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Expert Advice On Place Branding

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Quote attributed to: Benjamin Franklin There are a number of ways this website provides to increase your knowledge about place branding.  Two of the best are: Read The Expert Interviews Listen To The Podcasts With Economic Development Leaders I encourage you to take advantage of everything available […]

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Civic Illiteracy Threatens The America Dream

The American Dream is personal, not public or institutional, in its execution. Attributed to Michael F. Ford It is frustrating to read articles in which the author misrepresents the American Dream.  It is equally frustrating to listen to politicians who refer to the American Dream in speeches, but have no clue what it really is. […]

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Where is the American Dream Easiest to Achieve?

Brand America's promise is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But, the ability to realize the American Dream may depend on where you live. Xavier University has created a unique and robust statistical measure that quantifies the American Dream. These data form the basis for The Burghard Group’s annual American Dream States and Cities Report. This new Gold Standard designation identifies the few locations where a unique combination of assets, infrastructure, public policies and programs makes it easier for residents to achieve their American Dream.

Do you live in an American Dream State or City?

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