Category: Strategic Planning

U.S Census population migration patterns

Brain Drain: Why Talented Professionals are Leaving Rural America

Why Talented Professionals are Leaving Rural America Rural America has been losing its best and brightest for years. Graduates of four-year colleges are moving from small-town America to bigger cities, oftentimes to pursue better employment opportunities in their career fields.  While graduates leave for various reasons, including less than competitive wages, fewer opportunities in their […]
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Strategic Planning

Why Strategic Planning is Important

Baseball legend Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.”  That is the case with organizations or communities without a strategic plan. You may be headed in the wrong direction or just spinning your wheels. In the case of economic development strategic planning, a community […]
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