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Entrepreneurship: Just what the doctor ordered

By: Katie Rethlake, Marketing Project Manager 12/18/2013 I recently read an article from Forbes about the infectious influence of being an entrepreneur. Tis' the season for the cold and flu, but according to a recent study from the Kauffman Institute, entrepreneurship is becoming a severely c...Read More

Employers suggest methods for less work time and more productivity

The Journal Gazette recently posted an article from the Associated Press about unproductive employees. Instead of asking for more, more, more, some companies are asking for less. These companies realize that successful employees must be able to escape from work, and too much work outside of the ...Read More

The Five Pillars of Vision 2020

The Five Pillars of Vision 2020  Yesterday, individuals from around the community joined together for the Vision 2020 event at Parkview Whitley Hospital. The discussion topic was the vision of Whitley County and northeast Indiana. Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership President and CEO, John ...Read More

Welcome, Naomi!

By: Naomi Lowen, EDC Intern Hi, I am Naomi Lowen, a senior at Columbia City High School. I am interning here at the EDC to gain  business experience to prepare me for college and my future career. Throughout high school I have been involved with show choir in the women's ensemble for four years,...Read More

Servant Leadership: Anyone wanting to be a leader must first be the servant

By: Katie Rethlake, EDC Marketing Project Manager Is leadership inborn and instinctive? Or is it a learned skill that requires effort and practice? If you said leadership was genetic and was instilled in your DNA by chance at birth, James Hunter would say you're robbing yourself of opportunities ...Read More

One rumor debunked and five takeaways from Jim Clifton

One rumor debunked and five takeaways from Jim Clifton By: Whitley EDC President, Alan Tio, CEcD First, to borrow a phrase, reports of my departure are greatly exaggerated. No, I am not leaving my career in economic development, but I have accepted a commission in the US Navy Reserve. I will be ...Read More

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