Ode to May 2020

Ode to May 2020

By Dean Whittaker What an incredible month it’s been. Webinars led, webinars attended, and an unplanned surgery. Meanwhile, stay-at-home orders remain for much of Michigan, though we are opening gradually. A webinar I gave for American Electric Power communities...
A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead

By Dean Whittaker My nature is to wonder.  I wonder about lots of things but mostly about the future. I study social, technological, economic, environmental and political trends. One thing I have been puzzled by is why economic development organizations continue...
Present

Present

By Brittany Gebben As we approach a new year, there’s always talk of the upcoming year’s resolution, or goal.  I’m typically not a fan of the traditional New Year’s Resolutions because I believe they focus too much on the end result without much concentration on...