.

"Communicating For Success," a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, May 24, 2012.

"Promoting Adaptive Change," Management Workshop for San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo, CA, May 16 and 17, 2012.

"The Nature of Community Leadership," a presentation to the Peninsula Clergy Network, Belmont, CA, May 2, 2012.

“The Nature of the Leadership Task,” a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, April 26, 2012.

Guest Presenter, Public Sector Roundtable, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA April 20, 2012.

“Succession Planning in the Public Sector,” Leadership Academy for San Diego County Department of Health and Human Services, San Diego, CA, April 13, 2012.

“Political Astuteness and Leadership Resiliency,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, April 12, 2012.

“The New Normal Requires New Rules for Success,” Planners Institute, League of California Cities, San Jose, CA, March 20, 2012.

“Civic Engagement—Strategies for Local Government,” class for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, March 16, 2012.

“Creative Budget Solutions and Service Redesign,” a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, March 15, 2012.

“Talent Development,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, March 8, 2012.

“Development Conversations--Feedback and Resource Session,” Employee Workshops, City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, March 7, 2012.

Facilitator, Progress Session for Action Learning Teams, City of Concord, Concord, CA, Feb 14, 2012.

“Creative Budget Solutions,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Feb 9, 2012.

Launch of 2012 Cal-ICMA Coaching Program, presentation to the City Managers Department, League of California Cities, Indian Wells, Feb 2, 2012.

“Careers in Local Government,” a forum with the University Career Center Directors of the Bay Area, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Jan 27, 2012.

“Managing Contemporary American City,” class for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Jan 26, 2012.

“Responding to City Council Strategic Goals,” Workshop for Executive Team, City of East Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, CA, Jan 24, 2012.

“Conducting a Development Conversation With Your Boss,” Employee Workshops, City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, Jan 18, 19 and 26, 2012.

“Employee and Community Engagement,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Jan 12, 2012.

2011 Engagements

“The Freedom To Think, The Courage To Act,” a workshop for the Leadership Academy for San Mateo County, San Mateo, CA, Dec 14, 2011.

“The Freedom To Think, The Courage To Act,” a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, Dec 8, 2011.

“Best Practices in Talent Development and Succession Planning,” a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, Dec 2, 2011.

"What is the Future of Local Government"" CALPELRA annual conference, Monterey, CA, November 30, 2011."

“Promoting Citizen Engagement,” a class for Chinese municipal officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Nov 28, 2011.

"Succession Planning," a course for the Atlanta Regional Commission, Atlanta, GA, November 17, 2011.

"Communicating for Success," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, November 10, 2011.

“Training and Insight for Future Supervisors,” a training workshop for Maintenance Superintendents Association, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, Cupertino, CA, Nov 17, 2011.

"Promoting a Culture of Innovation," presentation to the Innovations Incubator Program of the City of San Jose, San Jose, CA, October 9, 2011.

Facilitator, Support Network Meeting for the Cal-ICMA Senior Manager/Encore Manager Initiative, Cupertino, CA, November 4, 2011.

"What is the Future of Local Government"" International Foundation of Employee Benefit Programs annual conference, New Orleans, LA, October 31, 2011.

"Political Astuteness," a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, October 27, 2011.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," a Management Team workshop for the City of Redwood City, Redwood City, CA, October 26, 2011.

"Community-Oriented Government," a training workshop for the City of Concord, Concord, CA, October 18, 2011.

"The Nature of the Leadership Task," a course for the Local Government Leadership Academy in Alameda County, Hayward, CA, October 13, 2011.

"Developing an Entrepreneurial Culture," Bay Area Revenue Management School, San Jose, CA, October 6, 20111.

"Public Sector Principles and Values," Public Sector Leadership Academy, San Mateo County Training Consortium, Redwood City, CA, October 6, 2011.

Feedback Session on "How to Conduct Development Conversations," Tracy, CA, October 5, 2011.

"Growing Our Own Leaders," a training workshop for the City of Concord, Concord, CA, October 4, 2011.

"Leadership Strategies in Times of Economic Meltdown," League of California Cities annual conference, San Francisco, CA, September 23, 2011.

"Talent Development," a course for the Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, September 22, 2011.

"Learning as a Strategy for Adaptive Change and Self-Renewal," ICMA annual conference, Milwaukee, WI, September 20, 2011.

"Encore Encore"Crafting a Fulfilling Next Life Phase," ICMA annual conference, Milwaukee, WI, September 19, 2011.

"Promoting Adaptive Change and Self-Renewal,"ÿ a retreat for the Management Team of Nevada County, Grass Valley, CA, September 15, 2011.

"Becoming a Great Coach," a training workshop for California Network of Asian Public Administrators, Oakland, CA, September 14, 2011.

"Action Learning Teams," a training workshop for City of Concord, Concord, CA, September 13, 2011.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," a training workshop for the California Parks and Recreation Society District 11, Ontario, CA, September 8, 2011.

"The Art and Practice of Organizational Leadership," a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, September 1, 2011.

"Creative Budget Solutions,” Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, August 25, 2011.

“Redesigning Services,” Management Workshop for the County of Solano, Fairfield, CA, August 19, 2011.

“Redesigning Services,” Management Workshop for the County of Solano, Fairfield, CA, August 19, 2011.

“How To Conduct Development Conversations,” a training workshop for the Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA, July 19 and 20, 2011.

Moderator, First Annual Alumni Event, Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, June 30, 2011.

“Civic Engagement and Community Building,” Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, June 23, 2011.

“Shaping Our Future,” Workshop for the new Department of Libaries/Recreation Services,” City of Daly City, Daly City, CA, June 15, 2011.

“Shaping Our Future,” Workshop for the new Department of Libaries/Recreation Services,” City of Daly City, Daly City, CA, June 15, 2011.

"Communicating for Success," Leadership Academy for Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, May 26, 2011.

“Promoting Adaptive Change,” Quarterly Management Meeting, City of Fremont, Fremont, CA, May 25, 2011.

"Promoting Adaptive Change - Part II," a Feedback Session for City of Daly City Management Team, Daly City, CA, May 19, 2011.

"Promoting Adaptive Change," a Management Workshop for the City of Concord, Concord, CA, May 17, 2011.

"The Nature of the Leadership Task," Leadership Academy for Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, April 28, 2011.

"Growing Our Successors," a Management Workshop for the City of Tracy, Tracy, CA, April 26, 2011.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," Keynote Address to annual conference of California Civic Partnerships, Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 2011.

"Aligning Adult Education with the Global Economy," a Keynote Address for the annual Commission on Adult Basic Education, San Francisco, CA, April 18, 2011.

Facilitator, "Tomorrow's Department Head Forum," City Manager Assocations of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, Cupertino, CA April 7, 2011.

"Managing in a New Era," a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, April 1, 2011.

"Consolidating Library and Recreation Services," an All-Employees Workshop for City of Daly City, Daly City, CA, March 28, 2011.

"Growing Our Successors," a Management Workshop for the Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA, March 30, 2011.

Co-Instructor, "Regional Leadership and Decision-Making," an urban studies course at Stanford University, Pallo Alto, CA March 30-June 1, 2011.

"What's the Future of Local Government?," a Management Workshop for the City of Daly City, Daly City, CA, March 16, 2011.

"Motivating and Leading in Tough Times," International Foundation of Emplyee Benefit Plans, San Antonio, TX, March 7, 2011.

"The Freedom to Think, the Courage to Act," Supervisory Academy for San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA, March 6, 2011.

"Investing in a Talent Strategy," Kansas Association of City/County Management, Wichita, KS, Feb. 25, 2011.

City Manager in Residence, Sanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Feb. 22-23, 2011.

"Public Sector Principles and Leadership," Public Sector Academy for San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA, Feb. 17, 2011.

"The Art and Practice of Leadership," Leadership Academy for City of San Jose, San Jose, CA, Feb. 10, 2011.

"Facilitator, Goal-Setting Retreat for Santa Ana City Council, Santa Ana, CA, Jan 28, 2011.

2010 Engagements

"What's the future of Local Government?," a Management Workshop for the City of San Jose, San Jose, CA, Dec. 3, 2010.

"Promoting an Entrepreneurial Mindset," keynote address at the Bay Area Revenue Management School, San Jose, CA, Dec 3, 2010.

Facilitator, Strategic Planning Session with Board of Directors, League of California Cities, San Diego, CA, Nov 18, 2010.

"Partnering with Chief Executives in Times of Economic Meltdown," CALPERA annual conference, Monterey, CA, Nov 17, 2010. 18, 2010.

Moderator, Support Network Meeting for the Cal-ICMA Senior Manager/Encore Manager Program, Foster City, CA, Nov 12, 2010.

"Promoting Adaptive Change in a Disruptive World," Management Workshop for County of Solano, Fairfield, CA, Nov 5, 2010.

"Developing Political Astuteness," Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, October 28, 2010.

Speed Coaching Event, ICMA Annual Conference, San Jose, CA, Oct 17, 2010. "Learning with Intent," concurrent session at ICMA annual conference, San Jose, CA, Oct 18, 2010.

"Crafting Your Next Life Phase?Strategies for Self-Renewal," ICMA University course, San Jose, CA, October 16, 2010.

"Creating a Talent Strategy for Your Local Government," ICMA University course, San Jose, CA, October 16, 2010.

"Managing the Contemporary American City," advanced seminar for Chinese Municipal Officials Program, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Oct 8, 2010.

"The Art and Practice of Organizational Leadership," CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, September 24, 2010.

"Talent Development," Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, September 23, 2010.

"Shaping Change in a Disruptive World," keynote presentation for the County Personnel Administrators Association of California, Lodi, CA, September 22, 2010.

"Creative Budget Solutions and Service Redesign," Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, August 26, 2010.

"Employee and Citizen Engagement" and "Promoting Organizational Effectiveness and Health in the New World Order," Continuing Education for Public Officials, Montecito, CA, August 16 and 17, 2010.

"How to Conduct a Development Conversation," training workshop for Chino Valley Fire District, Chino, CA, July 27 and 28, 2010.

"Shaping Change in a Disruptive World," Management Workshop for City of Salinas, Salinas, CA, July 21, 2010.

"Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, July 22, 2010.

"Creating a Talent Strategy for Your Public Agency," annual conference of Society of Human Resource Management, San Diego, CA, June 29, 2010.

"Employee and Citizen Engagement," Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, June 24, 2010.

"Tomorrow’s City/County Managers," a forum sponsored by the City/County Management Associations of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, Cupertino, CA, June 10, 2010.

"Growing Our Successors," a Management Workshop for the City of Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale, CA, June 4, 2010.

"Communicating Your Story," Leadership Academy for Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, May 27, 2010.

"Public Sector Priciples and Values," Public Sector Certificate Program, San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA, May 20, 2010.

"A Conversation About the Future of Local Governments in California," Board of Directors of the Institute of Local Government, Sacramento, CA, May 14, 2010.

"The Freedom to Think, The Courage to Act," a course for Supervisory Academy, San Mateo County, Redwood City, CA, May 4, 2010.

"Promoting a Learning Culture," keynote address at the annual conference of the International Public Management Association--Human Resources (IPMA-HR), San Diego, CA, April 28, 2010.

"Becoming the Change You Wish to See in the World," Intergovernmental Management Trainig Program, Danville, CA, April 23, 2010.

"The Art and Practice of Organizational Leadership," Leadership Academy for Santa Clara County, Cupertino, CA, April 22, 2010.

"Succession Planning in American Government," advanced seminar for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, March 22, 2010.

"Making a Difference in Your Own Backyard--Careers in Local Government," Monterey Institute for International Studies, Monterey, CA, March 11, 2010.

"Civic Engagement Strategies," advanced seminar for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Mar. 15, 2010.

"Keeping the Passion Alive and Leadership Resiliency," Milpitas Executive Team, Milpitas, CA, Mar. 4, 2010.

"Creating a Talent Strategy for Your Public Agency," Ohio City/County Management Association, Columbus, OH, Feb. 24, 2010.

"Growing Our Successors," Management Workshop, Chino Hills Fire District, Chino Hills, CA, Feb. 17, 2010.

"Team-Building Session," Milpitas Executive Team, Milpitas, CA, Feb. 11, 2010.

"Crafting Your Next Life Phase," presentation at workshop sponsored by the California City Management Foundation, Carlsbad, CA, Feb. 6, 2010.

"Creating a Talent Strategy for Local Government," a keynote address for the Arizona City Management Association, Sedona, AZ, Feb. 3, 2010.

"Contemporary City Management Practices in the United States," advanced seminar for Chinese Municipal Officials, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Jan. 29, 2010.

"Cost-Effective Strategies for Developing Talent, a webinar sponsored by the Colorado City Management Association," Jan. 22, 2010.

"Redesigning Service Delivery and Creative Budget Solutions," a course for the CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government, Sacramento, CA, Jan. 14, 2010.

"Enhancing Coaching Skills," a supervisory training workshop for the Town of Los Gatos, CA, Jan. 12 and 13, 2010.

"Creating a Talent Strategy for the Ciy of Milpitas," Milpitas Executive Team, Milpitas, CA, Jan. 7, 2010.

2009 Engagements

"Enhancing Coaching Skills," a supervisory training workshop for the City of Menlo Park, CA, Dec 10, 2009




 
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