MyGov Blog

Five Ways Short Term Rentals are Transforming your City

With over 6 million Airbnb listings worldwide, there is no denying that the world of short term rentals is an expanding piece of the tourism industry. And, with 65,000 ...
READ MORE

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Using foundational research and business theories first developed during his time at Harvard Business School, Clayton M. Christensen in his book “How Will You Measure ...
READ MORE

Why Coastal Towns Should Store Data in the Cloud

Data can be stored in a range of ways. Storage is possible in paper forms, hosted on an internet-connected platform, or in fully on-premises data centers.
READ MORE

Is the Housing Market in Danger Again?

If you've read about the housing market lately, chances are you've seen some discussion about slow home sales. Chances are you've also seen negative future predictions. ...
READ MORE

How to Inspire by Starting with Why

Life-changing innovations, groundbreaking social movements, and timeless leaders all have one thing in common - they begin by defining their WHY. In his book “Start With ...
READ MORE

A Half-Dozen Lessons in Local Government Leadership

Good local government leaders are always in high demand. They inspire communities, changing lives for the better. What are these folks made of? Effective leaders — in ...
READ MORE

Legalizing Inexpensive Homes: Seattle’s Green Light for Backyard ...

Most of Seattle’s residential land is reserved for large and expensive detached homes. But that will change—gently. The city has just passed legislation to permit two ...
READ MORE

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life & Business

Have you ever wondered how to reach a goal with no clear idea of how to get there? I’ve often thought about how some people are so dedicated, letting nothing deter them ...
READ MORE

Texas HB 3167 Requires Municipalities to Restructure Review Timelines

The new ‘shot clock’ bill is causing waves in Texas with new requirements for municipal review timelines. Texas legislators have approved House Bill 3167 which is a ...
READ MORE

New Oregon Legislation Eliminates Single-Family Zoning

Oregon is taking a big leap in an effort to mitigate the housing crisis and support affordable housing in popular cities. Here is what you need to know about the ...
READ MORE