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Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA)

Ian McCormack was one of three panellists set to discuss 'Electing the Mayor – what leadership requires'. To learn more visit the event page.

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Stratford - Local Government Finance Session

Ian McCormack joined the municipality of Stratford as they delve into the topic 'where the money comes from and where it goes'. 

Visit the City of Stratford site for details

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Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA)

Ian McCormack was one of three panellists set to discuss 'Electing the Mayor – what leadership requires'. To learn more visit the event page.

 
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Rural Municipalities of Alberta conference Workshop

Half a year into the new council term is a great time check-in about how well municipal councillors understand the various hats you wear. Sometimes your role is as one member of a council, sometimes you’re a regional representative, and sometimes maybe you’re part of a commission.

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2021 AMM Fall Convention - Day 1

Ian shared wisdom from 'How's Driving the Grader' as a speaker at this year's AMM Fall Convention.

 

For details on the convention, click here

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Local Government Administration Association of Alberta 2022 Conference

Ian joined other experts to discuss how administration can support council to be more effective in debate and discussion during council meetings.

Conducting Council Orientations 

Council Orientations are not only a legal requirement for most municipalities, they are an opportunity to bring new councils together and lay the foundation to make the most out of their terms.

Our friends in Innisfail hosted a Council Candidate Orientation back in April and our very own Ian was invited to lead the conversation!

Please note it is a longer video and will take a little while to load.

Ian joined host Michael Hubicki  to share some of his 'Ianisms'  including:

  • No strategy survives first contact with reality

  • It's never about what it's about

  • Stop doing stupid stuff

  • You don't know what you don't know

  • Closing on a positive tone

ResourceX Webinar

Major societal problems exist, and solutions seem out of reach. At  ResourceX,  we attempt the difficult and dangerous alongside the change agents within every municipality with whom we partner. There are resources available. We will help you find them.

 
Stop doing stupid stuff - Part 1Ian McCormack
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Stop doing stupid stuff - Part 2Ian McCormack
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Avoid the patterns and pitfalls that land your organization in hot water.

 

Ian McCormack – author of Who’s Driving the Grader? – joins Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner to discuss the behaviours that land municipal leaders in the court of public opinion.

 

How do you prevent this from happening? Tune in to find out!