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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Feb 24, 2020

We all have been there.  It is decision time.  Kill a program or give it new life?

In this episode, Dennis and Jason offer suggestions for giving a program new life.  You will also gain insight into the five main reasons why initiatives run out of steam:

  • Poor leadership
  • Not clearly articulating goals, expectations,...


Feb 21, 2020

Economic and community development is a team sport, and the team can make or break an organization.

How do you get everyone on the same page?  The team retreat.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason continue in this series discussing the value of effective discussion.  In order for this day to be successful, everyone...


Feb 19, 2020

With all of the demands of the job, it is more important than ever to be efficient with your time.

How should you identify and resolve time sucks?

In this episode, Dennis and Jason discuss strategies to pack more efficiencies into your day.


Feb 17, 2020

Economic and community development is a team sport, and the team can make or break an organization.

How do you get everyone on the same page?  The team retreat.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason continue in this series discussing the value of the plan.  As a group, you have identified strengths, weaknesses,...


Feb 14, 2020

We all know delegation is important, but that doesn't mean we do it well.

It does not mean abandonment nor micromanagement.

It does mean clarifying expectations, providing accountability and follow-up, and providing a bit of inspiration.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason wax poetically about both the art and science of...