August 25, 2019

Corporate America's New Promise

It was a sign of the times: The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers of nearly 200 major U.S. corporations, issued a statement with a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation.”

The re-imagined idea of a corporati...

August 19, 2019

One Way to Attract Talent: Buy It

When skilled workers and firms in a similar industry are located near one another, it’s much easier to find talent with specialized knowledge.

These people will for the most part stay in the area, and go from one job to another, because...

August 11, 2019

Worse Than Bad

It was or rather is ostensibly an economic development website for a county in Kentucky, which is a good state for economic development.

But this particular website, which proclaims that the county is "open for business," (I've never heard that one before....

August 4, 2019

How many Washington, Jefferson, Jackson and Monroe counties are there in the United States? I have no clue. I could research it, but I won't.

Here is my point: I frequently get newsletters from economic development organizations, and sometimes it takes considerable scro...

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