I was avoiding starting another project by checking out economic development related blogs,both old and new. The Strong Towns blog had an interesting series of posts about how a community can grow stronger by making small, incremental investments over time. With fewer grant opportunities and tighter local budgets during the tough economic times, showing return on investment on small projects can create some momentum for those bigger projects long on the back burner.
… 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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