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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Top 10 Public Administration books to Read on 'National Read a Book ...

When was the last time you had a big idea about change? One way to stop and rethink your approach is to read books about the public good. Since September 6 is “National ...
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The One Thing That Will Transform Your World

We’ve all been there before - attempting to accomplish tasks on a to-do list that seems to never end. While we all strive for productivity and better focus on the job, ...
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Colorado and the Affordable Housing Crisis

Colorado’s middle class is dwindling and it's due to the lack of affordable housing in the state, according to a study published by the Bell Policy Center. Plaguing ...
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Want to Change the World? Start with a TED talk

In less than 18 minutes you can change your world. Sounds crazy, right? That’s what TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) is attempting to accomplish. Founded in ...
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