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ACWA’s 2012 Fall Conference

Dr. Bill Mathis will be a panelist at ACWA’s upcoming Fall Conference & Exhibition titled “California Water… The Next Generation.” The panel, titled Changing Your Organizational Culture in Turbulent Times, will be held on Thursday December 6, from 9:30 to … Continue reading

Renewed Contract with San Mateo’s 911 Communications Team

We are pleased to announce the recent renewal of Mathis Group’s contract with San Mateo County’s 911 Communications Team. Continue reading

City Manager’s Meeting 2013

Dr. Bill Mathis will be speaking on a panel at the upcoming 2013 CA League City Managers Department Meeting. The panel, titled “Best Strategies for Survival as a Manager,” will be held from 3:45 to 5p.m. on Thursday January 31. … Continue reading

Central Basin MWD Chooses Mathis

In a special meeting of the Board of Directors yesterday, the President of the Central Basin Municipal Water District was authorized to bring on the Mathis Group for recruitment services. Dr. Mathis will be working, beginning October 1, 2012 to … Continue reading

Dr. Mathis Hosts Panel On Employee Compensation

At the California Utilities Executive Management Association’s annual Leadership Summer this year, Dr. Bill Mathis of the Mathis Group moderated a panel exploring the challenges of employee compensation. The session, titled “Employee Compensation: Is There No End In Sight?” was … Continue reading

Lifting the Leader’s Load

Helping out with a heavy load shows the people you work with that you’re interested in being part of the team. You need not help everyone with every challenge, but by assisting when you can, you make it clear, even to those you haven’t helped directly, that you’re someone who can be counted on. Continue reading

Hiring Your New General Manager

When the board is faced with the task of hiring a new general manager, there are several factors to consider. Knowing what you’re looking for depends largely on what you’ve seen. Assess the situation. The first thing to consider is … Continue reading

Seven Tips for Self-Management

Sometimes the most difficult person to manage is our self. We can stand apart from others and easily see where corrections are needed or training would benefit, but when it comes time to turn our gaze on our own habits, … Continue reading

Mathis Group Highlighted in Upland Work

The work of Dr. Bill Mathis of the Mathis Group was featured recently in a Daily Bulletin story on the City of Upland, CA. The city brought in Rancho Cucamonga-based public sector management psychologist Bill Mathis to moderate the meeting, … Continue reading

What Councils Want from Manager… But Do Not Tell Them

Seven Unspoken Council Assumptions By Dr. Bill Mathis Often before an election, elected officials have formed opinions and beliefs about mangers and their staffs. Based on the their attitudes about what government ought to do, elected officials may harbor perceptions … Continue reading