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How to Embrace Change For Fun and Profit


By Eric Wright In his fabulous book Traction, Gino Wickman tells the story of the “Dog and the Nail.” A man walked up to a home in a rural area where a man was rocking on his porch with his…

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Building A Legacy


Beginning With the End in Mind By Eric Wright One of the most memorable pieces of advice I ever heard was from Stephen Covey who recommended writing your own funeral eulogy in his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective…

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Transporting Vision


During the Christmas and New Year’s holiday, I had time to read Craig Nelson’s phenomenal book Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon.

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How To Market Our Region

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Celebrate Doing it Right By Eric Wright In 1961 when Yuri Gagarin returned safely, becoming the first human in space, the Soviet Union announced the achievement in a broadcast aired in the middle of the night EST. Until then, it…

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What’s the Real Target?


Keeping a Personal Face on Economic Development By Eric Wright Like many of our English words, “economy” comes from a Greek root oikonomí, meaning simply, “household management.” This definition reinforces a vital point when we ponder all the facets of economic…

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You May Be An Entrepreneur If…


By Eric Wright When I was a kid, there was an absurd TV comedy called Green Acres. Eddie Albert starred as Oliver Wendell Douglas, a successful New York attorney who had an irresistible attraction to “farm livin’.” Eva Gabor, who played…