~~~Business Intelligence note: To be effective this emerging trend (the business intelligence department) is not just a rebranding of the research department. It is an arm of the CEO suite as practiced by Greater Dubuque Development Corp for over 15 years.
~~~"Belief is about collecting ideas and investing in them. Faith is about having your ideas obliterated and having nothing to hang onto and trusting that it's going to be all right anyway." Source: Barbara Hall
~~~We believe in economic development, because people have faith it its power.
~~~The hard work required to stay relevant My keynote address to the Economic Development Council of Ontario (EDCO), in Toronto, CANADA focused on the connection between our sense of client, our tribe, and living at the edge (of change). Operating at the intersection...
~~~Your leadership style and success in keeping your organization relevant is determined by your answer to a single question: I was hired to; a) to lead the economic development program (or department) or, b) to grow the local economy. So, what is it?