We Need Better Public Engagement in Economic Development, and here’s why and how – interview with Podcatalyst

The good folks at Podcatalyst asked me back recently to do a second interview with them (read: I must not have sounded too crazy the first time!).  This time, host Clay Banks wanted to focus on one element that gets a fair amount of attention in The Local Economy Revolution: why making our local economies work better …

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Holy mackerel… another kind review from New Community Paradigms.

Some days a little encouragement that you might be doing something that matters...well, matters.  What a pleasure, then to discover that Brian Dowling  of Pathways to New Community Paradigms had written such an insightful review of The Local Economy Revolution.  You can read the entire review here -- and Brian's deep dive, systemic analyses are worth …

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Whoa. Kind words from PlannersWeb’s Editor

Positive feedback is always great, but when you get it from someone whose writing chops you deeply appreciate, that's a whole 'nother level of awesome. Wayne Senville, the longtime editor of PlannersWeb, has dealt with my writing for years, crafting and refining my often clunky submissions as a columnist for Planning Commissioner's Journal and its online …

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