Episode Archive

51 episodes of Econ Dev Show - Economic Development since the first episode, which aired on May 3rd, 2021.

  • 26: On Marketing With Dave Parsell, Founder of Localintel

    November 1st, 2021  |  36 mins 28 secs
    attraction, econ dev, economic development, marketing

    In this episode, Dane talks marketing with Dave Parsell. Dave is co-founder of Localintel, a technology company providing location marketing tools that hundreds of economic developers have added to their website to promote their community's advantages.

  • 25: From Top to the Bottom: Economic Development in Manatee County Florida with Ruth Buchanan and Che Barnett

    October 25th, 2021  |  44 mins
    attraction, econ dev, economic development, florida, inclusive

    Ruth Buchanan is the Economic Development Manager, and Che Barnett is a Redevelopment Coordinator for Manatee County, Florida. There, they work together to build the local economy from the top and the bottom.

  • 24: "Talent Optimization" with Ben Nelson

    October 18th, 2021  |  30 mins 44 secs
    econ dev, economic development, leadership, talent optimization

    Ben Nelson is the founder and CEO of Radix leadership. He specializes in helping leaders and organizations build high performing teams that achieve their goals by aligning their purpose and their people to deliver on performance. He's also the executive director of the Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation in Wisconsin.

  • 23: Talking Entrepreneurship in West Virginia with Bill Woodrum

    October 11th, 2021  |  31 mins 20 secs
    econ dev, economic development, entrepreneurship, west virginia

    Dane and Bill Woodrum have a wide reaching conversation on entrepreneurship. Bill is the Coordinator of the WV Entrepreneurship Network and project director for WV BusinessLink at the WV Department of Economic Development.

  • 22: Meet the "Chief Remover of Obstacles" Lea Ann Seiler

    October 4th, 2021  |  29 mins 21 secs
    econ dev, economic development, kansas, rural, small town

    Lea Ann's job is to daily figure out what obstacles she can remove, so that her community members can move forward with their businesses.

  • 21: From Site Selector to Econ Dev with Andrew Sloss

    September 27th, 2021  |  30 mins 21 secs
    econdev, economic development, houston, site selection, south dakota, texas

    Andrew Sloss was a site selector for ten years before making the transition during Covid to economic development. Listen in for his advice from both sides of the table.

  • 20: With Dane Carlson (on the We Are Jobs Podcast)

    September 20th, 2021  |  24 mins 3 secs
    dane carlson, econ dev, economic development

    The 20th episode of Econ Dev Show. This week we replay a interview with Dane from the We Are Jobs Podcast.

  • 19: Planning and Anthropology with Econ Dev Jim Eldridge

    September 13th, 2021  |  33 mins 33 secs
    anthropology, city planning, econ dev, economic development, small town

    Jim Eldridge grew up wanting to be an anthropologist, or a city planner. Instead, he puts both of those skillsets to use as an economic developer in Ada, Oklahoma.

  • 18: The Secrets of Economic Development with Novelist and Econ Dev Don Erwin

    September 6th, 2021  |  43 mins 31 secs
    econ dev, economic development, writing

    Retired econ dev Don Erwin has written an engrossing thriller and an economic development textbook. (And yes, they're the same book.)

  • 17: Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development with Zachary Barker

    August 30th, 2021  |  35 mins 33 secs
    econ dev, economic development, entrepreneurship

    In this episode, we hear from Zachary Barker about entrepreneurship led economic development. Zach's an expert in ecosystem design and delivery of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation (ETI) led programming.

  • 16: With Change Agent Jimi Copland of The Rural Spark

    August 23rd, 2021  |  26 mins 6 secs
    econdev, economic development, rural, texas

    Dane talks with Jimi Copland. Jimi is an economic developer, educator, needle mover, encourager, change agent, and owner of The Rural Spark.

  • 15: Dane Talks to Himself About the Econ Dev Show

    August 12th, 2021  |  20 mins 4 secs
    econ dev, economic development

    Not content to just interview economic developers, in this episode host Dane Carlson tries talking to himself.