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Leadership and Professional Local Government Managers

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Research shows the importance of stories in leading staff members and residents.

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ICMA University invites you to discover a range of leadership development programs for every level of your career.

Workshops that are affordable, accessible, and designed to meet the specific needs of local government professionals.

Assessments help members and others assess their knowledge for the purpose of professional development planning.

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What can I do to become a better leader who people will follow?

A new column from female ICMA local government leaders and the League of Women in

Local governments need a mission and values statement that guides employee behavior, from...

Leaders must have the courage of their convictions. What they really need are core values.

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