From the desk of Regina Lindsey (May 2017)

In 2009, I went to the Public Policy Advisory Council for International Economic Development Council, of which I currently serve as chair. We have three responsibilities. First, we craft the organization’s federal agenda, which outlines issues that impact economic development organizations across the country.

Make that five in a row

The Lone Star State has once again prevailed in Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” competition. The Governor’s Cup goes to the state with the most major corporate location and expansion projects. To be counted, a project has to either involve a capital investment of at least $1 million, 20 or more new jobs, or 20,000 square feet of new construction.

Who IS on first

Ed Deming, the godfather of business efficiency, once said, “He that would run his business on visible figures alone will soon have neither business nor visible figures to work with.”

What is means to buy a franchise

Franchising is one of the most effective ways to get into business for yourself. Research continually shows that that the survival rate of a franchised business is significantly greater than an independent start-up.
It’s not foolproof, however.

Franchising is a very simple concept, and when people understand how it works, and are committed to its fundamental principles, it works perfectly!