January 31st, 2022 | 28 mins 30 secs
econ dev, economic development, entrepreneurship, north carolina, retail
Chris Johnson is the Director of Johnston County North Carolina Economic Development. Imagine how difficult it would be to give out his email address. Dane and Chris talk about Chris's background in retail and what new perspectives he's brought to economic development including thinking of a spec building as a loss leader.
January 24th, 2022 | 23 mins 58 secs
arkansas, econ dev, economic development, florida, texas
Rob Sitterley is a real pro. He's worked in a local community, statewide and now works in regional economic development. In this episode, the President & CEO of AR-TX Regional Economic Development Inc. shares his tactics to make you better economic developer. He also gives us some insight into Texarkana, and doing economic development for two different states.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)