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

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

Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District is searching for new General Manager

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering, public administration, or related field from an accredited college or university and ten years water industry experience Continue reading

Public Invited to Community Forum Help The City Recruit our New City Manager

The Ridgecrest City Council will host a community forum on Wednesday, August 30 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Kerr McGee Community Center to gather input and discuss issues related to hiring our new City Manager. While all qualified … Continue reading

They City of Coachella Hires New H.R. Manager

Sandy Krause was hired as the new H.R. Manager for the City of Coachella. Previous to various roles for the City of Coachella, Sandy served as Human Resources Manager for the City of Indio. Krause will continue to oversee and … Continue reading

Dr. Mathis Presents Leadership and Mentoring at Fairfield Leadership Conference

The City of Fairfield invited Dr. Bill Mathis to present the last segment of the leadership academy for 2013.  The presentation and workshop centered around Mentoring and Coaching tips for supervisors in all segments of the Fairfield City Team. Dr. … 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


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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