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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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10 Years

“Honor your commitments with integrity.” -Les Brown Thank you to the entire Columbus Region and to all the readers of... View Article


Work, Sacrifice and Service

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” -Colin Powell... View Article


Radar on, Antennae up

“Yes is the answer.  What is the question?” ― Cameron Mitchell Restaurants Company Motto I love Cameron Mitchell’s restaurants. The food... View Article


Use Your Platform

“In today’s hypercompetitive environment enabled by technology, ownership of infrastructure no longer provides a defensible advantage. Instead, flexibility provides the... View Article


Thank You

“We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with... View Article


We Keep Going

A signpost stands in the fork in the road Pointing in one direction, the sign says “Victory.” Pointing in another... View Article


A Reminder to Support Local

“Each one of us has lived through some devastation, some loneliness, some weather superstorm or spiritual superstorm, when we look... View Article


Please Proceed

“Good luck has its storms.” -George Lucas Progress and perseverance are words that that will fill the headlines this week.... View Article


Economic Development Week

“Professional is not a label you give yourself – it’s a description you hope others will apply to you.” -David... View Article


Pre-Exisiting Conditions

“You may delay, but time will not.” -Benjamin Franklin Around the world, the doors of local businesses are slowly creaking... View Article