I first want to thank all 174 of my wonderful followers. I’ve been posting to this blog since August 2010. Now I want to redirect you to a new blog I’m going to be co-authoring with two of my colleagues at the University of Illinois Extension. The blog is called Building Entrepreneurial Communities [just click here & subscribe]
My co-authors are Kathie Brown, CED Educator in Fulton, Mason, Peoria & Tazewell counties and Nora Feuquay, CED Educator for St. Claire, Madison & Monroe counties. The blog is focused on “helping Illinois communities build entrepreneurial resources” and will feature articles on: creative entrepreneurs’ impact on communities; building resilient downtowns – best practices; using public markets as business incubators; need for building entrepreneurial communities ; effective buy-local campaigns; local government policies for building entrepreneurial communities; examples of entrepreneurial communities; providing financial incentives that work; Millennials’ desire for an entrepreneurial culture; examples of place-making, urban planning & design and much, much more.