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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 #371: A Deeper Dive Into Wealth Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap in America - Part 2 show art DT #371: A Deeper Dive Into Wealth Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap in America - Part 2

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

In this episode, guest host Tracye McDaniel, President of TIP Strategies and former IEDC Chair, joins Dennis again to finish part two of this series on wealth inequality.  Two guests from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis are back: Ray Boshara, Senior Advisor and Assistant Vice President of the Institute for Economic Equity  Nishesh Chalise, Director, Community-Based Policy and Analysis at the Institute for Economic Equity Tune in to find out what information is essential for economic development professionals to help them understand the racial wealth gap and its impact on...

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DT #370: Wealth Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap in America - Part 1 show art DT #370: Wealth Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap in America - Part 1

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

In this episode, guest host Tracye McDaniel joins Dennis to interview two very special guests from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Ray Boshara, Senior Advisor and Assistant Vice President of the Institute for Economic Equity  Nishesh Chalise, Director, Community-Based Policy and Analysis at the Institute for Economic Equity Two key topics for this discussion focus on the the pandemic and its impact on the economy as well as the exacerbation of inequality as a result of COVID-19. Show Links: Bio for Bio for Book: The Next Progressive Era: A Blueprint for Broad Prosperity  

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DT #369: Millennials and Gen Z as the Solution with Mark Perna show art DT #369: Millennials and Gen Z as the Solution with Mark Perna

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In this episode, Mark Perna - speaker, author, Forbes Contributor, and international expert on all things workforce is back.  This time, he is here to provide some insight on Millennials and Gen Z and help us connect the dots to why they can be the solution for today's workforce crisis. Show Links: Connect with Mark Perna Bio Mark C. Perna is the founder and CEO of TFS Results, a full-service strategic communications and consulting firm at the forefront of the national paradigm shift in education and workforce development. As an international generational expert, Mark has devoted his...

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DT #368: Do These Five Things Before 2021 is Over show art DT #368: Do These Five Things Before 2021 is Over

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If you have not looked at your calendar lately, we have a surprise for you.  There are only a few months left. In this episode, Dennis and Jason discuss 5 things that you need to do now- before time runs out in 2021.  

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DT #367: Words Matter show art DT #367: Words Matter

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Words matter.  The phrases you choose to speak, write, or text can have an profound impact on the receiver of those messages. In this episode, Dennis shares a recent experience where things got personal.  He was the receiver of poorly-chosen words that will very likely have lasting effects on a professional relationship. Choose your words wisely, folks!

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DT #366: One Argument for Keeping Chambers and ED Groups Separate show art DT #366: One Argument for Keeping Chambers and ED Groups Separate

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Jason has long been an advocate of chambers of commerce and economic development groups merging into a single organization.  However, a recent impromptu conversation has posed a really good argument for keeping them separate - the ability to pay attention to the small mom and pop business. Tune in to this episode as Dennis and Jason share the merits and drawbacks of merging these types of organizations within a community. This week's episode sponsored by .

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DT #365: 11 Great Economic Development Movies show art DT #365: 11 Great Economic Development Movies

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

It's no secret that Dennis is a movie buff. Although many of us have stories fit for tv, Marvel has not yet dedicated a series to the local economic developer. So until Hollywood releases a film where the local economic developer is the hero, this eclectic list of 11 movies about founders, entrepreneurs, documentaries, and large companies will have to do. At the end of the podcast, Dennis also has a suggestion for the actor of choice to play him in a future feature film. 

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DT #364: Creativity Through Idea Lists show art DT #364: Creativity Through Idea Lists

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Do you need to expand your creativity? In this episode, Jason explores his love/hate relationship with ideas and shares a tool he recently discovered (thanks to James Altucher) to help the brain be more creative: idea lists. Before you roll your eyes at the idea of creating a list of ideas (that's exactly what Jason used to do!) tune in to learn about the benefits of idea creation and the daily exercise of stretching the brain. This week's episode sponsored by . Learn more about  

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DT #363: Control What You Can Control show art DT #363: Control What You Can Control

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Sometimes, bad things happen in your community.  As an economic development professional in the field, it is easy to get down when a project goes south, an employer closes their doors, or a community endeavor fails. What you have to remember is this: Control What You Can Control What is within your power?  In this episode, Jason and Dennis discuss the variables within your power when things go south. Although it is easier said than done, do the things within your power, and take the rest in stride. This week's episode sponsored by .

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DT #362: Training Employees for Their Next Job with Dan Culhane show art DT #362: Training Employees for Their Next Job with Dan Culhane

Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Recruiting and training talent consumes time and resources.  Why would any leader invest in talent knowing that, someday, the talent may walk out the door? In this episode, Dennis interviews Dan Culhane, President & CEO of the Ames Chamber of Commerce.  Dan has a history of identifying talent and then nurturing and developing members of his team.  Some of his hires have left the organization to take top jobs elsewhere. Dennis peppers Dan with a variety of questions from the ROI on training to mistakes ambitious individuals can make when trying to get ahead. Whether you are...

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