Category Archives: Prosperity Agenda

The Prosperity Agenda: What Made You Fall in Love with Your Michigan Community?

When you think about your community what is it you love most about it? Is it the people? Is it the things to do and places to experience? The next Michigan Prosperity Agenda on News/Talk 760 WJR explores what makes … Continue reading

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Ramblings on a Cold Day

A few random thoughts on city matters. The human experience is, and always will be, the greatest measure of a place. The sites, the smells, the energy, the opportunity. I am reminded of this daily. A city’s growth patterns seem … Continue reading

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Place Led Governance: On old rules, new rules and no rules

Starting over can be hard. In relationships. In careers. And in life. The same is true for cities. They rise and fall. Triumph and fail. All the while seeking to change with the times. My favorite example of the changing … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Attracting and Retaining Talent Vital to Michigan’s Future

Do you know a recent college graduate who left Michigan for Chicago, Portland, Austin or some other community? When they left did they even have a job secured? Michigan continues to lose its college graduates at a rate higher than … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Strong Towns

Is your town strong? You can find out by listening to this month’s Prosperity Agenda radio show on News/Talk 760 WJR. During this month’s show we talk about a recent Strong Towns Strength Test put out by the Strong Towns … Continue reading

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