10/21/2010 09:15:52 AM - 0 Comments
As our economy emerges from the recession and companies look
to grow again, Dave Oetken , Managing Director for Business Advising at ENTERPRISECORP, offers his insights
to help businesses understand the importance of cash cycles and financing
The goal of every business leader is to grow the business or
organization. Right? Sales solve all problems. Right? If I could just increase
sales by 10% or just find that next big contract all my problems would be
solved. Right? Well, maybe.
10/20/2010 03:03:07 PM - 0 Comments
Louisville’s Aging Care sector is growing,
making it one of the region’s most exciting areas for economic growth. Today,
the My Better Nursing Home blog highlighted one critical component Louisville is using to
develop the next generation of innovations in again care: The International
Center for Long-Term Care Innovation.
10/20/2010 12:33:29 PM - 0 Comments
The latest from Eileen Pickett, GLI’s Senior Vice President for Economic and Community Development:
We’ve known for a long time that the logistics and
distribution sector is central to Louisville’s
economy. And we’ve known that this
community is good at logistics
– if you need to get something from here to there, Louisville is the place to do it. It’s rather nice though, to have the rest of
the world acknowledge this strength.
I draw your attention to the current issue of Fortune magazine (the Oct 18th issue – the one with Oprah on the cover)
pages 32 and 33.
10/18/2010 10:33:27 AM - 1 Comments
will it take to grow our city and attract new-economy jobs? One thing we know
for sure is more citizens with post-secondary degrees. So a coalition of business, civic and
government leaders have taken on an exciting new initiative that will increase
the number of degree-holders in Louisville
by 55,000 people.
goal? You bet.
10/14/2010 05:28:28 PM - 0 Comments
published its 2010 Candidate Survey responses today, and if you haven’t checked
them out, you can click here to do so.
all know, Kentucky
has an important election taking place on Tuesday, November 2. To help you
support candidates who are committed to improving the local, state and federal
climates for business, GLI surveyed candidates for local, state and federal
office and asked them to share their positions on pressing employer concerns –
taxes, economic development, business regulation and more.
10/14/2010 05:19:49 PM - 0 Comments
Inner Chamber doesn’t have many procurement needs. We’re a blog. But the rest
of our organization is utilizing products and services all the time: awards,
office supplies, graphic services, caterers… the list goes on and on.
most companies are like ours: many needs, little time to get competitive bids. So
GLI has launched a new exclusive member benefit to address this challenge: ChamberBid.
10/14/2010 05:06:27 PM - 0 Comments
As Louisville is working to
transform itself into the Idea Capital of the World, people across the
community are thinking about what it means to dream big – and what it takes to
make an idea reality.
Washington Post has an interesting
article on one man’s quest to make his dream come true. In the case of Jan
Scruggs, his dream was to create the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Click here to read his account of the challenges and fortitude it took to make
his big idea come to fruition.
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