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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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Prepare for the Big Game

“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” -Jerry Rice The Super Bowl... View Article


We Can Do That?

“I am here today to cross the swamp, not fight all the alligators.” -Rosamund Stone Zander Economic developers make a... View Article


Economic Development Matters

“When women do better, economies do better.” -Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director The U.S. jobs report last week was once... View Article


Getting Back to Business

“A soft, easy life is not worth living, if it impairs the fibre of brain and heart and muscle. We must... View Article


The Uncertain Road Ahead

“Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns;... View Article


The Essential Ingredient

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full and... View Article


A Different View

“If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether... View Article


Prep Time

“There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation – veneer isn’t worth anything.” -George Washington Carver Our... View Article


The Luxury of Yes or No

“Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting... View Article


The People Business

“Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, that what people do or say. It... View Article