New year, new business recruitment
January 9, 2019
The last building block in the Economic Development Tiers is “New Business Recruitment”. This gets people really excited when they think about community and economic development.
“All of our problems would be solved if we just had a business relocate here and hire 125 people.”
“If we had more retail shopping, we could keep people from leaving town.”
“We just need to get someone to build a new motel.”
These myths have haunted community leaders for decades. In reality, growth comes from within a community.
Instead, we need to create an environment that is supportive of entrepr...