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Racial Differences in Achieving The American Dream

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream.  It is deeply rooted in the American Dream. quote attributed to Martin Luther King Jr. An Analysis of American Dream Composite Index Data (calendar 2013 – 2015) The American Dream Composite Index […]

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Generational Differences In Achieving The American Dream

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

A dream doesn’t become a reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Quote attributed to Colin Powell   An Analysis of American Dream Composite Index Data (calendar 2013 – 2015) The American Dream Composite Index (ADCI) study is “a unique and robust measure of American sentiment”. The study is conducted monthly by […]

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Confused About Statistical Analysis?

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” Quote attributed to: Mark Twain’s Own Autobiography – The Chapters from the North American Review A […]

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What Impact Will Brexit Have On Brand America?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

If Not Us, Who?  If Not Now When? quote attributed to John F. Kennedy I have been keeping an eye on the expert assessment of the impact Brexit may have on Brand America. As you’d expect, the initial focus has been on the economic and trade impact the vote might have on the United States. […]

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What Is Your American Dream?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. Quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln The American Dream is something many people talk about authoritatively, but few actually know what it is.  The Media compounds this lack of understanding by being all over […]

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How To Control A Run Away Budget

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Where you are today is the sum of every choice you have ever made.  If you don’t like where you are, start making different choices. I recently participated in an interesting discussion with an elected official on the best way to control rising budget expenditures. My position was to adopt a zero-based budget approach and […]

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Where Has Media Integrity Gone? [National Survey Results]

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money. Quotation attributed to: A.J. Liebling Research Background My personal hypothesis is the Media has become part of the problem in the U.S.. Rather than providing unbiased reporting of the news, the Media increasingly creates the news.  In […]

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Bridging The Gap Between Social Media and Economic Development (Infographic)

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

We do not have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it. Quote attributed to: Erik Qualman While we consider social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to be unique and new, the reality behind it all, is that these websites are merely an evolution of discussion […]

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How To Constructively Resolve Conflict

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas. Quote attributed to: Donatella Versace Unfortunately in the practice of economic development conflict is inevitable. Addressing it is part of the job. Unfortunately, conflict makes many economic development professionals feel uncomfortable and (as a result) it is too often avoided. But, avoiding the problem doesn’t resolve it. In […]

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