Archive for September 2014

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Does Your Governor Deserve Your Vote For Reelection?

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education. Franklin D. Roosevelt   In 36 states this year (2014), residents will be voting in Gubernatorial elections.  Hopefully, they will be making an informed choice based on the incumbent’s performance rather than a […]

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Are Deal Incentives Killing The Economic Development Profession?

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Is the escalating use of financial incentives destroying the image of the economic development profession? And, are taxpayers getting a positive return on investment?

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Tired Of Not Getting What You Need From Your Agency?

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

The best way to avoid the “bring me a rock” game is to have clear communication about the expected outcome and operational constraints before a project is even started. Doing so reduces the number of iterations, time and cost associated with your project. It allows to to deliver positive results on (or ahead of) schedule and under budget.

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