10 episodes

Welcome to “A Day in the Life”.  This is a production of the Center for Public Leadership and Governance at School of Government at the University of North Carolina.  Each episode of “A Day in the Life” is a short podcast on the trials and tribulations newly elected local officials face each day as they serve their first year in public office. With “first meeting” guidance from incumbent officials, quick tips for sidestepping embarrassing media moments, and other advice, you’ll successfully navigate the potholes of public office.

A Day in the Life Center for Public Leadership and Governance

    • Government

Welcome to “A Day in the Life”.  This is a production of the Center for Public Leadership and Governance at School of Government at the University of North Carolina.  Each episode of “A Day in the Life” is a short podcast on the trials and tribulations newly elected local officials face each day as they serve their first year in public office. With “first meeting” guidance from incumbent officials, quick tips for sidestepping embarrassing media moments, and other advice, you’ll successfully navigate the potholes of public office.

    What’s Your Form Of Government?

    What’s Your Form Of Government?

    Faculty Members Kim Nelson and Carl Stenberg summarize the various forms of local government in North Carolina.  These include the prevailing Manager/Council and County Manager forms, and the Mayor/Council form used by some smaller municipal jurisdictions.  Listeners will gain a clear understanding of each form, and of the distinct leadership roles [...]

    • 20 min
    Understanding Property Revaluation

    Understanding Property Revaluation

    Faculty member Kirk Boone describes the basics of property revaluation, what it means for various stakeholders, and the role and responsibilities of local elected leaders during the revaluation process.

    • 22 min
    What’s Your Form Of Government?

    What’s Your Form Of Government?

    Faculty Members Kim Nelson and Carl Stenberg summarize the various forms of local government in North Carolina.  These include the prevailing Manager/Council and County Manager forms, and the Mayor/Council form used by some smaller municipal jurisdictions.  Listeners will gain a clear understanding of each form, and of the distinct leadership roles [...]

    • 20 min
    Ep. 5: The Lingo Of Mental Disabilities In NC

    Ep. 5: The Lingo Of Mental Disabilities In NC

    The words that describe the different kinds of mental disabilities can be confounding for laymen, and the terminology for the organizational structures are equally confusing.  In this podcast Mark Botts, SOG faculty member who specializes in this field of law, helps make sense of the “alphabet soup” as he talks [...]

    • 16 min
    Ep. 5: The Lingo of Mental Disabilities in NC

    Ep. 5: The Lingo of Mental Disabilities in NC

    The words that describe the different kinds of mental disabilities can be confounding for laymen, and the terminology for the organizational structures are equally confusing.  In this podcast Mark Botts, SOG faculty member who specializes in this field of law, helps make sense of the “alphabet soup” as he talks [...]

    • 16 min
    Ep. 4: Thriving Workplaces

    Ep. 4: Thriving Workplaces

    In this episode, Leisha DeHart Davis discusses effective workplace routines and strategies that keeps employees engaged and motivated.

    • 19 min

Top Podcasts In Government