Jan 28, 2021
The economic development industry has both challenge and opportunity ahead.
In this episode, Dennis digs in deep with IEDC board chair Tom Kucharski, President and CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara.
Learn more about Tom's four key priorities:
-Assist our members and their communities as they thrive to help their economies...
Jan 26, 2021
There is no shortage of obstacles that can get in the way of your economic development project. Do yourself a favor- stack the deck.
In this episode, Dennis and Jason swap war stories about projects that were ambushed because commission volunteers or local elected officials didn't see the long-term vision.
Jan 20, 2021
For many of us, January brings new members to our board of directors. We can either have them begin service wandering in the dark or prepared for their term.
In this episode, Jason offers advice and suggestions for board orientation as well as following-up after the first board meeting to take a quick temperature...
Jan 13, 2021
Mark Perna is a speaker, author, CEO, and all-around nice guy. In addition, he is one of the go-to resources for insight on education, workforce, and generational differences.
In this episode, Dennis interviews Mark and asks him the tough question: what is it that economic development professionals need to better...
Jan 6, 2021
All three of your co-hosts (Andy, Dennis, and Jason) return to the microphone to share their fearless predictions for the economic development industry in 2021.
Will Dennis dethrone workforce as the #1 economic development issue?
Will Andy give up on call centers for good?
Does Jason predict doom for weak economic...