Monthly Archives: October 2019

Responding to Industry 4.0: A Global Policy Look

The Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is out with a useful compendium of what’s happening in innovation policy across OECD member economies.  This is a look at what’s next in innovation policy, i.e. how are policies evolving to … Continue reading

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Investing in Capacity Building: The Overhead Pledge

Folks in the business of community building know the story when it comes to outside funders. They fund projects, not organizations.  This policy has meant that many local organizations are starved for funds. They can raise money for specific projects, … Continue reading

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Small Business Impacts at Global Scale

The US Small Business Administration (SBA), and other small business advocates (including EntreWorks Consulting!), can regularly regale you with tons of data and statistics on the power and impact of small business for the US economy.  Now, we can tap … Continue reading

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The Gig Economy Workforce: 45 Million and Counting

There’s lots of competing takes on the size and scale of the gig economy.  As in some many policy areas, it depends on who’s counting and what they’re counting.  But, regardless of the various disputes, we know that the gig … Continue reading

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