TAG SEARCH RESULT: Leadership

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December 28, 2016

Government Fleet's Top 10 Articles for 2016

Police-related articles continue to dominate Government-fleet.com as the most popular topic for 2016. Popular stories about law enforcement cover patrol vehicles, equipment, and upfitting.

November 7, 2016

APWA Selects 16 Participants for Emerging Leaders Academy

The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced the selection of 16 public works professionals for its APWA Emerging Leaders Academy Program for 2016-2017, including one fleet manager.

October 10, 2016

Don’t Expect Different Results with the Same Strategies

I would argue we have all faced this at some point in our careers: We get stuck, and the underlying problem is that we take the same approach and expect different results.

August 31, 2016

Recognizing Your Success

We are the driver of our accomplishments but it would be silly to not simultaneously think of the people who have helped us achieve our successes.

August 1, 2016

Tell Them What They Need

Organizational leaders become aware of fleet needs and wants through what neighbors are doing, what they read online, or through an article. I propose that we, the fleet professionals, tell them what they need.

May 26, 2016

Be Your Fleet's Storyteller

Telling fleet’s story to city leadership, the all-important city managers, the purchasing directors, finance, and budget is a must. Go outside of your organization (division or department), and engage your customers and the folks you want backing you.

March 25, 2016

McCorkhill Featured in Knowledge Sharing Video

In Government Fleet’s Knowledge Sharing video series, John McCorkhill, retired fleet director, talks about the importance of networking, being a leader rather than a boss, and the difficulty of finding good technicians.

January 4, 2016

20 Under 40: Fleet's Future Leaders

Many of those in fleet management are baby boomers and are getting ready to retire, but a new generation of fleet professionals is ready to step into their shoes. These fleet professionals under 40 have already made an impression at their own operations or within the industry.

March 3, 2015

City of Orlando Featured in Knowledge Sharing Video

In Government Fleet's Knowledge Sharing video series, David Dunn, CFM, fleet and facilities management division manager, City of Orlando, talks about transitioning into management, leadership, and being proactive.

February 3, 2015

Western Star Names New General Manager

Michael Jackson is retiring as general manager of Western Star Truck Sales after 10 years with Daimler Trucks North America. He is being succeeded by Kelley Platt.

January 1, 2015

Challenge Accepted: Changing the Pace of Fleet

A common refrain from those who are trying to market products and services to the fleet industry is that fleet managers never answer their phones.

December 11, 2014

The Big Conundrum of 'Big Data'

Big Data is the hottest new catchphrase with the tech and fleet crows. Our recent surveys indicate that most fleet managers love data and want more of it, but are unhappy with the data they are actually getting.

June 3, 2014

Baseball All-Star Stresses Teamwork in GFX Keynote

Baseball iron man Steve Garvey credited his streak of 1,207 consecutive games played to passion, hard work, and "being a good teammate" during the Tuesday morning keynote speech at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference in San Diego.

November 15, 2012

Edmonton's Program for Transformation: Working Together for Positive Changes

Provincial capital city Edmonton, Alberta, has the largest integrated municipal fleet operation in Canada and has earned numerous accolades for major improvements made over the last few years. However, focus on workplace culture may be its most significant achievement to date.

July 26, 2011

MEMA Meeting Highlights Leadership Skills

CERRITOS, CA – A Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) meeting featured a keynote speech by Joe Healey, CEO of FASTER, information about low-cost alt-fuel training classes, and a vehicle and equipment showcase.

March 11, 2011

Boosting Morale Can Help Improve Operations

Strong leadership and understanding, combined with a little creativity, can help keep productivity and employee morale high when resources are low.

June 30, 2010

Bright Ideas: Leadership

Government Fleet’s Public Sector Fleet Managers of the Year represent a valuable resource of industry expertise, best practices, and front-line skills. Four recognized leaders share recommendations and advice in meeting the challenges government fleet managers face today.

July 13, 2009

Bright Ideas: Leadership/Management

Leadership and management strategies include maintaining open communication with staff and staying up-to-date in the industry.

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