Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Rise of Quiet Recreation

When I find the time, I’m a big fan of hiking and kayaking.  When paddling, one of the my biggest peeves is the Jet Ski, which is loud, intrusive, and annoying when I just want to chill on the water. … Continue reading

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Made in America . . . with Public Support

Yesterday, I braved DC’s heat to attend a Capitol Hill briefing on an excellent new MForesight report, Ensuring American Manufacturing Leadership through Next-Generation Supply Chains. The report is well done, and its policy recommendations are pretty straightforward.  For example, it … Continue reading

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Using Workforce Data Dashboards

I’m a member of my local workforce development board, the Alexandria-Arlington Regional Workforce Council.  I’m biased, but I think we do a pretty good job.   We’ve recently “upped our game” when it comes to publishing labor market data on … Continue reading

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

I’ll be hitting the road to do a few training programs over the next couple of months.   Here’s where you can find me: July 27-Chapel Hill, NC:  North Carolina Basic Economic Development Course August 24-Omaha, NE:  International Economic Development … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights: July 2017 Issue Now Available

The latest issue of our quarterly e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available.  This issue offers suggestions for how workforce developers could do more to support local entrepreneurs and promote economic growth, especially in rural regions.    You can learn more … Continue reading

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