Pop-up shop success tips from Nicole McGee, Artist and Entrepreneur, who sells her artwork directly to local neighborhoods in showcase pop-up boutiques.
Katherine Readey Chilcote, Co-Founder, Cleveland Colectivo, describes four simple steps to start a giving circle model in your community.
As culture and transformation have evolved and changed, so too have our approaches to organisational change. This article provides a list of tips and key insights for anyone interested in affecting collective change.
This article describes the value Civic Forums bring to developing entrepreneurial cultures and digital data search for robust network communications.
In four steps, you can launch a Tutor/Mentor Connection Strategy to construct vital information systems that aid volunteer networks and enliven school to career pathways. This successful model transforms the lives of urban youth, their loved ones and future generations. Daniel, a respected State of Illinois leader, explains how in this article.
Professional terms used in community and economic development may mean different things to different people in different professions. This can be confusing! We've started a basic list of terms used in Open Source Economic Development. Do you have a term you would like to add?
I-Open maintains public archives of over 200 entrepreneur video interviews, a growing database of 2500 images, sound and document libraries across the World Wide Web. This article outlines how anyone can share I-Open interviews to build trust and value in emerging entrepreneurial networks.
Open conversations, inspired by entrepreneurs, strengthen local economies by identifying creativity and trust building opportunities for collaboration and mutual capacity building.
Surviving in the “dog-eat-dog world” of business requires spunk, tenacity, and courage. Basically, it requires finding out what we love to do and getting good at it. But then we have to distinguish ourselves in a world of experts to get noticed and find opportunities to do what we love to do.
Social business requires an integration of all we know to advance our conversations and meaningfully connect to both traditional and non-traditional employment opportunities.
Articles to help you grasp new practices and tools in Open Source Economic Development.
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