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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 #211: Planning & Pre-work - Team Retreat Series Part 1 show art DT #211: Planning & Pre-work - Team Retreat Series Part 1

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Economic and community development is a team sport, and the team can make or break an organization. How do you get everyone on the same page?  The team retreat. In this episode, Jason outlines some considerations for the preparation of an upcoming staff retreat including logistics, the agenda, and the pre-work necessary to make the most of the day. Learn more about the upcoming MidAmerica EDC Conference in Downtown Chicago.  

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DT #210: Maximize Your LinkedIn Experience with Andrew Phillips show art DT #210: Maximize Your LinkedIn Experience with Andrew Phillips

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Andrew Phillips is a Senior Account Executive at LinkedIn. Andrew works with regions to help them reach their key stakeholders, such as industry executives, international government and business leaders, and workforce talent via LinkedIn's platform of over 600 million professionals. In this episode, we will unravel the LinkedIn platform, exposing listeners to the best practices of profile setup, connecting with peers, and leveraging LinkedIn as a business recruitment tool. LinkedIn Premium Subscription for veterans (FREE for 1-year)...

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DT #209: The Team Retreat (and launch of a new series) show art DT #209: The Team Retreat (and launch of a new series)

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

There is incredible value in a staff retreat.  The opportunity to get everyone together, assess the current plan of work, and set a shared vision for the future could make for perhaps one of the most productive days of the year for your organization. This podcast believes so much in the value of a staff retreat that it will devote an additional 9 episodes to this single topic over the coming weeks. In this episode, the series is launched with the foundational elements of a good staff retreat. What if you are a small office?  You will still get tons of value from this series and...

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DT #208: The Case for Continuing Education show art DT #208: The Case for Continuing Education

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

This business of economic and community development is not getting any easier.  In order to add value to your community, you must continually improve your skillset. In this episode, Dennis and Jason share their thoughts on continuing education- both within the industry and beyond.  They share some tips for getting the best bang for your buck and getting your employer/board to underwrite your education plan. Where should you start?  Tune in.  

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DT #207: End of Year Budget Management show art DT #207: End of Year Budget Management

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

It is that time of year when many non-profit organizations look to wrap up the budget year. Here is the scenario: this year's budget has some room left in it. Next year's budget is tight.  Can you shift some expenses up a year to ease the burden? In this episode, Jason shares his thoughts on GAAP, cash management, and accrual-based accounting for non-profit organizations.  He also offers guidance on creative budgeting practices. This episode brought to you by Accrisoft Corporation - leaders in the economic development web design business.

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DT #206:  October Roundup (2019) show art DT #206: October Roundup (2019)

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

As is customary, the month of October concludes with your favorite podcast co-hosts sharing their updates from the month and providing some teasers for the month of November. This episode brought to you by Accrisoft Corporation - leaders in the economic development web design business.  

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DT #205: Economic Mobility with Daniel Davis show art DT #205: Economic Mobility with Daniel Davis

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Today's podcast is the final in a series recorded live at the Arkansas Community Development Society annual conference in Conway, Arkansas. In this episode, Jason is joined by Daniel Davis, Assistant Vice President and Public Affairs Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to discuss some of the challenges related to economic mobility facing communities across the country. With all of the societal challenges in today's world, the task of improving the standard of living within a community can seem overwhelming.  Where should we even start?  Daniel provides tips for...

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DT #204: Mentoring Community Organizations with Linsley Kinkade show art DT #204: Mentoring Community Organizations with Linsley Kinkade

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Last week, the podcast was recorded in front of a live studio audience at the Arkansas Community Development Society annual conference in Conway, Arkansas. In this episode, Dennis is joined by Linsley Kinkade, the senior director of US programs for Winrock International.  Communities are always on a path towards improvement, but where should they focus?  There are infrastructure challenges, workforce shortages, disadvantaged populations, and all sorts of other challenges.  Few communities have the resources to get everything done. Where should communities prioritize? ...

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DT #203: Indisputable Rule #7 - Never Stop Learning show art DT #203: Indisputable Rule #7 - Never Stop Learning

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 #: Never Stop Learning.  No matter how good you are or how much experience you have accumulated, there should never be a point at which you stop learning.  In this episode, Jason details the areas in which we can continuing learning.

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Bonus Episode: Recap of IEDC Annual Conference and Listener Appreciation Dinner show art Bonus Episode: Recap of IEDC Annual Conference and Listener Appreciation Dinner

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Dennis is back from the IEDC annual conference and shares his summary thoughts from the event.  In addition, listeners from the Develop This! appreciation dinner share some comments as well.

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