Did you know that in different parts of the country the American Dream is viewed as more or less achievable? How easy is it to achieve the American Dream where you live? Creators of this new performance measure explain what their research shows.
““Chart of the Day: Xavier index shows American dream of owning home falters Cincinnati Business Courier (blog) Rising prices, interest rates that are inching up and limited inventory are likely causing potential home buyers to sour a bit on that...”...”
“SaharaReporters.com Nigeria, Levick And The Imperatives Of Nation Branding By Tony Usidamen SaharaReporters.com According to one of the world's leading voices on the subject of National Identity, Simon Anholt, a nation's 'brand' generally refers to...”
“What are your vacation plans this summer? Are you headed to the beach? The mountains? Will you visit family? A condo, hotel or campground? Are you going to a favorite spot from summers past, or will you seek out something new to discover?”
“We are often asked about the impact of brands on financial, business performance and growth. Enough research has been conducted on this over time throughout the world that one could write and entire book on this subject.”
“Attending the Association of Asian Studies conference in Singapore last week, I realized that Japan's global image is not what it might be. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan is ... (I'm heavily quoted in this think piece on nation brand Japan.”
“This is a must listen speech of Mr. Simon Anholt, who delivered this speech for TED Talks. Incredible thoughts you should not miss out. Simon Anholt is an independent policy advisor who has worked to help develop and ...”
““ The reauthorization of America’s first official national destination marketing organization, Brand USA, was passed by the House of Representatives on July” (Interview: Brand USA CEO on the Next Phase of Marketing America Abroad”
"The Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA) launched a new ad campaign this month targeting the meetings and convention market with fun, high-wattage visuals that haven’t been promoted on the group side since early 2008."
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“He was lionized as a hero - but today his younger brother, Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's current Prime Minister, is widely reviled in the media. It seems to me that Israel as a nation-brand has severely lost its focus.”
“What’s the housing market look like for 2014? According to Forbes, a trusted source of real estate news and industry data, home builders are cautiously optimistic about the state of real estate affairs for the remainder of 2014 through 2015.”
“It’s a free country or so they say. Like every place, we here in the United States have our laws, regulations and taxes. That’s the nature of things where all government resides, which is sometimes to the ire and discomfort of business.”
“Imriel Morgan at The Huffington Post takes a look at how companies can attract top tech talent to their area when they’re not located in a major city or tech hub, including tactics like employee referrals, employer branding, and community outreach.”