Prioritizing attracting talent over growing it locally is like running on a treadmill hoping you’ll win the marathon. Instead, government officials and community leaders should prioritize accessible training opportunities for individuals already living in the region.
Posts Tagged: cities
Cities — like relationships — become great when a certain set of conditions are created in which people can flourish. If you establish an environment where people are empowered to launch innovative businesses, your city will become an innovation hub before you know it.
Six do’s and five don’ts if you want to get stuff done in government.
How to build a city from the ground up.
Do you center joy or pain in your decision making?
Learn where and how you should build bike lanes in your city to foster equality and engagement.
American cities grew and thrived as their immigrant populations swelled. And the benefits brought by immigrants far exceeded labor — but were more about the creative, rigorous contributions to daily life in our cities.
We grow the most in inclusive public spaces where people are different than us. How do we build these inclusive public spaces in our cities?
After slogging through the Great Recession, cities are making a comeback in a big way. Residents have been flocking to urban areas across America to take advantage of jobs, parks, convenience and amenities. Population growth in large cities exceeded 1% on average from 2010 – 2013, and cities gained more residents in the first few years… Read more »
If you’re a government geek (like me) you love to see how federal, state, and local governments set their budget priorities. And (like me) you probably get even more excited when you can see those priorities linked to revenue and spending in an easy-to-find, read, and understand format. Below, I’ve shared some of the best… Read more »