Tag Archives | entrepreneurship

Cultivating New Jobs in Burlington, NC

Just a few weeks ago I had the opportunity to join over 400 entrepreneurial leaders from around the world in Kansas City, MO. The ESHIP Summit was hosted by the Kauffman Foundation and sought to begin putting together a playbook of strategies that communities can implement to accelerate entrepreneurship. The main theme of our discussions […]

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Rekindling the Spirit of Burlington – Innovation from Within

Our city needs jobs. Since our founding, Burlington has seen many industries come and go, and as an industry leaves, it decimates the community that is left behind. We can break this cycle by cultivating innovation within our city. The innovative spirit of entrepreneurship found in our residents will initiate our city’s next chapter. It […]

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Getting Past the Same Old Excuses

The vibrancy of our Main Street downtown is a direct indicator of the overall health of our community. When buildings sit vacant and deteriorating, they suck the energy out of the surrounding community. We’ve all seen it happen with Western Electric, May Hosiery, and countless other sites around out city. We must reverse this by […]

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