Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Power of the Bully Pulpit: Lessons from Silicon Prairie

We’ve long advised communities that one way to nurture entrepreneurship is to honor, recognize, and publicize how local businesses and entrepreneurs are succeeding and building communities.   These public relations and good communications efforts may not sound like much at first, … Continue reading

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Community Indicators Consortium 2012

I’ve been spending my day so far with my fellow policy wonks and data geeks at 2012 conference of the Community Indicators Consortium (CIC).  CIC is a global consortium of community leaders who are using community indicators and performance measurement … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2012: Entrepreneurship Resources for Veterans

As today is Veterans Day, this is a good opportunity to highlight some new and helpful resources for veterans considering taking the entrepreneurial leap.   Recently, I’ve been part of a team working for the US Small Business Administration’s Office of … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Global Entrepreneurship Week!

Now that we have that pesky election out of the way, we can focus on the important stuff:  Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is coming to a location near you from November 12 to 18, 2012.  GEW is a global celebration … Continue reading

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Doing Business 2013: Ten Years of Impact

Back in 2003, the World Bank commenced publishing its annual Doing Business reports, a compendium of worldwide business regulations and a benchmark for the costs of doing business in 185 different countries.  The tenth edition of Doing Business was just … Continue reading

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