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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Mar 22, 2023

Movie fans Dennis and Broderick reimagine the Oscars as economic development awards. They ask the questions are You and Your Organization Oscar Worthy? Entering the annual IEDC awards is a great way to measure your organization against your peers. Plus Broderick and Dennis reveal their favorite movies and which Marvel character they would be!

Production design – Your Image

  • Everyone, every business, and every organization has an image
  • Do you know what your image is?

Cinematography – Visual Impact

  • Branding, photography and graphics, website
  • Is your website up to date?

Editing - Being Concise 

  • Distilling down your accomplishments
  • Annual report

Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing- Your Story

  • Your personal brand and your organization's brand
  • How are you telling your story?
  • Are you telling your story?
  • If you don’t tell your story someone else will
  • Selling blue sky

Directing – The Board

  • How did the board perform?
  •   Board self-assessment
  • Board performance is tied to the CEO
  • Onboarding process

Supporting actor – Your team

  • Do you have the right team and the people in the right seats?
  • The work is easy….people are hard

Actor- You

  • How was your performance?
  • Did you reach your goals?

Best Picture – Your body of Work and Achievements

  • How did you and your organization do?
  • Did you have one major accomplishment or several smaller ones?
  • Do people gravitate toward your organization?

Entering the IEDC awards is an excellent way to measure your organization

The Oscars