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USER INNOVATION AND SMALL BUSINESS by Phil Borden, Co-Founder of Essergy

  Innovation is often linked with technology, or with incubators or accelerators or clusters, but it does not have to be.  Innovations are often thought of as being “game changers,” but they don’t have to be. 376 more words

Economic Development

Sandy Pappas: Honoring the legacy of American workers

Labor Day marks more than just the end of summer. It’s a celebration of American workers and the contributions they make to the strength, prosperity and economic well-being of our country. 656 more words

Minnesota Legislature

The Amateurs of Aso Rock

There is an old saying that goes: “If you think it is too expensive to hire a professional – wait until you hire an amateur”. 494 more words


No one really understands the unemployment rate

There are actually six different “unemployment rates,” although predominantly when people use that term in cocktail party banter, they mean “the number of people looking for work who can’t actively find it.” But by no means is that the entire picture ( 415 more words

Fundamental Explainers

"Wrong Way Nation": The Growth Of The Sunbelt Isn’t The Kind Of Success Story Conservatives Would Have Us Believe

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is running for president again. What are his chances? Will he once again become a punch line? I have absolutely no idea. 801 more words


McAuliffe Unveils New Economic Plan

According to The Washington Post, Governor McAuliffe unveiled a plan to better train workers for skilled jobs and speed up the employment of military veterans on Wednesday. 70 more words