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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Sep 13, 2019

Have you been asked to give some remarks at a celebration, ceremony, or event?  It is both an honor and a privilege to be asked, so make sure you are properly prepared.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason share their process for preparing and delivering public remarks.  They offer some tips and suggestions for being...


Sep 11, 2019

Creating effective workforce partnerships is tough.  Anyone can pull together a meeting, create some bullet point action plans, and then publish a report full of fancy pictures.  But does your plan of work actually move the needle?

In this episode, Dennis continues with step two in the five part series on successful...


Sep 9, 2019

What does talent actually look for when considering a new location?  DCI has released a brand new report based upon actual research with the answers.

In this episode, Andy brings Rebecca Gehman with DCI on the show to provide highlights from the report and offer guidance to communities playing in the talent attraction...


Sep 6, 2019

Do you want a successful career in economic development?  If so, then this series is for you: The Indisputable Rules for a Successful Career in Economic Development.

Yes- it is a bold claim, but listen before you judge.

Rule #3: Network Your Tail Off.  This business of economic and community development requires...


Sep 4, 2019

Mornings tend to fall into one of two categories: absolute chaos or intentional rituals.

The way you start you day often sets the tone for you overall productivity.  You owe it to yourself and your employer to get the day off to the right start.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason share tips for starting your day with...