CrowdFunding - Have you heard of this yet?
July 25, 2013 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
June 25, 2013 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
Regardless of the size of your community, organization or agency - there are millions of
ideas, projects and opportunities....so how do you sort through them and accomplish
June 17, 2013 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
Grant writing...... when you hear theses words there is an inevitable groan.
There are many secrets to the game of grant writing.....it is my intention to let you in on
a few and offer my words of wisdom, while trying to make the daunting task of
community funding a little less stressful.
June 05, 2013 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
I know you are wondering.....who is this capacity coach, so let me start off this series of posts by
introducing myself and answering a few questions that I am sure I would have if I was on the other side
of the project.
November 13, 2012 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
Here is a great video on blogging, purposes and outcomes depending on what you'd like to come out of your Blogging experience
July 25, 2012 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
"As you know, these are interesting times for economic development and for the organizations engaged in that practice.Therefore, you might be interested in my new book on Managing for Excellence – Outcome-Based Performance for the Economic Development Organization. I have spent the past 8 years writing this document based on my 37 years of experience in management, extensive research on the topic, and numerous consulting and training engagements related to the management of economic development organizations. At this late point in my career, I have decided that I would like to share what I and others have learned about managing for excellence. " - Dr. David Kolzow
May 23, 2012 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
The key word in the provincial government’s delivery of the budget cuts is to allow economic development decisions to be made “locally.” My next question would then be; where do the funds come from? Local municipal governments would be my assumption, but can communities and municipal governments carry the cost of infrastructure, job creation and economic development? More importantly will they? Where do their priorities lie? Who is responsible for their development policies when it comes to housing issues, municipal infrastructure, and economic development?
April 16, 2012 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
“Entrepreneur’s, “Employee Shared Ownership Plans” (ESOP) and “ succession planning,” three things I think will be key factors in Saskatchewan’s future growth. With the aging Boomer population and many of Saskatchewan small and medium enterprises (SME’s) being without succession plans - What roles can entrepreneurs play in succession planning? What role do ESOP’s play in succession planning?
March 13, 2012 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
Every young entrepreneur needs someone to look up to — someone who’s been there, done that, and whose experience provides important lessions.
Thankfully, there are plenty of great brains and business leaders who share those experiences and lessons online. But which voices are the best when it comes to management and leadership? We asked members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invitation-only nonprofit organization comprised of the country’s most promising young entrepreneurs, this question:
"Who are the best bloggers to read for advice on improving your management leadership skills?”
February 08, 2012 · By Grow Our Region · No Comments
Are your co-operatives participating in Fair Trade? There is a direct relationship between Cooperatives and Fair Trade, Karra discusses the link between the two and asks Why aren’t more Co-ops participating, if not they should be, and how?