I read an interesting article this morning in the New York Times on Jim Collins, author of Good to Great, a book that I would highly recommend. In the book, Mr. Collins uses a lot of research that basically details how steady leadership and staying focused on an organization’s mission is the key to success. In the article, his focus on committing time for creativity provides an example of how business is an art and a science and not just a collection of tasks.
… it’s probably here somewhere
Daryl Phillips, CEcD, EDFP
I work as an economic developer consulting with communities and companies developing locations, building communities and identifying and developing workforce. However, my opinions on this blog are free and my own, as is the blog itself.
I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers.
I have earned over 20 years experience in economic and workforce development. I have earned and maintain the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council. I have earned a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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