Author Archives: Dr. Bill Mathis

Does Someone Need to be the Blame?

One of the common reactions we can feel when we believe we are mistreated or misunderstood is to blame someone else. Our alarm bells go off internally, a warning signal goes off in our head, or we feel immediately violated or angry. Why blame me for your issues? Obviously, the other person crossed the line, did not get it or intentionally tried to avoid responsibility. Continue reading

Coaching in Turbulent Times

The chaos in business and home life creates distractions and confusion in nearly every household. During this period, business contacts and progress in one’s personal and professional life must keep moving forward. Continue reading

Cucamonga Valley Water District is Searching for a New Chief Executive Officer & General Manager

Chief Executive Officer & General Manager (Salary $220-$260k annual) CVWD, located in the heart of Southern California’s Inland Empire, is looking for a Chief Executive Officer/General Manager. The ideal candidate has a proven aptitude for balancing the technical aspects of … Continue reading

United Water Conservation District is Searching for a New Chief Financial Officer

United Water Conservation District Chief Financial Officer (Salary $140,000 – $180,500 annual DOQ) Situated in central Ventura County, the District encompasses the fertile Santa Clara River Valley and Oxnard Coastal Plain. Under the supervision of the Assistant General Manager this … Continue reading

Palmdale Water District Demonstrates High Performance

As Palmdale Water District prepares for a new election, the District continues to measure its culture to maintain momentum in growing into a high-performance culture. Continue reading

Cucamonga Valley Water District Changes

Cucamonga Valley Water District is moving to Districts from open venue representation. The Board is just beginning to deal with the eventuality beginning in 2020. It could be three Board positions in competition for different roles. Known as one of … Continue reading

City of Pomona Evaluations

All Direct Reports to the Board – City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk New Mayor Sandoval and Council members took on the task of doing a thorough evaluation, goal setting and recommendation for their direct reports. In an effort … Continue reading

Reclaiming a Balanced Life

As a management psychologist working to help executives through the perils of personal change management, I recommend seven basic principles. Continue reading