During this interview, Gene DePrez, Managing Partner of Global Innovation Partners takes us along on the 35-year career path that led him to take a unique approach to global corporate location strategy. In it, he begins by understanding the corporate culture and the overall corporate business strategy. Once he understands their goals and objects, he considers how the location of the business can be used to support the company in achieving its corporate objectives.
The Whittaker Report Episode 4 – An Interview with Dusty Duistermars: The Future of the Intelligent Workplace
The intelligent workplace is the future of the corporate real estate. Listen as Dusty Dusitermars describes how an intelligent workplace will help lower costs and increase space utilization.
In this third Episode of the Whittaker Report, we hear from Rick Weddle, President and CEO of the Site Selectors Guild, and a thought leader in economic development. He shares with us the key results of the 2021 Survey of the Site Selection Guild's membership including the member's view of the expected site selection activity in 2021 and the changes they see as a result of the pandemic, the anticipated most active industrial sectors, and changes we can expect to see in the supply chain.
The Whittaker Report Episode 2 – An Interview with Bree Langemo: The Future of Work is Entrepreneurial.
In episode 2 of the Whittaker podcast, Bree Langemo, JD. and Director of Entrepreneurship at Concordia College in MN, describes how an entrepreneurial mindset can infuse vitality and creativity into any organization and attract talented, meaning-seeking employees in the process. Bree Langemo's lively interview covers this topic and more.
Joe Raso, President/CEO at Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation. Raso spent twenty years as President and CEO of four business development organizations. He has experience in downtown, rural, and metropolitan economic development, including workforce development, existing industry services, business attraction, and innovation and entrepreneurship. In this podcast, Joe discusses how the 1099 Economy (gig workers) will impact the workforce of the future.
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