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Update from the South: Driving Economic Growth and Workforce Readiness 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST Southern Growth Policies Board Executive Director Ted Abernathy provides a current picture of how the South is managing changing demands in manufacturing technology, creating educational programs that meet employer needs, and what is happening in Southern economies that will influence the South’s ability to respond to opportunities.
Economic gardening programs for small businesses are blooming nationwide. These economic development programs focus on growing and strengthening existing second-stage businesses within communities across the country. Join me and my guests Corey Mohen, Director of Statewide Programs for NetWork Kansas, and Mary Kueny, owner of The Porch Swing, who will talk about how business owners and economic development officials can get involved in these programs, as well as how economic gardening encourages the development of essential infrastructure that sustains long-term, internally-propelled economic growth.
In a speech to the West Volusia Chamber of Commerce, Stetson University President Wendy B. Libby indicated that the university's strategic plan for growth is working resulting in higher enrollment while maintaining the quality of education and the educational experience for students. Libby discusses the return of football to Stetson, the significance of Stetson and its students to the community, and Stetson's economic impact on the county.
Rick Nappier of BlackThinker.org joins us to discuss the path to economic freedom for all and that path is Capitalism - the free market system.
Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to not learning about capitalism and economics, and what you don't know can hurt you.
All of the advances in the United States have been due to the entrepreneurial spirit that can only be fostered by a free market system.
While blacks have traditionally lost out on these opportunities, the change in thinking that is sweeping our nationa is now affecting everyone.
Now is the time to get back to basics and learn and understand what made our country great and prosperous for more people than anywhere else in the world.
Join us as we celebrate innovation, freedom and the entrepreneurial spirit!
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Personal Growth and Development
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:30 pm est. Call 646-652-2034 or listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/comtivate
Connect with Comtivate CEO Sharon Johnson - Let’s talk about personal growth and development, and how important it is to enrich our lives. What are your plans to change your life? Do you like what you see, where you are now, and reasons to change?
“Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John Maxwell
“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world” ? Helen Keller
“There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.”? Nelson Mandela
“If you see it in your mind, you will hold it in your hand.” – Bob Proctor
“It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
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Democracy, governance, and economic growth impact the business environment and the development agenda in Africa. New reports by the African Development Bank shed some insights in patterns seen in elections, coups, and revolutions over the last 50 years. Professor Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist and Vice President at African Development Bank, joins us to share insights from the reports and pinpoint key challenges for Africa's future trajectory and how business can be a big part of the sol
A non-political show this morning! Live interviews from the Spark Growth Conference;
The Spark Growth Riverwalk 2013 Economic Development Summit has been referred to as "One of the most far reaching events of its type in our area, it sets the stage for future large scale initiatives to promote Economic Development and technology industry growth."
Here is what we will cover during the day:
Regional leaders examine current trends in disruptive technology and business models in a series of panel discussions. Keynote by Jim Stikeleather, Chief Innovation Officer of Dell.
“Yes, there is money” “Why here? Why now?” “Disruptive Technologies and Disruptive Business Models: In a perfect economy where is growth and return?” “Home grown tech: What is coming out of Florida Universities and What some companies are doing about it” “Entrepreneurial Microclimates: Our secret weapon” From funding resources, technology transfer and commercialization, why Florida and why now to entrepreneurial micro-climates, don’t miss this interesting look at our burgeoning Florida eco-system.
Admission for the day and the evening waterfront reception is $85, more information: http://sparkgrowth.net.
Thank you, Sara Hand, for organizing this.
in Self Help
We have been in a slow economic collapse for about 5 years. Are we nearing a more dramatic financial crisis, or will we get a temporary reprieve from currency manipulation? In any case, prepare by growing and storing food, gathering supplies and planning cooperation.
Could Google’s heavy initial focus on residential subscribers, while putting the business community on the backburner, shortchange KCK’s and KCMO’s economic development hopes? Cultivating startups is a plus. But mid-size and large cities boost local economies by making existing companies of all sizes stronger, as well as attracting larger companies to town.
Learn how a Kansas City, MO ISP is filling in the gaps with a combination of gigabit wireless (yes, wireless), back-end infrastructure and a business market focus. Computers & Tele-comm CTO Graeme Gibson lays out a game plan for delivering gigabit services that go to the heart of economic development, and in a way that increases odds for financial sustainability. Gibson breaks it down for listeners:
* The right service offerings increase business adoption rates;
* Segmenting your business market and communicating effectively matters;
* Why it makes sense marketing wireless services to businesses;
* Decisions about infrastructure such as Network Access Points (NAPs), data centers and backup sites directly impact the bottom line.