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The Economic Development Matters blog brings you the latest perspectives from Columbus 2020 President and CEO, Kenny McDonald.

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Thank You, Veterans

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you... View Article

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Strategy in the Grocery Store Aisle

“A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.” -John Kenneth Galbraith A trip... View Article

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Often Overlooked and Absolutely Essential

FACT: 473 miles = How far a freight train can move a ton of freight on one gallon of fuel There... View Article

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The United States

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” -J.K. Rowling Economic development projects require... View Article

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Work With What You Have

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”  -Anonymous As we approach the end of the decade, the Columbus Region has... View Article

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The Future of Measuring Work

“Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.”  -Galileo Galilei Would you rather have a good job,... View Article

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Hard Work Fulfills Dreams

“We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors.”  – Lyndon... View Article

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You’re Welcome

“Onboarding starts with satisfying the most basic of Maslow’s psychological needs: belonging. New hires shouldn’t arrive to an empty cube... View Article

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Ear to the Ground

“The best way to persuade people is with your ears – by listening to them.” -Dean Rusk It is always... View Article

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An Industry to Measure, Monitor, Improve and Celebrate!

“Real happiness lies in the completion of work using your own brains and skills.” -Soichiro Honda Manufacturing is both global... View Article