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Culture Shock May Give Unions Inroads

Culture Shock May Give Unions Inroads | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Some years back, I was touring a Korean automotive parts manufacturing plant in Alabama, where the HR director told me that her biggest challenge was educating management on how to talk to Alabamians.”
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How to lead a Business Review on your brand

How to lead a Business Review on your brand | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Before engaging in your brand planning process, it is a good discipline to start off by doing a deep dive analysis on everything on your business. And I mean everything. Yes, everything!!!”
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China top spot for FDI in world - Chinadaily USA

China top spot for FDI in world - Chinadaily USA | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“China was the top destination for FDI in 2014, and the main engine of the economy is no longer manufacturing but the service sector.”
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Rebranding a Nation | Mariam Atash | TEDxKabul - YouTube

“In this talk Mariam outlines her vision for rebranding Afghanistan as a country known internationally for its beautiful people, natural resources, investment...”
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Revealed: World's most valuable nation brands - Emirates 24/7

Revealed: World's most valuable nation brands - Emirates 24/7 | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“USA leads with $19.3trn brand value: Brand Finance”
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The Death Of The American Dream In 22 Numbers |...

The Death Of The American Dream In 22 Numbers |... | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
““We are the generation that gets to witness the end of the American Dream. The numbers that you are about to see tell a story. They tell a story of a once m””
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Building better cities

Building better cities | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Joan Clos, executive director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme investigates the challenge of what kind of urbanization can and will nurture sustainable growth.”
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The 7-year slump: Why the global economy can’t seem to get started

The 7-year slump: Why the global economy can’t seem to get started | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Why is it that after a deep global recession seven years ago and economic growth almost six years ago in North America, we are still stuck with an inconsistent and frustrating recovery?”
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How the future of work may make many of us happier

How the future of work may make many of us happier | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“‘We’re headed towards a dramatically different economy in which most workers will be independent contractors.”
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The Differences Between Brand And Reputation

The Differences Between Brand And Reputation | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Brand and reputation are tightly linked but not synonyms. I raise this because I seem to be having more and more conversations where brand projects are being renamed as reputation projects to make them more “palatable” internally.”
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US invites Indian firms for investments, assures all support - Economic Times

US invites Indian firms for investments, assures all support - Economic Times | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“NEW DELHI: Extending invitation to Indian firms to attend SelectUSA Investment Summit 2015 and explore business opportunities, the US has said that potential investors across sectors will get...”
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Texas Governor Proposes Changes to Economic Development Programs

Texas Governor Proposes Changes to Economic Development Programs | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“There might soon be some sweeping changes to at least a couple of key Texas economic development tools and incentive programs.”
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Toronto is world’s best city to live in, Economist study says

Toronto is world’s best city to live in, Economist study says | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Montreal is the second-best, with Stockholm, Amsterdam and San Francisco rounding out the top five”
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Quarles named Top 40 Rising Stars in Economic Development - Focusdailynews

Quarles named Top 40 Rising Stars in Economic Development - Focusdailynews | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Focus Daily News is a daily newspaper covering South Dallas suburbs”
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‘Made in Britain’ gets new logo

‘Made in Britain’ gets new logo | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“As globalization advances and as more and more companies move their production to more salary-competitive countries, it’s harder to tell where does one product some from.”
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Branding a New Region: The Tillamook Coast, Oregon

“Last year, TDM was invited to develop brand and tourism strategies for Tillamook County on the acclaimed Oregon Coast.”
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Looking for a good job? Try these cities

Looking for a good job? Try these cities | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“CNNMoney takes a look at new report from the Brookings Institution ranking American cities on the percent of the workforce employed in “advanced industries” that spend significant amounts on research and development and employ high numbers of...”
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Expert chat: José Torres on city brand fundamentals

Expert chat: José Torres on city brand fundamentals | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“José Torres of Bloom Consulting talks to PlacesBrands about why most city branding attempts fail, the ingredients for success, and how to brand unknown cities. PlacesBrands: José, let’s start with a basic but important question: Why should cities...”
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Can you guess the #1 city to live in? You might be surprised

Can you guess the #1 city to live in? You might be surprised | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Ever thought about where the best place in the world to live is? Ever thought that Toronto, Ontario would make the top of the list? Me either.”
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Manufacturing moves back to the U.S.

Manufacturing moves back to the U.S. | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Boston Consulting Group has put together an infographic describing the movement of production from China back to the U.S. The infographic shows and explains several statistic surrounding U.S. consumption and good production, costs and jobs.”
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‘Skilling Up’ Amercians for a better economic future

‘Skilling Up’ Amercians for a better economic future | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A new initiative is taking America by storm.”
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Michigan Economic Development Corp Update on Tech Startup Growth

Michigan Economic Development Corp Update on Tech Startup Growth | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced that the number of tech startup companies in Michigan has more than tripled in the past four years.”
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Why Companies Should Outsource Site Selection

Why Companies Should Outsource Site Selection | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Dean Barber:Here’s a past blog that explains what and why I do what I do. I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and will have a Happy New Year. I’ll see you down the road in 2015.”
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Remarks at SelectUSA Summit Briefing - US Department of State (press release)

Remarks at SelectUSA Summit Briefing - US Department of State (press release) | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Remarks at SelectUSA Summit Briefing”
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New Data: What Types of Content Perform Best on Social Media?

New Data: What Types of Content Perform Best on Social Media? | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“In many aspects of life, timing is key. If you've got to schedule a very important meeting, and all of the attendees aren't morning people, scheduling an 8 a.m. start time probably won't result in a productive meeting.”
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