Economic Development Matters

Personally curated by President and CEO Kenny McDonald, the Columbus Partnership’s weekly blog offers up our perspective on everything from economic development chatter to exciting new developments in the Columbus Region. Subscribe to get the latest blog in your inbox each Monday.

IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE HARD

January 8, 2024

IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE HARD

“Build a culture that rewards—not punishes— people for getting problems into the open where they can be solved.” –…

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  • January 8, 2024

    IT’S SUPPOSED TO BE HARD

    “Build a culture that rewards—not punishes— people for getting problems into the open where they can be solved.” –…

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  • November 28, 2023

    MAKE BIG PLANS

    “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port…

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  • October 3, 2023

    BEGINNER’S MINDSET

    “Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.”– Richard Feynman…

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  • August 21, 2023

    SHOULD WE HAVE MORE CONCERN ABOUT THE THINGS CHANGING OR THOSE STAYING THE SAME?

    “The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with…

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  • August 16, 2023

    FROM DOG DAYS TO SCHOOL DAYS

    “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” …

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  • July 24, 2023

    BURN THE BOATS

    “No visions are ever rendered to us in the dead of night that we are incapable of pursuing…

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  • July 17, 2023

    175 DAYS

    “Lost time is never found again.”-Ben Franklin Mid-summer is a great time—a time to enjoy the communities we’ve…

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  • June 12, 2023

    PLANNING HORIZONS

    “Cities are beautiful because they are created slowly; they are made by time. A city is born from…

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  • May 23, 2023

    COMPETE, COMPARE, EXPLORE, INNOVATE

    “Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which…

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  • May 15, 2023

    THE DANCE

    “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoe and dance.” …

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  • May 2, 2023

    JUST THE BEGINNING

    “Information is the oil of the 21st century, and analytics is the combustion engine.”  -KPeter Sondergaard, Senior Vice…

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  • April 24, 2023

    LOOK CLOSELY

    “Good questions inform. Great questions transform.”  -Ken Coleman Economic data has been a mess since the pandemic. Given…

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