Monthly Archives: December 2017

New Gig Economy Resources

There’s been plenty of interesting research and news stories on the gig economy and related topics n recent weeks.  Instead of sharing the latest debates over Uber of AirBnB, let me point to two new resources that take a deeper … Continue reading

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Building Rural Talent with Apprenticeships

America’s rural regions often have a tough time developing home grown talent.  Because these places are smaller with a smaller absolute number of employers, they often lack the diverse array of internships, externships, and other career-building opportunities that are common … Continue reading

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Innovation Growth Lab

Yesterday, I participated in a fascinating workshop from the folks at the Innovation Growth Lab.  If you don’t know this group, you should get acquainted.  They are UK-based and affiliated with Nesta, but have hosts of global partners including the … Continue reading

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Still Mill: Stories from Bucksport, Maine

Thanks  to a family home in the area, I get to spend a good amount of time in Bucksport. Maine.  Bucksport is small Midcoast Maine town of nearly 5,000 people. It’s a nice place, but not a tourist haunt.  Since … Continue reading

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