Have you thought about what your city will look like in 2030? When you live in one of the fastest growing regions in America, you think about that all the time. Will be be better off or in decline?
We are living in transformational times in Gainesville, FL. Indeed, the world is shifting and creating new winners and losers in this global 21st century economy. Gainesville and UF are leading Florida's push to diversify its economy, although the strategies are sometimes not widely known. Thank you to the Gainesville Sun for publishing my column… Continue reading UF and Gainesville rising together
Business start-ups, small business growth and entrepreneurship are critically important to our economy. In fact, they account for most net job growth in our state and country. Beginning next week, the Florida Chamber Small Business Council will work with our state Department of Economic Opportunity (similar to a Dept. of Commerce in other states and… Continue reading Fresh ideas needed to create more start-ups and grow small businesses
In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, I co-authored the op-ed below with Dr. Carrie Blanchard of the Florida Chamber Foundation to stress the importance of entrepreneurship in creating our future economy. I'd love to hear what you think. Miami Herald Op-Ed: Entrepreneurs Creating Economy of the Future http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/11/15/2503905/entrepreneurs-creating-economy.html