T(alent)RE: The Foundation of BRE

By Jami Gibson Last month, I wrote about how one of the most important ways to ensure your area’s prosperity is by keeping your talent pipeline full. This month, I want to focus on how that is achieved through education, using my town of Holland, MI as an example. In...

A Crash Course in Time Management

By Raphael Wieland My summer was essentially spent working in the cool mornings, laying on the beach during afternoons, and visiting with friends in the evenings–a hard life, I know. However, in the last few weeks, I was alerted to the fact that I need to...

The Future of Work and the Jobs It Creates

By Dean Whittaker While preparing to teach at the Economic Development Institute next week, I came across three very interesting TED and TEDx talks. The first TED talk I want to recommend is by an MIT economist, Andrew McAfee. He succinctly describes our current...