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ARE BUSINESS EMAILS HELPFUL OR HARMFUL?

Did you know that emails have a huge impact on carbon dioxide equivalent emissions? In business, we often forget to think about how we can be more sustainable. Let's start with our emails...Read More

WORKING FROM HOME THE NEW NORMAL? FINALLY.

As a result of the current pandemic, many employers have been forced to reassess their teleworking policies, but that doesn’t compare to those that had to start from scratch because a policy has never existed. The way we work is changing, and it’s about time...Read More

THRIVING IN A PANDEMIC

A global pandemic, while not the first in our history, poses unprecedented challenges to businesses of all sizes, confronting even the most skilled business person to re-evaluate every aspect of their business...Read More

DEFINING PROGRESS

Each year the Town of Riverview goes through an exercise where we review all the development that has happened over the past year as well as highlight that which is planned or underway to measure our progress. This got me to thinking about the definition of progress...Read More

WHAT'S IN A NUMBER?

In economic development there are various measures by which we can gauge the state of an economy, and in particular monitor the ones that will ensure a healthy, sustainable economy over time...Read More

LEAKY BUCKET

A simplified metaphor useful for analyzing local economies is the “leaky bucket”. Someone once said that money was like manure: 'no use unless it is spread'. Maybe so, but perhaps it is easier to talk about money as if it were water...Read More

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW

Economic development is a dynamic field. Once upon a time it was mostly a game of smokestack chasing. That is, actively working to lure typically blue-collar enterprises to either re-locate or develop new facilities in a jurisdiction...Read More

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Join us as we explore the various stages of growth that a company goes through while providing some anecdotal highlights from local businesses and beyond.

 

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