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  • 00:30

    Economic Development – A Public Sector Perspective

    in Entrepreneur

     
     
    This week’s guest is Jim Moore discussing “Economic Development – A Public Sector Perspective.”
     
    As the Director of the Fort Myers Regional Partnership, Lee County’s Economic Development Office, Moore is charged with carrying forward their strategic vision.  This includes the continuation of diversifying Lee County’s economic base by attracting new high-wage/high growth industries to the area, as well as providing assistance to existing businesses with expansion plans.  Jim is going to talk to us today about some of the exciting initiatives that are underway with their office and the Horizon Council and their new Together, We Mean Business campaign and how our organization can help further this effort.

  • 00:32

    Public/Private Partnerships Work for Economic Development in Tallahassee

    in Entrepreneur

    Join Beth Kirkland and Kim B. Williams on the next Economic Development Today talk show. Ms. Kirkland is the Executive Director of the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County, Inc. and Mr. Williams is Chairman of the EDC Board and President of Marpan Supply among other business ventures. Kim is a lifetime resident of Tallahassee and a successful entrepreneur. He has led the EDC over the past 18 months to build out a very well rounded program of work that touches business at every stage.

    Learn about Tallahassee’s public/private partnerships that are supporting the area’s economy and helping to create jobs. Beth and Kim and discuss the Advanced Manufacturing Training Center at Tallahassee Community College and how the organization is leveraging a $450,000 US Small Business Administration grant for the EDC’s new Entrepreneurial Excellence Program. In addition, find out how the area is strengthening the Tallahassee Regional Airport in unique ways that will increase new opportunities for businesses in Tallahassee.

  • 02:02

    Economic Development and Solidarity Forum Achieves Financial Empowerment Through Unity

    in Women

    When people of like minds come together, all things become possible. The upcoming economic development and solidarity forum has brought together those with visions of economic empowerment through coordinated, deliberate buying and selling of products in a manner that strategically circulate money where it is most needed in the urban community. Sunday. April 12, 2015, an alliance of business networking organizations will launch a historic show of unity of purpose at the Economic Development and Solidarity Forum, to be held at the Grand Ballroom, 6351 S. Cottage Grove in Chicago, from 4pm to 9pm.  In addition to entertainment by conscious raising artists, vendors, entreprenuers and business executives will strategize on how to best direct the 1.9 trillion dollar economy controlled by African Americans across the United States. Companies that promote through publications, such as the National Black Pages, or through the Internet such as the blackmall.com will benefit from the collective promotional activities designed to maximize the influence of a market that has the buying power of the 9th largest nation in the world. The event is free and open to the public and will showcase some of the new products to hit the market ad will introduce independent business opportunities for those seeking a means to create their own wealth. Mark Finley, Coordinator of the Economic Development and Solidarity Forum will share his vision of how this concept will be taken across he country to tranform the urban communities of America.

  • 00:43

    THE BOUNTIES OF STEM IN WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    in Education

    STEM IN WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 


    Things are OK in Duncan OK


    Don't re-invent the wheel . Duncan Oklahoma has figured it out. My friends at PTSCO Education introduced me to Jeannie Bowden from  Duncan Area Economic Development about how they are working with schools K-12 with  the Duncan Area Youth Engineering Contest


     


    www.ok-duncan.com  www.pitsco.com  @pitscoed

  • 02:08

    EGUA: OKOM - Economic Development Model 'Starve the Beast-Feed the Pride' Update

    in Education

    In this episode of EGUA - Marketplace, we update the Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) community on the progress of our OKOM - Economic Development Model Operation. We are targeting one Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African~Black) business, organization or institution per week for 52 weeks. We examine the impact of the first 13 weeks of the operation and discuss plans for the next 13 week period. Download the OKOM - Economic Development Model from our webpage:


    OKOM


    www.odwirafo.com/okom.html


     


    Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan 


    Aakhuamuman Amaruka Atifi Mu 


    Akwamu Nation in North America 


    www.odwirafo.com 

  • 00:46

    Economic Development Without Gentrification

    in Entertainment

    Recently, the black leadership in the city of Portland rejected a proposal to builda Tradeer Joe's on a lot that has been vacant for over 20 years. reason being, it was their fear that this development would usher in a new phase of gentrification, displacing the current black population. 


    So, is it possible to have urban revitalization and not have some gentrification take place. We talk with economic development expert, Dell Gines about this. 

  • 00:48

    Finding the Balance and Jobs within Local Economic Development

    in Politics Progressive

    Mike Basile was born in 1966 and grew up dreaming of flying jets and things in space. He graduated high school in Shrub Oak NY in 1984, and earned a BS in Geography from Kansas University in 1990. He was commissioned an officer in the Marine Corps and flew F/A-18s for a few years before finishing his time in the Marines as a flight instructor in Kingsville TX. He moved to Albemarle VA in 2006, where his last kid finished high school. He learned about manufacturing while managing a factory for four years. Now he is studying electronics at PVCC and working at a local electronics production firm. He became involved with the tea party in 2009 and was recently elected president of the Jefferson Area Tea Party.


    Rod Gentry is a Charlottesville-Albemarle native, and graduate of Lane High School and Lynchburg College. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force and began his career as a realtor with Montague-Miller & Company. He has worked in the banking industry for the past thirty-eight years and was the 2010 Chairman of the Board for the Charlottesville-Albemarle Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Albemarle County Economic Development Authority.


    Mike Basile:  Mike@freedomthing.com


    Rod Gentry:  Rod.Gentry@bankatunion.com


    Peter Cefaratti:  Pcefaratti@embracehomeloans.com

  • 02:32

    EGUA - Marketplace: OKOM - Starving the Beast for Economic Development

    in Education

    In this episode of EGUA - Marketplace we discuss our OKOM method of economic development for Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African~Black) businesses, organizations, institutions and entrepreneurs. We 'starve the beast' and reallocate those funds towards capital development, funding our institutions, etc. In this manner we can infuse various Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) businesses, organizations, institutions and entrepreneurs with significant capital in short periods of time - on a weekly basis.


    We possess all that we need in order to secure the success of Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) business and commerce. We examine concepts addressed via our SANKOFADWUMA trainings:


    SANKOFADWUMA


    www.sankofadwuma.com


     


    Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan 


    Aakhuamuman Amaruka Atifi Mu 


    Akwamu Nation in North America 


    www.odwirafo.com 


     


     

  • 01:48

    EGUA - Marketplace: OKOM - Pt. 4: Economic Development Model and Nationhood

    in Education

    In this episode of EGUA - Marketplace, we continue our series based on our OKOM: Economic Development Model. We 'Starve the Beast and Feed the Pride' - reallocate funds wasted with white-owned businesses on a weekly basis to fund Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) owned businesses, institutions and organizations. We are targeting 1 Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) business per week for 52 weeks. We examine Amansesew (Nationhood/Restoration) as it relates to Afurakanu/Afuraitkaitnut (Africans) in america and economic development.


    This marks week 3 of our operation. We give an update on the success of our operation to date and the target business of the week: 


    Wehemy Mesu Productions - Cultural Rebirth Connections, owned by Dr. Iya Adjua


    Download our publication and see the list of businesses, organizations and institutions we are targeting:


    OKOM - Economic Development Model


    www.odwirafo.com/okom.html 


     


    Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan 


    Aakhuamuman Amaruka Atifi Mu 


    Akwamu Nation in North America 


    www.odwirafo.com 

  • 01:03

    Economic Energy- Interview with LLO525Star

    in Spirituality

    I will be talking with a good friend and artistic genius, LLO525Star, about the metaphysics behind money and how we can motivate ourselves to cultivate economic abundance in our lives.


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    Email Asha for personal readings: ashaelreading@gmail.com


    Subscribe to LLO525Star on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LLO525Star


    You can also find him on FB under the LloStar Sol


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  • 02:56

    Love, Law, & Character Development w/ Issa

    in Motivation

    Tune in each and every Tuesday 8am PST/ 9am MST / 10am CST /11am EST


    "Live life freely in love, know the various laws of life, and always continue to develop a positive character" ~ Issa


     


    “Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging.”  ~ Maya Angelou


    "If it doesn't have redeeming value, then why say or do it" ~ Issa


    Know who YOU are, always follow your spirit, and live a beautiful life.


    To figuratively and legally become a lethal weapon in commerce, contact Issa for his Private Remedy Pleadings Library cd-rom at Issaoel@yahoo.com