7 Benefits of Benchmarking for Local Governments
Everyone benchmarks in one way or another in our personal lives. As an avid golfer, I hold an 8 handicap. On good days, I play to my handicap but on the not-so-good days, I struggle to break 90. Maintaining a golf handicap - benchmarking - helps me understand how I'm performing and what progress I'm making in my game. It also allows me to compete with golfers of differing abilities on a level playing field.
How to Solve Local Government Challenges with a Strategic Plan
Local governments face many challenges on a regular basis, and each of these challenges has the potential to pose a threat to a municipality on their road to progress. With a strategic plan in place, local governments are able to tackle these issues head-on and get on the path to high-performance and provide the best possible service for their citizens.
10 Ways To Increase Collaboration At Your Organization
Collaboration is the latest buzzword in businesses and local governments around the world. Working in silos can slow down or significantly hinder an organization's progress towards their strategic plan. When a team is able to effectively share resources and work together to achieve their goals, the rate of progress is excelerated, and the likelihood of accomplishing their overall objectives is substantially increased.