Posts Tagged: High

Does Your Agency Have a Plan for High Potential Employee Flight Risk?

Does a great employee show signs of wanting to leave? Don’t let your high potentials go that easy. Learn how you can identify flight risks and motivate future leaders to stay.

Climate Change is Now a High Risk

The Government Accountability Office has stepped into new territory by adding climate change to its list of the 30 most high risk challenges facing the federal government. What’s their rationale for adding it? Typically, we think of the GAO focusing on territory familiar to auditors, which is what most of the high risk list does:… Read more »

Efficient Construction Project Delivery Methods, BIM, and Cost Estimating

BIM Construction Cost Estimating – Top Ten List First and foremost BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. While the industry is currently fixated upon 3D visualization tools, aka Revit, Archicad, Bentely… they only represent optional components of a BIM solution. Construction cost estimating, and robust, proven project delivery… Read more »

Citizen Diplomats Support Foreign Policy by Hosting International Exchange Students

It’s an exciting time of year…we are gearing up to welcome our next class of USG-funded international high school exchange students. Wanted to bring to your attention the importance of youth exchange and the rewarding opportunities of hosting these future leaders from around the world. This DipNote blog says it all… Posted by J. Adam… Read more »

Rural Economic Developmet Initiatives (REDI) Training Program Comes to Levelland

The High Ground of Texas Education Foundation, in partnership with area Economic Development organizations, is hosting the REDI© 2009-2010 Program. Developed in 1990 and offered numerous time since, this twenty-five hour comprehensive program is designed to give volunteers, board members, city staff, chambers, practitioners, elected officials and other interested individuals, a basic, nuts-and-bolts understanding of… Read more »

In Memory of David Evans, a Friend and Ally of the High Ground of Texas and the South Plains.

Today I have lost a dear friend and ally, David Evans. David was the Economic Developer in Plainview and served with me on the High Ground of Texas board of directors. Over the last several years David had become more than a colleague, he was a dear friend. We traveled many of the same roads… Read more »

Stimulus Spending Needs Jidoka – The Proof Is In the Pork

Information on recovery.gov recently reported that the Department of Agriculture was paying $1.2 million for 2 pounds of frozen ham. In fact the contract in question actually purchased 760,000 pounds of ham for $1.191 million for food banks and homeless shelters. In response to misstated information the board overseeing recovery.gov refused to correct the information… Read more »