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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Jun 28, 2019

As is customary, the month of June concludes with your favorite podcast co-hosts sharing their updates from the month, providing some podcast news, and discussing some key takeaways from the interview shows.

In addition- it is not too late to register for the Mid American EDC Best Practices Conference in Milwaukee...

Jun 26, 2019

You have worked hard to submit an RFP or work an economic development lead.  Your community made the short list and now the site visit is scheduled.  It's game time.

How can your community stand out?  What are you forgetting?

It's all about the details.

In this episode, Dennis and Jason talk shop as they discuss...

Jun 24, 2019

The gloves are coming off.  In this episode, Dennis and Jason square off on a debate over local politics.

If you care about the future of your community, you should absolutely get involved in local elections says Jason.  Not so, says Dennis, as losing that bet can have long-term, irreversible consequences.

Tune in to...

Jun 21, 2019

Professionals in the economic and community development space are known for being generous with their time.  While attending conferences (or listening to podcasts!) is great, the best way to learn in this business is to engage your peers.

But how can you build a peer network if you are brand new to this business?


Jun 20, 2019

In Episode #68, Dennis and Jason shared their best advice for creating a strong economic develoment web site: fire the committee.  So what do you do after you fire the committee?

Brad Owens serves as the Director of Web Strategies and Joe Hagar serves as the Senior Vice President with Accrisoft Corporation which...