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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Feb 28, 2019

Jay Garner with Garner Economics is back to talk about launching successful international trade missions.  He has a ton of experience traveling internationally and has led a number of global business attraction initiatives.

In this episode, Dennis asks Jay for some tips regarding international trade missions including:...

Feb 27, 2019

In this episode, Dennis and Jason summarize the month that was from February 2019 including their thoughts on interviews with Eric Canada, Jay Garner, Faye Davis, Ron Kitchens, and a bit more on the business of economic development incentives.

Feb 25, 2019

Citizens Against Virtually Everything
Not In My Backyarders

How should you handle these folks in your community?

In this episode, Dennis and Jason discuss the difference between constructive criticism and the politics of destruction.  Learn from some great examples of dealing with local critics.

Feb 22, 2019

Faye Davis with Southwest Michigan First loves doing the things that give many people headaches.  She is a master of productivity and detail, and in her support role, she adjusts her style to fit the communication needs of her fellow team members.  If you need something done, you go to Faye because she will follow-up...

Feb 20, 2019

It is the show's 100th episode, and we couldn't be more grateful for the support this crowd-sourced economic development show has received.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason talk about the future of the podcast and Jason reveals the big announcement we have been waiting for.