Friday, May 27, 2011

Pearl of Wisdom # 43 - Accomplishments While in Office

No matter how much you accomplish or personally try to accomplish during your term in office, there will always be a handful of adversaries - constituents and/or community residents - who will insist you didn’t do enough while you were in office.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Pearl of Wisdom # 42 - Crisis

When your unit of local government is confronted with a crisis or an extremely difficult situation, trying to find a viable solution you can live with might be a lot easier if you ask yourself, "How would my mother or father handle this situation?"

Friday, May 6, 2011

Pearl of Wisdom # 41 - State Statutes

Following state statutes can often prevent you and your colleagues from solving the unique problems plaguing your unit of local government or community.  But rest assured, finding cost-effective ways or creating ways to resolve your unique local problems will never, ever be accepted as a valid excuse for not following state statutes.

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Pearl of Wisdom # 40 - Who Can Do a Better Job?

Anyone can do a better job than you in local government provided they aren’t elected or appointed to your seat or position.