Posts Tagged ‘strategic alliance’

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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Impending Labor Crisis

Monday, August 25th, 2014

In the spirit of sharing, I thought you might find my notes valuable. Feel free to use them as you deem appropriate. I stayed pretty true to the actual words from the articles I read. So, if you want to use any of the following as quotes and need a citation, simply copy and past the statement in your browser to find the original article.

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The Importance of High-Speed Internet Infrastructure to Support Start-Ups

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Experts believe that, by the year 2016, 192 million Americans will be shopping and choosing games from Game-blog-ranking.com to play online, spending as much as $327bn between them. With this in mind, it has never been more important for businesses to develop their online presence. But what if local infrastructure problems get in the way […]

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Focusing On Job Growth And Attraction Will Ruin Your Community

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

The truth is, what has historically made you successful in economic development will conspire to cause you to fail going forward. The world dynamics have changed and you need to change with them to help your community get on (or stay on) a path to sustainable economic prosperity.

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Local Histories

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

You need to take a leap of faith here. There are no stats I know of that says local history equals economic development. It’s never been studied/analyzed like that. But I do know coaching and teaching. Kids need role models, they do need to connect to their past because it does create intellectual stimulation and kids listen to wisdom.

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5 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About The American Dream

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

In this post, I want to debunk several pervasive myths about the American Dream. The data I will quote is from the Xavier University Center For Study of The American Dream National Survey (n > 1,300 adults).

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9 Questions To Evaluate An Ad (Infographic)

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

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How To Use The American Dream Data For Community Development

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

If You Build It, He Will Come Field of Dreams – 1989 THE AMERICAN DREAM Every body wants it. But, without effective strategic planning communities can get in the way of people achieving their American Dream.  Enabling residents to achieve their American Dream is what every community leadership team should establish as its overarching mission.  The […]

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Smart Strategies For Marketing

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Giving is not an afterthought to success, but rather the foundation. To be successful is to be aligned with our unique creative expression in service to the world. Thanks to: Jeff Gitterman of Beyond Success Consulting. Every once in awhile, help comes from unexpected places. Recently, Shannon Cooper reached out to me on LinkedIn to […]

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