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The Economic Development Matters blog brings you the latest perspectives from One Columbus President and CEO, Kenny McDonald.

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Genchi Genbutsu

“Unless you walk out into the unknown, the odds of making a profound difference in your life are pretty low.”... View Article

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Business Aftercare

“Every economy loses about 10% of its jobs annually due to retirements, business closings, product life cycles, etc. Existing businesses... View Article

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Setting a Standard

“Records are made to be broken. It is in man’s nature to continue to strive to do just that.” -Richard... View Article

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Love of Community

“If you listen long enough you can hear my skin grow tough – love it painful to the touch –... View Article

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Leadership Lessons from the County Fair

“In America we have only one title to nobility and that is achievement.” -President Woodrow  The county fairs held throughout... View Article

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Competing Against Yourself

“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” -Anne Sweeney The Columbus Region... View Article

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Celebrating our Interdependence

“All have their worth and each contributes to the worth of the others.” -J.R.R. Tolkien We all agree that the... View Article

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The Economic Development Cemetery

“Science is a cemetery of dead ideas.” -Miguel de Unamuno Cemeteries are places to remember loved ones, yet they are... View Article

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Feedback is Fuel

“Think small. Don’t pretend you know the answers. Experiment; get feedback. These are all the premises of ‘Think Like a... View Article

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Act

“Problems don’t shrink when you think about them. They grow.” -Rick Warren As we think about the next decade, now... View Article