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The Economic Development Matters blog brings you the latest perspectives from Columbus 2020 President and CEO, Kenny McDonald. Check back every Monday for the latest, and subscribe by email here.


Invest in the U.S.

Invest in the U.S. This week, hundreds of companies will visit our country at the Select USA Investment Summit in... View Article


Can one of the country’s most dynamic economies be built in the Midwest?

Today’s Economic Development Matters is by guest author Alex R. Fischer, president and CEO of the Columbus Partnership. These days,... View Article


Our Towns

“I have to see a thing a thousand times before I see it once.” -You Can’t Go Home Again by... View Article


The People Behind the Projects

“I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care.” -Lou... View Article


The Tyranny of the Status Quo

“The diversity of any system determines its capacity to adapt.” -Gary Hamel Keeping – or at least, trying to keep... View Article


Testing the Limits

“One earnest worker can do more by personal suggestion to prevent accidents than a carload of safety signs.” -Making Paper... View Article


Keeping Pace with Trends

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he... View Article


Mirror, Mirror

“We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.” -Tim Berners-Lee While they don’t always think... View Article


Customer Perspective

“The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish.” -Jacques Cousteau Amazon’s leadership principles have been written... View Article


Striving to Perfect the Fundamentals

“When you do common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” -George Washington... View Article