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Adios Tax Credits in Ohio?


Richard Florida recently released a study saying that tax incentives are becoming less of a location factor.  Similarly, the New York Times published a series on the use of tax incentives and the lack of a corresponding return on investment … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers as Economic Development


As we boomers are getting older, we have influenced politics, popular culture, business and now retirement locations.  I am sure the younger generation will be happy when they can have the influence we have had…and hopefully fewer reality TV shows…. … Continue reading

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Increasing Productivity in Economic Development


Most communities have small staffs – usually one person; at best two. And budget size: fogettabodit… If you are the ED person, how does the pressure feel?  Yeah, I thought so. Intense. What have you done today to bring in … Continue reading

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We’ve Moved!!


We have moved our Blog to http://www.cdjconsulting.wordpress.com.

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The Economic Development Calculator


The CDJ Consulting website is steadily improving in 2011. We have added information about and a demonstration model of our (patent pending) economic development calculator: the Business Assistance Recruitment Calculator(c). Our Ohio Basic Model is up; soon to be added … Continue reading

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Brimeyer Fursman – CDJ Partnership Update


Last month I commented on the formation of a strategic partnership with Brimeyer Fursman Executive Search/Strategies. We have been e-mailing and teleconferencing since August. I finally had the opportunity to meet our new strategic partners at the National League of … Continue reading

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Cycling, part 2


  Yep, time for another rambling bicycling topic (don’t look for the 5 paragraph form you learned in junior high school).  I was only able to ride once since that last post.  I know.  There are times the bike, Mahdwan, … Continue reading

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Bicycle Riding — maybe part 1


When I first started this blog, I was asked what all I would write about. I mentioned the usual professional topics and maybe some personal things like cycling, music and maybe some other random topics. With the change in weather, … Continue reading

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National League of Cities Congress of Cities December 1-3, 2010


CDJ Consulting,LLC and Brimeyer-Fursman Executive Searches/Strategies will be launching our new strategic partnership at the National League of Cities Congress of Cities in Denver, Colorado with a booth at the conference.  We will be at Booth #770. The NLC Conference … Continue reading

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CDJ enters into Strategic Partnership with Brimeyer Fursman


We are happy to announce a new strategic partnership with Brimeyer Fursman Executive Search/Strategies. CDJ Consulting welcomes Richard and Irina Fursman! CDJ will be representing Brimeyer Fursman Executive Search in the states of Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Tennessee. Brimeyer … Continue reading

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