Category Archives: Current News

Our Holiday Book Guide!

It’s the holiday season and you may be on the lookout for gifts for family, friends, and colleagues.  If you’ve got a policy wonk on your list, EntreWorks Consulting is here to help.   I’ve made my list of new and … Continue reading

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Strategies to Support Economic Diversification: Webinar Recording

Since 2014, I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in a large project focused on “Building Stronger Economies in America’s Coal-Reliant Regions.”  As part of this project, we’ve worked with dozens of American regions dealing with the aftermath of a … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights, November 2018 edition

The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available.  This issue examines the great economic development potential of the agbiosciences, the industry sectors where plant science, animal and human health, and high-tech agriculture converge.  You can access past … Continue reading

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New Book Release: Investing in America’s Workforce

Investing in America’s Workforce is a new book released last week by the Federal Reserve and a number of key partners.  If you’re looking to understand today’s workforce development system, start here.  In fact, the book could easily be subtitled:  … Continue reading

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018

November is upon us and you may be starting on your plans for Thanksgiving.  But, don’t forget another “big” holiday in between:  Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 will be celebrated from November 12-18, 2018.  Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) has been celebrated … Continue reading

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Nurturing Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalachia

For the last two years, EntreWorks Consulting has led a major Appalachian Regional Commission-sponsored research project entitled Documenting and Strengthening Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalachia.  With our colleagues at the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, … Continue reading

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On the Road in October

October is shaping up to be another busy month on the road. Here’s some of my upcoming speaking gigs.  Hope to see you on the road. October 2-Atlanta:  International Economic Development Council Annual Conference.  I’ll be chairing a panel, “Supporting … Continue reading

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New(ish) Books for Economic Developers

There aren’t a lot of books that discuss the daily life and work of economic developers, so I’m always on the lookout for new ones that offer some insights and useful work tips.  If you’re looking for similar sources of … Continue reading

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Opportunity Zones, Take 2

In my quest to get a better understanding of the new federal Opportunity Zones program, I’ve been attending an excellent forum sponsored by the Council of Development Finance Agencies.   As a reminder, this Opportunity Zone program was created by Congress … Continue reading

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See You in September?

As the long hot summer winds down, my work and travel schedule pick up.  I’ve got lots of speaking engagements planned for the fall.  In September, you can find me at the following events and locales: September 18:  Presenting at … Continue reading

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