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Know Yourself Before Guiding Others

Great mentors are always self-reflective and aware. They examine their actions, words, and tone, and know when to lead and when to manage.

Public Leadership Resolutions for Uncertain Times

The work that government does makes a difference in people's lives. Government leaders can inspire others by their actions.

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ICMA's commitment to the future of the profession will ensure that the next generation continues its legacy to the communities its members serve.

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