About the show

We explore the strategies, ideas, and insights that are driving economic development forward into the future. You'll hear new insights from passionate ED's about their successes and struggles, and you'll learn from attraction and retention experts about how to apply actionable strategies inside your EDO. We'll help take your organization, your community, and your career to the next level.

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  • 5: What's a Community Development Improvement Corporation with Josh Mejia

    June 7th, 2021  |  30 mins 37 secs
    econdev, economic development

    We talk to Josh Mejia, the executive director of the Brownsville Community Improvement District in Brownsville, Texas. Josh was named the Young Economic Developer of the Year by the IEDC in 2020.

  • 4: Your EDO Needs a Podcast (or Two) with Chad Chancellor

    June 1st, 2021  |  39 mins 41 secs
    eco, econdev, economic development, jobs, podcast

    Dane and Chad Chancellor of the Next Move Group discuss why your EDO needs to publish a podcast -- or better still, two podcasts.

  • 3: From Econ Dev, to a Startup, and Back Again with Shad Burner

    May 23rd, 2021  |  36 mins 46 secs
    econdev, economic development, entrepreneurs, startup

    Shad Burner made the jump from economic development at a chamber of commerce, to a startup, and then back to economic development at the state level.

  • 2: Inter-Tribal Economic Development with Rebecca Naragon

    May 18th, 2021  |  38 mins 15 secs
    beta fish, econ dev, economic development, native american

    In this episode Dane Carlson speaks with Rebecca Naragon, Economic Development Director for the United South and East Tribes, Inc.

  • 1: Who is Dane Carlson?

    May 14th, 2021  |  4 mins 4 secs
    econ dev, economic development

    Before we begin the podcast in earnest, I thought I'd tell you a little about myself. My name is Dane Carlson, and I'm your host.

  • 0: Not the First Episode

    May 3rd, 2021  |  1 min 6 secs
    econ dev, economic development

    A teaser and demo of sorts. Definitely not episode #1.