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DT #136: 5G - Jobs, Infrastructure, and Expansion with FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Release Date: 05/15/2019

DT #187: 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships - Step 3: Build Momentum show art DT #187: 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships - Step 3: Build Momentum

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

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 three in the five part series on successful workforce partnerships. Nothing stalls a project or demoralizes volunteers more than inaction.  Once a set of workforce initiatives and strategies is determined, take action.  Get some early wins.  Build momentum. Building momentum early increases the...

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DT #186: How to Prepare for a Short Speech show art DT #186: How to Prepare for a Short Speech

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

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 memorable and connecting with the audience.

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DT #185: 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships - Step 2: Build a Brand show art DT #185: 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships - Step 2: Build a Brand

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

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 workforce partnerships.  The stakeholders in your community need something to rally around, something to talk about, and some way to easily summarize your workforce initiatives.  Building a brand around your workforce initiatives is the best way to do that....

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DT #184: What People Look for in Jobs and Locations with Rebecca Gehman show art DT #184: What People Look for in Jobs and Locations with Rebecca Gehman

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

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 space. Stop complaining about your struggles with talent attraction, and just do something about it!  No surprise, some of the top factors from the report include salary, work/life balance, funding relocation costs, and a great work environment.  How can...

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DT #183: Indisputable Rule #3 - Network Your Tail Off show art DT #183: Indisputable Rule #3 - Network Your Tail Off

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

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 strong relationships.  Although social media tools exist to keep in touch, nothing beats authentic human interaction. How do you network?  You show up and you work a room. Tune in to discover the three spheres of influence you need to focus on and get some tips...

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DT #182: How Do You Start Your Day? show art DT #182: How Do You Start Your Day?

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

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 purpose and intention.  There are three key variables: -The time you get up -Setting aside time for personal development -Life stage This episode brought to you by Accrisoft Corporation - leaders in the economic development web design business.    

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DT #181: August Roundup (2019) show art DT #181: August Roundup (2019)

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

As is customary, the month of August concludes with your favorite podcast co-hosts sharing their updates from the month.  New co-host Andy joins the crew, and the group digs in a bit more on Peanut Butter and the student loan debt crisis.

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DT #180: 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships - Step 1: Begin with an Honest Conversation show art DT #180: 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships - Step 1: Begin with an Honest Conversation

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Creating effective workforce partnerships is tough.  Anyone can pull together a meeting, create some bulleted 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 and Jason launch a new series called 5 Steps to Successful Workforce Partnerships.  The first step centers around honest conversations regarding the workforce challenges in your community.  Who should be in the room?  What should you talk about?  Who should lead that conversation? Dennis provides some guidance on...

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DT #179: Embarrassing Moments in the Economic Development Business show art DT #179: Embarrassing Moments in the Economic Development Business

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Have you ever been embarrassed on the job? In this episode, Dennis and Andy gang up on Jason as he shares some of his embarrassing moments as an economic development professional.  These Monday morning quarterbacks offer lessons learned should Jason encounter more epic fails. Tune in to his humorous episode for a bit of comic relief.

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