This just seems to be shaping up to be a nice holiday season. There were some things that were taking a lot of my time that fell through when the commission decided to send us on a different path. Other than our business retention and expansion program, Christmas cards to economic development partners and site selection consultants, and a few calls looking for free money to start and run a business, there isn’t a lot of pressing activity. Looking on the bright side, this time of year brings personal reflection and reevaluation of organization as well as personal strategic plans. I’m looking forward to 2010 being an exciting and rewarding year.
… 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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