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Last year, I started using an excellent new data tool from GoDaddy and Venture Forward, which tracks US microbusinesses based on domain registrations with GoDaddy.  The Venture Forward data offers
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As our economies transition away from the use of fossil fuels, we know that we’re all in for a bit of an adjustment.  But these adjustment pressures wont’ be evenly
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Hydraulic fracking has been a common practice for 15-20 years, and along the way, it has transformed places like North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Texas’ Permian Basin.   But we’re only now
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For many rural regions, brain drain is a persistent talent development challenge.  Rural schools develop talented young people who often opt for careers in more urban settings.  The pandemic appears
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It's been a while, but we're back with the latest edition of our e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights. This one takes a dive into interesting workforce policy experiments driven by the pandemic.
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It seems like logistics is driving our world today.  It’s essential to our everyday purchases, and it plays a major role in driving both national and regional economic prosperity.  While
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It’s Global Entrepreneurship Week with thousands of events and activities underway around the globe.  Many think tanks and policy organizations also use this week to release new reports and project
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Next week, entrepreneurs and entrepreneur champions from around the world will be celebrating the latest iteration of Global Entrepreneurship Week.  This year’s week of events, running from November 8 to
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I’ve spent many years working with my colleagues at the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) supporting training and technical assistance for regions seeking to do a better job of
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