Workshop notes

In this article I share a trick to help you with presentations, list some resources to help staff write quality reports, reflect on the value of getting the first draft done, and mention an excellent book for people developing workplace training These notes are all...

Coping with uncertainty

Changes in direction related to the RMA, three water management, and spending priorities for transport all impact on the local government sector. Changes in Government policy could see your work programme completely altered, resulting in wasted work –...
Three books for council bookshelves

Three books for council bookshelves

Introduction Happy new year! Before launching into new projects in 2020, I’ve been reflecting on some of the books which made the biggest difference to my local government work in 2019. Here are my top three — I hope at least one of these sounds useful to you. Writing...