I read the article , “The Towns that Build Entrepreneurs“, with interest, which was mentioned in the IEDC Economic Development Now newsletter. I think part of the secret is finding what sparks that entrepreneurial spirit in people. Maybe it is that tipping point where the risk in starting a business is less than standing on the sidelines and waiting for “them” to provide a steady 9 to 5. Hopefully, some passion for an endeavor that produces income can be cultivated and we can provide the support to grow it into a sustainable business.
… 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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